While this How-To Guide recommends using Stages 1-4 as a framework for your implementation process, the implementation team may decide that a different order of progression works better for your practice’s implementation journey. That’s fine. No matter how you decide to pilot or expand ACE screening, this general framework and areas to address will still apply.
Note that the goal of this plan and timeline exercise is to outline the key actions and milestones that must be accomplished to ready your practice to launch ACE screening. Determining the actual protocols for screening and response will be addressed in Stage 2.