This report highlights selected events and the insights of 17 experts interviewed about the significant changes in the provision and delivery of behavioral health care in the U.S. military that took place from 2003–2013.
This report shares findings from a rapid review of the evidence on the use of Paediatric Early Warning (PEW) scores and systems in UK healthcare settings, to help staff to identify clinical deterioration and facilitate early intervention.
This tool provides a visualization of the concepts in "Strengthening the Entry-Level Health Care Workforce: Finding a Path" which reviews strategies, strengthens and expands the entry-level health care workforce, and identifies opportunities for stakeholders.
The goal of this research was to review evidence on promising strategies, strengthen and expand the entry-level health care workforce, and identify potential opportunities for stakeholders to consider.
Cancer is a leading cause of death in the UK. Action is needed now to recruit and train more NHS staff in certain key cancer-related roles if NHS is to meet its ambitions for improving cancer services over the next 10 years.
The Training in Psychotherapy (TIP) Tool assesses how well psychotherapy trainings for community-based providers include elements of trainings identified as potentially effective. This guide provides an update of the TIP Tool based on pilot testing.
RAND Europe conducted an evidence assessment of the de-escalation training literature and found that training may help staff manage patient violence and aggression but de-escalation training may not reduce the number of violent/aggressive incidents.
The authors identify core competencies and behaviors in nine provider disciplines that participate in amputation rehabilitation and offer recommendations on how to implement them in the military health setting.
In this RCT, adding a didactic lecture to a simulation curriculum did not lead to improvement in CRM skills, and there was actually a non-significant trend towards improved CRM skills in the control arm compared with the intervention arm.
The mental health workforce needs the proper tools to meet the needs of the communities it serves. A key element of this is high-quality training in how to deliver evidence-based treatments. RAND developed a new tool designed to assess how well a specific training aligns with the most critical features of effective training.
Evidence-based psychotherapies improve symptoms and speed recovery from mental health conditions. The Training in Psychotherapy (TIP) tool helps ensure that psychotherapy training meets the needs of providers and supports competent delivery.
The Training in Psychotherapy (TIP) Tool can be applied to community-based psychotherapy trainings to assess their alignment with elements that enhance effectiveness. This document includes the TIP Tool, a user guide, and details on tool development.
Health professional recertification is meant to demonstrate and foster knowledge and competence. This report assesses recertification requirements for physician assistants, physicians, and advanced practice nurses in the U.S. and elsewhere.
National baseline data on nursing home infection control programs will aid evaluations of a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services rule requiring facilities to include an antibiotic stewardship and employ an infection preventionist.