These files represent the content from various BCA Learning Sessions. They represent a mix of content and sources: some are original BCA content, some are from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and others have a mix of local and external content. They are available to be used by any hospital or institution to promote learning.

Western Cape Surgical Site Infection Collaborative

Learning Session 2
November 2015
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Paarl Hospital's SSI group - multidisciplinary team!

Western Cape Surgical Site Infection Collaborative
Learning Session 1

Western Cape Leading Antibiotic Stewardship
Nov 14, 2012

Western Cape Learning Session 3 - June 1. 2012
Core Presentation LS 3

Western Cape CEO Session Nov 2011

Western Cape Learning Session 2 - Nov 2011

LS 2 Introduction

LS 2 Model for Improvement and Testing ( PDSA Cycle)

LS 2 Learning on Bundles

LS 2 Antibiotic Stewardship

W Cape CEO Session May 2011

MediClinic LS 1 Feb 2011

Day 1/2 Learning Session

Day 2/2 Learning Session

Work Book

Resources List

Additional Slides

Introduction and Business Case

The "icetray PDSA"

Best Care Always Extranet Workbook

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Best Care Always Graphs Self-Study/ Workshop Materials

Nota Bene: All documents are in MS Office 2010 (.docx, .xlsx) or .pdf

The workbook is designed with step by step instructions to create
Welsh Safety Crosses, Days Between Infection & Infection Rate Graphs
as well as Individual Bundle Element Compliance and Overall Patient Compliance Graphs

Resources: You will need to open the Example Data Worksheet and the Example Report Template
on your computer to complete the exercises as you go through the workbook.

Handouts: You will use the Welsh Cross handout to count # of infections per month, and
the Example Audit Form will be used to score process measures to input data for the
process graphs - Individual Bundle Element and Overall Bundle Compliance

If you are teaching a group, the agenda and feedback form are included.

Best Care Always Graphs Workbook

Graphs Files

BCA Example Data Worksheet

BCA Example Report Template

BCA Welsh Cross 3 Month Example Data Handout

BCA Example VAP Audit Form with Data Handout

Example VAP Audit Tool


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