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UPMC Pinnacle associated Physicians, advanced practice providers, and allied health professionals.
Note: This course is designed for physicians that do not have access to the Learning App on UPMC HR Direct, which is accessible via the UPMC Infonet.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Educate physicians and APPs about their ethical and legal responsibilities and provide a confidential means for questions and reporting real or suspected misconduct.
- Describe what Confidential Information includes, and the restrictions that apply to accessing and disclosing PHI
- Recognize various elements of Environment of Care, both facility and personal responsibilities: safety management, principles of body mechanics, and security management.
- Describe what an effective compliance program should, articulate and demonstrate an organization’s commitment to legal and ethical conduct, provide guidance on how to handle compliance questions and concerns, and provide guidance on how to identify and report compliance violations.
- Explain infection prevention practices that reduce risk of HAI
- Interpret UPMC information security policies, empower you to be a strong and effective defense against information breaches, and teach you how to comply with various regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, PCI, etc.
- Describe the purpose of a focus on patient safety and the Safety Culture at UPMC
- List the impact of physician leadership in patient safety
- Identify your role in creating an inclusive workplace
- Describe what is and is not harassment, how to report harassment, and explain the potential consequences of disregarding the policy
- Identify the impact of sleep denervation and fatigue and how to combat it
- Brian Bachowski — Director, Systemwide Regulatory and Accreditation Services
- J. Ryan Bariola, MD — Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
- Andrea Clark-Smith — Vice President, Employment and Labor Group and Senior Associate Counsel for UPMC
- Bonnie Colaianne, MSN, CNL, CIC, FAPIC — UPMC Improvement Specialist/Infection Prevention
- Gabriella Gosman, MD — Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences Vice Chair, Education, University of Pittsburgh
- Jeffrey Jordan — Technical Writer and Information Security Awareness Program Development, UPMC
- Andrew Miller — CRP Compliance Project Manager, UPMC
- Rebecca Orenstein — Diversity Learning Consultant at UPMC
- Paul Phrampus, MD — Director of the Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education and Research (WISER)
- Lisa Rausch — CRP Compliance Project Manager, UPMC
- Knox Walk — Director of Emergency Preparedness for UPMC
Unless specified above, 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 4.25 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.
- 4.25 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.
- 3.25 Patient Safety/Risk Management
- 4.25 Attendance