Pathways Training Program: Session 1: Internal and external Evaulations and Assessments

May 17, 2024

Target Audience


Nurse Practitioner



Physician Assistant


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this audio conference, participants should be able to: 
1. Implement policy language that makes requests for evaluation/assessment more transparent and gives leaders the tools they need for enforcement without unwarranted hassle;                                                                                                 2. Develop strategies for managing conflicts of interest that arise during the clinical review/evaluation process; 
3. Arrange for external reviews that provide the type of information that Hospital and Medical Staff leaders need; and 
4. Develop and utilize clinical assessment and evaluation forms to maximize consistency, impartiality, and thoughtfulness of clinical reviews/assessments.

Course summary
Course opens: 
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Event starts: 
05/17/2024 - 2:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
05/17/2024 - 4:00pm EDT

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.

United States

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:

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.


The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 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.  

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