AIM Severe Hypertension and Disparities Virtual Session 7.21.21

July 21, 2021

The webinar will review for the participants of the AIM Initiative, best practices on developing protocols and quality improvements plans, organize trainings to rollout improvements and how to make continuous improvements through quality improvement cycles to reduce the rate of severe maternal morbidity (SMM) among those with eclampsia/preeclampsia by 25% and reduce the racial/ethnic disparities for that measure by 25% by August 2022 and increase the proportion of birthing patients with acute-onset severe hypertension who are treated within 60 minutes to 75% across races/ethnicities by August 2022.

 

Wednesday July 21, 2021: 12pm-1pm

Opening Remarks - Robert Ferguson

Presentation of the Updated AIM Treatment of Severe Hypertension Measure

Elliott Main, MD, Director of Implementation, AIM

Review of Best Practices for Collecting the AIM Treatment of Severe Hypertension Measure

Izzy Taylor, Data Program Analyst, AIM

Saini Inderveer, Program Specialist, AIM

Q&A

Wrap Up - Pauline

Target Audience

Nurse

Physician

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

1. Describe why AIM changed the specifications for the Treatment of Severe Hypertension measure.

2. Describe best practices for how to collect the data for the Treatment of Severe Hypertension measure.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/21/2021
Course expires: 
09/30/2021
Event starts: 
07/21/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
07/21/2021 - 1:00pm

The webinar will review for the participants of the AIM Initiative, best practices on developing protocols and quality improvements plans, organize trainings to rollout improvements and how to make continuous improvements through quality improvement cycles to reduce the rate of severe maternal morbidity (SMM) among those with eclampsia/preeclampsia by 25% and reduce the racial/ethnic disparities for that measure by 25% by August 2022 and increase the proportion of birthing patients with acute-onset severe hypertension who are treated within 60 minutes to 75% across races/ethnicities by August 2022.

 

Wednesday July 21, 2021: 12pm-1pm

Opening Remarks - Robert Ferguson

Presentation of the Updated AIM Treatment of Severe Hypertension Measure

Elliott Main, MD, Director of Implementation, AIM

Review of Best Practices for Collecting the AIM Treatment of Severe Hypertension Measure

Izzy Taylor, Data Program Analyst, AIM

Saini Inderveer, Program Specialist, AIM

Q&A

Wrap Up - Pauline

Zoom Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Robert Ferguson

Elliott Main, MD, Director of Implementation, AIM

Izzy Taylor, Data Program Analyst, AIM

Saini Inderveer, Program Specialist, AIM

Pauline Taylor

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and The Jewish Healthcare Foundation. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credits.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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