Multi-System IDDSI Implementation: Keeping Education Hands-on in a Virtual World

Tuesday, October 19
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Central Time)
CE: 1.0
Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
Activity Code: 164075


In this session, learners will understand the project management methods utilized to implement the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) across a network of 130 hospitals in the United States. Panelists will discuss successes and challenges to implementation arising from a variety of hospital models which use different food service delivery processes. Effective leadership and communication strategies used across multidisciplinary champion teams will be discussed, as well as the framework implemented to educate these teams. Finally, learners will understand how to achieve hands-on education using a virtual training platform.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the steps used to implement IDDSI across a multi-hospital system with varied food service delivery models.
  • Describe the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration and empowering diverse champion teams to achieve process change.
  • Identify steps required to offer virtual hands-on clinical training.

Performance Indicators:

  • 14.3.2 Leads and participates in stakeholder analyses in order to establish
    project objectives and goals.
  • 3.1.2 Fosters a culture in which diversity and cross-team collaboration are valued.
  • 9.3.2 Develops and/or selects a variety of learning activities based on a plan of action and outcomes, and the needs of the individual, group, community and population.