For those of you requiring IRB approval click here
Pre-work/Work Action Plan
Required pre-work/work for participation in NHPC - download the guide here
Joining the Initiative
Please submit a PQIT Roster for your team
Roster Changes: Please make sure to submit any changes in your team roster. We would like to be able to provide all team members with the latest information about the initiative and we can only do that with your help.
Initiative Charter/Action Plans/Work Plans
IV Weaning protocol for Newborns with Hypoglycemia - Whether you're a hospital that has a Level 1 nursery or a Level 4 NICU, if you administer IV therapy, this weaning protocol can optimize treatment in newborns less than 48 hours old. Written as a provider driven protocol, this resource aims to standardize and guide clinical decisions for both asymptomatic and symptomatic hypoglycemic newborns who require IV glucose treatment.
Tracking Tool to Support Hypoglycemia Protocol Implementation 2.0 - updated by the folks at Caromont to include two additional criteria, has an apgar score at 1 minute of less than 6 and has signs or symptoms of low sugars
Initiative Data: The official start date for Initiative Data Collection is February 01 2019.
Attention Data Collectors:
Instructions on how to obtain access to Delphi to submit data.
A multitude of webinars will be available on-demand to assist you in your work
Your team will need to schedule at least monthly meetings to review data, make plans for PDSA cycles, and plan for next steps.
Please set up times to meet with your Executive Champions to update them on your progress and to ask for their help to meet your goals. PQCNC would suggest you meet with them every other month but no less than every quarter.