PA PQC Learning Collaborative

March 18, 2020

The PA PQC has three aims around Maternal Mortality, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Opioid Use Disorder. In coaching sessions with the PA PQC sites we have determined they are in the early stages of their Quality Improvement work around these aims. They lack the knowledge, practice and experience to be proficient in these aims.

Target Audience

Nurse

Nurse Practitioner

Physician

Physician Assistant

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

1. Describe improvement opportunities around maternal mortality and Sexually Transmitted Infection screening and response

2. Describe how to leverage the Obstetrical Needs Assessment Form to improve patient care

3. Describe how to apply quality improvement principles to rollout a QI project in a multi-site system, form and activate a team, and display and use data

4. Describe examples of QI 30-60-90 plans from the Illinois PQC around maternal Opioid Use Disorder, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, the golden hour, or severe hypertension

5. Describe strategies from other PA PQC sites in response to a challenge that your PA PQC team is experiencing

6. Discuss best practices and tactics for:

a. screening pregnant women for SUD,

b. initiating MAT for maternal OUD,

c. adopting non-pharmacologic NAS treatment bundles,

d. including diverse patients and family members on health care teams to advise practices and support quality improvement initiatives, and

e. increasing ACOG Fourth Trimester contacts to reduce maternal mortality and disparities

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 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.
  • 5.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/18/2020
Course expires: 
05/19/2020
Event starts: 
03/18/2020 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
03/18/2020 - 5:00pm

The PA PQC has three aims around Maternal Mortality, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Opioid Use Disorder. In coaching sessions with the PA PQC sites we have determined they are in the early stages of their Quality Improvement work around these aims. They lack the knowledge, practice and experience to be proficient in these aims.

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Harrisburg, PA
United States

Robert Ferguson, MPH, Chief Policy Officer, Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF)  

Carolyn Byrnes, MPH, CPH, Special Advisor to the Secretary of Health Pennsylvania Department of Health

David Kelley, MD, MPA, Chief Medical Officer, OMAP, PA Department of Human Services

Michael Posencheg, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Value Improvement, Penn Medicine Associate Chief, Division of Neonatology, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, CHOP Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Ann Borders, MD, MSc, MPH; Executive Director and Obstetric Lead, Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative Maternal Fetal Medicine, NorthShore University Health System Clinical Associate Professor, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago

Richard C. Cosgrove, MA, Program Manager, Patient Experience Allegheny Health Network

Shawndel Laughner, Director, Women & Children’s Services, St. Clair Hospital

Stephanie Bobby, MSN, RN, Director of Pregnancy and Womens Recovery Center, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Kristen Maguire, MSN, RNC-MNN, CBC, Mother Baby Unit Director, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Sindhu K. Srinivas, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor, Director of Obstetrical Services at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Vice Chair for Quality and Safety, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine

Kelly Everitt, RNC BSN IBCLC, Perinatal Patient Educator, Lactation Consultant, Evangelical Community Hospital

Susan Payne, MNS, RNC-OB, Maternal/Child Nurse Educator, Evangelical Community Hospital

Pauline Taylor, Program Specialist, Jewish Healthcare Foundation

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 5.25 continuing education credits.

Available Credit

  • 5.25 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.
  • 5.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.25 Attendance
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