The Peer Review Clinic_Nov 2020_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. Cognitive Testing of Older Clinicians Prior to Recredentialing, Leo Cooney, M.D.; Thomas Balcezak, M.D. JAMA. 2020;323(2):179-180. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.18665
  2. Disruptive Behaviors Among Physicians, Luis T. Sanchez, M.D. JAMA. 2014;312(21):2209-2210. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.10218
  3. Joint Commission Standards:
  • The Joint Commission: https://www.jointcommission.org/
  • The Joint Commission 2020 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals, MS.08.01.01
  • The Joint Commission 2020 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals, MS.08.01.03
  • The Joint Commission 2020 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals, MS.09.01.01

 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the composition, role, and reporting responsibilities of the two Medical Staff committees that are essential for modern and constructive PPE/peer review.
  • Implement step-by-step “best practice” review processes for addressing clinical, professionalism, health, and utilization concerns in a consistent, effective, and constructive manner.
  • Identify the several different options for obtaining specialty expertise in the review of a clinical concern and select the option that best fits a particular Medical Staff’s culture.
  • Identify the most common “conflict of interest” scenarios that arise when performing peer review activities.
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: 
09/30/2020
Course expires: 
11/11/2021
Horty Springer
United States

Paul A. Verardi, 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.

Phil Zarone, 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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