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Educator Pack

Workshop 2: Asthma care in children
SusQI for Paediatric Care

These materials are designed to deliver a 1.5-3 hour interactive workshop on SusQI for healthcare professionals working in primary care and secondary paediatric services. This content includes: 

​1) Slide Deck 
This slide deck includes: 

1) an introduction to environmental sustainability and sustainable healthcare
2) an overview of the SusQI framework including the sustainability principles
3) each stage of the SusQI process explained in detail
4) real-life case studies.  

2) Activities 
Within the Slide Deck, there are two activities which help to make this workshop interactive to enable learning. These activities are within the "Study the System"  and "Design Improvement" stages of the SusQI 4-step process

The activities include worksheets for students, as well as facilitator sheets for answers.

Activity One
This activity helps learners think about carbon hotspots and environmental resources, and how to use a process map to study the system 

Activity One sheet: environmental impacts (for learners)
 One sheet: environmental impacts (for facilitators/educators)

Activity Two
This activity helps learners think about how the social factors such as employment, housing or community invovlement might be affecting the health of their target population. This can help guide thinking about prevention, patient empowerment & self-care as tools for reducing healthcare acitivity. 

Activity Two sheet: social determinants (for learners)
Activity Two sheet: social determinants (for facilitators/educators)

Activity Three

This activity helps learners use the principles of sustainable healthcare to develop change ideas and then prioritise them.

Activity Three sheet:developing and prioritising improvement ideas (for learners)
Activity Three sheet:developing and prioritising improvement ideas (for facilitators/educators)

Activity Four
This activity helps learners to understand the process of carbon foot-printing by completion of a simple carbon foot-printing exercise
. The exercise might be most appropriately completed by individuals rather than as a group.

Activity Four sheet: carbon foot-printing (for learners)
Activity Four sheet: carbon foot-printing (for facilitators/educators)


This marking criteria has been developed to assess SusQI projects as Foundation, Intermediate or Advanced level and it can be easily adapted to your context.  This document shows how the marking criteria can be applied to each stage of the project report template found here.


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