Projects

NMSES has project funding available through the facility engagement initiative with the Specialist Services Committee. Initiatives could include capital project development, engagement with the membership or the health authority or research projects. Each project must be physician led and can be funded up to a one year term with the possibility of renewal.

Have an idea for a PROJECT?

Use this application for project funding.

Have an idea for an ACTIVITY?

Use this application for activity funding.

CategoryPosted OnTitleDescriptionproject_category_hfilterproject_tag_hfilter
, , March 17, 2021NRGH Pediatric Call Group guidelinesNMSES funding will support the Pediatrics on-call group members to collaboratively develop a set of …msa pediatrics qicollaboration nrgh pediatrics
, , March 17, 2021Clarifying care pathway for Center Island patients with suspected Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA)This project supports a physician-led working-group of clinical stakeholders to come together formulate an optimal, …engagement msa qicare-pathways gca msa nrgh
, , March 17, 2021NRGH Cardiac Catheterisation Suite Project ProposalCardiology and ICU physicians have partnered to develop an evidence-based and data-driven case for establishing …doctors engagement msacardiology cathlab data-collection msa
, , March 17, 2021ER Interdisciplinary SIMsThe NRGH ER Interdisciplinary simulation project runs regularly scheduled simulation based training for the emergency …doctors engagement simulationcollaboration er msa nrgh simulation
, , March 17, 2021Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Emergency Department WebsiteEmergency Physicians are developing their own departmental website in order to improve professional and public …doctors engagement msaengagement er msa nrgh website
, , March 16, 2021NRGH Acute Stroke Care ImprovementProblem: NRGH services a population with a high burden of CVA. A provincial initative to …engagement msa qier msa neurology nrgh stroke-care
, , March 16, 2021MRP Cardiology RoundtableThis project aims to clarify who is the Most Responsible Physician (MRP) for patients who …engagement msa qicardiology mrp nrgh
, , November 6, 2019Nanaimo General Surgeons Central Referral System (NGSCRS)This project aims to create a centralized referral system for all incoming general surgery and …engagement msa qireferral surgeons
, November 6, 2019SIM Trainer TrainingThis project was created to improve the quality of ICU specific processes and procedures, and …engagement qiicu simulation training
, , November 6, 2019Perioperative Simulation WorkshopsThe purpose of the workshop is to strengthen performance and practice CRM (Crisis Resource Management) …engagement msa qianesthesiology engagement perioperative simulation
November 6, 2019Improving Care Delivery at OPATThis project aims to improve care delivery in OPAT (outpatient antibiotic therapy) Clinic at NRGH …qimsa opat quality-improvement
November 30, 2017PathwaysThe Nanaimo Division of Family Practice in partnership with the Nanaimo Medical Staff Engagement Society …databasedatabase gps moas ndofp nmses nurse-practitioners pathways physicians project
, November 22, 2017Doctors Lounge RedesignIn partnership with Island Health, the objective of this project is to redesign our current …doctors msadoctors-lounge msa nmses nrgh physicians project
June 16, 2017Community Disaster PreparednessGoal: To enhance our community’s response capabilities in the event of a major disastermsacommunity disaster emergency preparedness response
June 16, 2017Nanaimo ADHD Clinic PlanningGoal: To decrease wait time for assessment and distribute workload among all community pediatricians. To …pediatricsadhd allied-health child wait-times youth
June 16, 2017Pediatric Eating Disorder ClinicGoal: To expand services available to pediatric ED Community in the Central Island with the …pediatricseating-disorder health nutrition pediatrics
March 29, 2017ICU RedesignThe ICU physician group is engaged with Island Health and Stantec Architecture in planning a …icufunding icu improvement

Project Archive

NRGH Pediatric Call Group guidelines

NMSES funding will support the Pediatrics on-call group members to collaboratively develop a set of guidelines to define the Culture of Practice for this group at NRGH, including share attitudes and patterns of behaviors around department meetings, hiring, manpower, sick time coverage, locums, scheduling, leaves of absence, vacations, seniority/retirement, teaching, […]

Read more

NRGH Cardiac Catheterisation Suite Project Proposal

Cardiology and ICU physicians have partnered to develop an evidence-based and data-driven case for establishing a cardiac catheterisation site in Nanaimo. The project will support the collection and analysis of data, the drafting of a proposal and oversight, engagement with and collaboration of Internal Medicine, ICU, Cardiology and the physician […]

Read more

ER Interdisciplinary SIMs

The NRGH ER Interdisciplinary simulation project runs regularly scheduled simulation based training for the emergency department staff. Sessions include pre-brief training and introduction as well as simulation, teaching and post simulation debrief. The high fidelity simulations occur throughout the emergency department to provide high yield training opportunities and collaboration amongst […]

Read more

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Emergency Department Website

Emergency Physicians are developing their own departmental website in order to improve professional and public access to information sources. The site will be structured to provide links to various categories such as: Public Information, Nursing, Research, Education, Ultrasound, Reference, NEEP Educational Program, Departmental News, and Quick Reference Links to other […]

Read more

NRGH Acute Stroke Care Improvement

Problem: NRGH services a population with a high burden of CVA. A provincial initative to improve stroke care and EVT have put strain on the transport and imaging resources, the ER, Neurology and Radiology services at NRGH. Purpose: To bring together the stakeholders in acute stroke care to facilitate discussion […]

Read more

MRP Cardiology Roundtable

This project aims to clarify who is the Most Responsible Physician (MRP) for patients who present with a primary cardiac condition that is acute. Clarifying which patient should be under which physician with regard to different common scenarios will improve patient care, resource utilization, and will more properly align physician […]

Read more

Nanaimo General Surgeons Central Referral System (NGSCRS)

This project aims to create a centralized referral system for all incoming general surgery and endoscopy referrals. Goals include: To improve (i.e. decrease) general surgical referral-to-consultation wait times(i.e. “Wait 1” times) across the board, for all outpatient referrals. Streamline the referral process; which means making it easier for all referring […]

Read more

SIM Trainer Training

This project was created to improve the quality of ICU specific processes and procedures, and to train for both common and unusual incidents. Simulations included cases of acute refractory hypoxia when caused by severe asthma exacerbation or traumatic aortic valve insufficiency, cardiogenic shock due to bradyarrthmia and pacemaker malfunctions, as […]

Read more

Perioperative Simulation Workshops

The purpose of the workshop is to strengthen performance and practice CRM (Crisis Resource Management) skills during low frequency/high intensity events. Not only does this hone skills in specific emergency situations, it allows for evaluation of equipment, carts and systems in the OR setting. It offers an opportunity to practice […]

Read more

Improving Care Delivery at OPAT

This project aims to improve care delivery in OPAT (outpatient antibiotic therapy) Clinic at NRGH to reflect antimicrobial stewardship initiatives and best practice guidelines. The aim is to help align care of common outpatient infectious diseases with medical microbiology stewardship programs by revising the protocols for the NRGH Outpatient IV […]

Read more

Pathways

The Nanaimo Division of Family Practice in partnership with the Nanaimo Medical Staff Engagement Society is implementing Pathways in Nanaimo. It is a web-based database that all Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and their MOAs can use to improve referrals to Specialists and Specialty Clinics. Pathways was developed by physicians for physicians […]

Read more

Doctors Lounge Redesign

In partnership with Island Health, the objective of this project is to redesign our current lounge at NRGH to become more functional, comfortable, and to increase overall usage. The MSA membership has given approval for the redesign, which is ongoing and currently in the design stage. A survey was sent out in […]

Read more

Nanaimo ADHD Clinic Planning

Goal: To decrease wait time for assessment and distribute workload among all community pediatricians. To involve allied health in the care to provide a multidisciplinary approach.

Read more

Pediatric Eating Disorder Clinic

Goal: To expand services available to pediatric ED Community in the Central Island with the goal of providing timely access to cohesive assessment, diagnosis and ongoing multidisciplinary follow up.

Read more

ICU Redesign

The ICU physician group is engaged with Island Health and Stantec Architecture in planning a new three level free standing building at NRGH which will house a new ICU and HDU as well as support space.

Read more