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ITEMS TO INCLUDE IN YOUR REPORT

 

Setting

What is the profile of your institution? type, geography, population, staff, etc.

 

Motivation/problem

What was the need for improvement? How did you identify this need?

 

Aim

What did you want to accomplish?

What was goal and how would it be measured?

 

Intervention/changes tested

What was the intervention? How was it developed? Evidence supporting it?

 

Implementation (What was done and how did you do it?)

Were there teams? Who were members and what were roles?

What were the important tasks and who fulfilled them?

What were necessary resources and how were they acquired? What were financial costs?

What barriers were encountered and how were they addressed?

 

Results/outcomes

What were they?

 

Innovation

What is unique or innovative about your program?

 

Applicability

Can it be extrapolated to other settings?

 

Current status

Are results being sustained?

Does program need to be changed/updated?

 

Practical advice/take home message

What worked?

 

WRITING TIPS

Be specific: INCLUDE DETAILS

Provide references for statements that need support

 

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