The Complete Course For Medical Staff Leaders_JAN 2021_Enduring

Target Audience

This course was designed for hospital administrators, physicians and clinicians who need to be better informed about how to manage and possibly improve their overall performance.

 

Suggested Additional Reading

  1. “The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business” by Charles Duhigg, Random House (February 28, 2012)
  2. “Why Hospitals Should Fly: The Ultimate Flight Plan to Patient Safety and Quality Care” by John Nance, Second River Healthcare (April 1, 2018)
  3. “To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System” by the Committee on Quality Health Care in America and the Institute of Medicine, National Academies Press (March 2, 2000)

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this program, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify common credentialing issues relating to initial appointment, reappointment, and granting of clinical privileges.
  • Develop bylaws and policies incorporating the concept of progressive steps starting with collegial intervention to identify and handle practice patterns in need of improvement.
  • Describe the general elements and requirements of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) .
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 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.
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/07/2021
Course expires: 
01/07/2023
Horty Springer
United States

Susan Lapenta, JD — Partner with the law firm of Horty, Springer & Mattern, P.C.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

 

Ian M. Donaldson, JD — Partner with the law firm of Horty, Springer & Mattern, P.C.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

 

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics. 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.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of  6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

 

 

Available Credit

  • 6.00 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.
  • 6.00 Attendance
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