NICQ 2018-19 Meetings



NICQ 2018-19 Meetings

Kick-Off meeting, Jacksonville, FL

Friday, January 26 – Sunday, January 28, 2018

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville – Riverfront

(meeting confirmed post-Hurricane Irma)


Ensure all teams develop:

  • Strategies to address Foundational Principles
  • Understanding of Potentially Better Practices
  • Draft change ideas and preliminary small tests of change
  • Measurement plans
  • Communication strategy to share with home team


Plenary sessions to focus on collaborative-wide themes including the Foundational Principles of Family-Centered Care, Teamwork, and Quality Improvement Methods.

Homeroom Time to review Potentially Better Practices, confirm measurement plans, develop plans of action to conduct several PDSA cycles for reporting through Homeroom Updates, and eventual development of abstracts and posters for the annual meeting in Chicago in September, 2018.

Summary Agenda

Friday, January 26, 10:30am – 5:15pm

  • Plenary – Overview of NICQ 2018-19
  • Homerooms after lunch

Saturday, January 27, 8:30am – 4:45pm

  • Plenary – Quality Improvement, Family-Centered Care, Teamwork Foundations
  • Homerooms after lunch
  • Social Event – team costume theme is old TV shows

Sunday, January 28, 8:30am – 12:00pm

  • Homerooms
  • Plenary – Summation and Next Steps

ONSITE Spring Meeting 2019

  • Homeroom convenes at a volunteer host site
  • In depth exploration of and immersion into the local unit context, culture, and care processes
  • Updated suite of meeting planning modules, meeting registration, and CME/CNE support will be provided to the ONSITE host centers
  • Host sites determined by June 1, 2018. Any Homeroom that does not have a host team will be conduct their ONSITE at a designated Simulation Center

Fall Meetings

Both Fall Meetings will be held at the Annual Quality Congress, which includes a NICQ/iNICQ Symposium.

  • September 20-24, 2018
  • October 3-7, 2019