Implementation program components
ED staff involvement
Needs and interest assessment
I-CaM team sends a survey to all eligible hospitals to assess health-providers needs and interests regarding the CM intervention.
I-CaM team meets with key ED staff to provide more information about the CM intervention and the study procedures.
Interested key ED staff participate in a one-day workshop aiming to provide basic training on the CM intervention and assist in their decision of whether to adopt the CM intervention
The CM toolkit includes a detailed description of the CM intervention components, a validated framework of vulnerability among FUEDs to use as a screening tool and a booklet with practical information to use as models for the implementing sites.
Preparation, operation and sustainability
Team member selection support
Provides a description of key team member characteristics to support team member selection at implementing sites
Site visits & training
I-CaM team meets with key staff in implementing sites to provide support to establish available resources on-site, to tailor the CM intervention to local realities and to provide training and coaching regarding the CM intervention to the full CM team
2 visits of 2 h
Coaching, technical assistance & feedback
The I-CaM coach (I-CaM research nurse) conducts site visits every three months with as needed support to provide tailored assistance and feedback to each site
Between 4 and 8 h depending on sites’ needs
The I-CaM coach provides support and technical assistance upon request from implementing sites
Depending on sites’ needs