COE Utilizing Mobile Engagement Teams September 22, 2021

September 22, 2021

The activity will give the COE teams the information to move ahead with their own mobile teams, to help provide access to patients they would not normally reach and to also provide the support they need that may not have been available to them in a traditional model. By providing information on mobile teams the COEs can expand their access so patients have more on demand care.

Agenda:

  1. Welcome and introduction
  2. Description of mobile engagement team
  3. Benefits and challenges of mobility
    1. Suggestions for implementation
  4. Questions and Discussion

Target Audience

Nurse

Physician

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

Define “mobile engagement team”

Recognize the importance of using mobile engagement teams in SUD treatment settings Define “Warm Handoff”

Describe the role of mobile engagement teams in warm handoffs Outline ways to implement mobile case management

Identify ways to address barriers to mobile engagement implementation including face to face connection with clients and travel difficulties (time and resources)

Identify which clients are best suited for COE services by a mobile team

Identify best practices for communication with community partners

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 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.
  • 1.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.25 ASWB
  • 1.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/22/2021
Course expires: 
11/30/2021
Event starts: 
09/22/2021 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
09/22/2021 - 10:00am

The activity will give the COE teams the information to move ahead with their own mobile teams, to help provide access to patients they would not normally reach and to also provide the support they need that may not have been available to them in a traditional model. By providing information on mobile teams the COEs can expand their access so patients have more on demand care.

Agenda:

  1. Welcome and introduction
  2. Description of mobile engagement team
  3. Benefits and challenges of mobility
    1. Suggestions for implementation
  4. Questions and Discussion
Zoom Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Gateway Staff

Amanda Dodd

Lori Nau

Alan Cabin

CASA Trinity Staff (TBD)

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 1.25 continuing education credits.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 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.
  • 1.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.25 ASWB
  • 1.25 Attendance
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