UPMC St. Margaret Emergency Medicine Physician staff meeting 4.5.24

April 5, 2024

Target Audience


Physician Assistant

Learning Objectives

The learner will be introduced and be able to discuss new and updated patient care and patient experience policies/guidelines/tools with physician staff.

The learner will discuss information including electronic record documentation, pharmacy practice updates, staffing models, communication tactics, patient care guidelines/policies.

The learner will become aware of new policy and guideline updates and they are providing consistent quality, evidence-based care that meets UPMC standards.

Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/05/2024 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
04/05/2024 - 1:00pm EDT
  1. WIN    
  2. Sepsis update: planned STM go-live is early May
  3. Sepsis power plan: please use the power plan
  4. PRIME study
  5. Documentation: provider imaging interpretations
  6. ED meds access
  7. EPI pens in pharmacy to go during off-hours
  8. Communications preference query: TEAMS/email
  9. Pharmacy Updates

Open Discussion

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 and credit designation

In support of improving patient care, 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 (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

Other Healthcare 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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