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Strategic Priority 1: Patient as Educator

Goal:

Position Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre as the Canadian leader in engaging patients and families as teachers and educators.

Primary Responsibility:

Tamara Harth

Implementation Strategies:

  • Leverage the lived experiences of patients and families in the development of patient education tools
  • Develop innovative curriculum with patients and families for healthcare professionals
  • Improve patient family education competencies through formative feedback to all our learners
  • Create and implement new models of team-based learning in collaboration with patients and families
  • Integrate the patient’s voice into team-based learning assessment tools
  • Align Patient as Educator work with team-based learning and education scholarship and increase the linkage to person-centred care, Advance Care Planning, and relevant priority Program Quality Improvement Plans
  • Integrate Office of The Patient Experience representative and perspective into Patient as Educator committee

Metrics for Patient as Educator:

  • Number of Patient & Family Education (PFE) tools created in collaboration with patients and families at Sunnybrook per year
  • Number of times formative feedback is provided by patients/families to student learners at Sunnybrook per year
  • Number of healthcare professional curricula developed together with patients and families at Sunnybrook per year
  • Number of Patient as Educator experts at Sunnybrook per year

Activity

Outcome

Establish Patient as Educator Committee Patient as Educator Committee established with annual workplan for 2018-2019
Create Patient as Educator training program Patient as Educator training program established with involvement of all Sunnybrook Clinical Programs
Develop Patient as Educator video library Patient as Educator series will include Advance Care Planning, Discharge Planning, and Digital Narrative Medicine
Create formative feedback tool (completed by patients and families) for Sunnybrook student learners addressing their communication skills Formative feedback tool on communication skills finalized