Horty Springer - Privia Health Peer Review Training 2.10.23

February 10, 2023

Target Audience

Nurse
Nurse Practitioner
Pharmacist
Pharmacy Technician
Physician
Physician Assistant
Psychologist

Learning Objectives

Identify and implement peer review “best practices” that foster consistent, effective, and constructive peer review processes

Promote both patient safety and practitioner success

Create Bylaws provisions to help physician leaders deal with credentialing and peer review challenges

Recognize potential legal risks or inefficient or ineffective peer review procedures.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.75 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.
  • 2.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/08/2023
Course expires: 
06/29/2023
Event starts: 
02/10/2023 - 9:00am EST
Event ends: 
02/10/2023 - 12:00pm EST

8:00 to 8:30 a.m. Peer Review Basics
What is peer review?
Why is it important?
Legal protections for doing peer review
Obstacles to effective reviews

8:30 to 8:45 a.m. What Does Work? Overview of an Effective Process
Educational focus
Sharing lessons learned and fixing system/process issues
Distinguishing between efforts of Peer Review Committee and
“disciplinary” actions

8:45 to 9:00 a.m. What Kinds of Cases are Reviewed?

9:00 to 9:30 a.m. Recommended Best Practices
Empowering “PPE Specialists” to support reviewers
Obtaining specialty expertise when needed
Key role of multi-specialty Peer Review Committee

9:30 to 9:40 a.m. Obtaining Input from Those Under Review

9:40 to 10:10 a.m. Collegial Counseling and Documentation
Using the “progressive steps continuum”
How to conduct an effective collegial counseling session
Documentation – tone and content

10:10 to 10:45 a.m. Performance Improvement Plan Options
Tips and tools for PIPs
Case study – Dr. Y. Buck, confident young surgeon

Disclaimer Statement

The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.  Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses

 

 

Rough Creek Lodge and Resort
Glen Rose, TX
United States

Phil Zarone, JD

Faculty Disclosure

No 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 with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

Jointly Sponsored

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and Horty Springer Seminars. 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.

Physician:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals:

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

  • 2.75 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.
  • 2.75 Attendance
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