Annual forum

The Emergency Care Clinical Network (ECCN) held a forum to bring together emergency care clinicians, academics, other interested clinicians and key stakeholders to hear and discuss current evidence and best practice in emergency care.

The fourth forum on Evidence into Action in emergency departments was held on the 28 March 2012 in Melbourne and 130 clinicians attended from metropolitan, regional and rural emergency departments.

2012 Evidence-based quality improvement projects 

This is an annual nine month quality improvement cycle in enhancing the use of evidence-based care to reduce variation in practice and improve consistency of emergency care.

Twenty two emergency departments completed the 2012 quality improvement projects. Storyboards have been developed to present their approach, results and lessons learnt, which are available under the project topics below.

Improving the management of early pregnancy bleeding

Improving the management of asthma in adults