WLA - Patient Safety & Regulatory Overview

The gaps in professional practice comes from the lack of knowledge in regards to the roles and function of regulatory agencies, accreditation agencies, and how regulations and regulatory laws impact patient safety. The continued growth of the healthcare system creates a constant need to ensuring compliance and to provide safe care to every individual who accesses health care through regulations and standards that can positively impact the UPMC system-wide goals.

Target Audience

Nurse, Physician, Patient Safety and Regulatory Officers

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, the learner should be able to:

  1. Describe the role and function of hospital regulatory agencies.
  2. Describe the role and function of hospital accreditation agencies
  3. Demonstrate how regulations and regulatory laws influence patient safety.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 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.
    • 3.00 Patient Safety/Risk Management
  • 0.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/15/2021
Course expires: 
07/15/2024
WISER
United States

PLANNING COMMITTEE MEMBER(S): 

Brian Bachowski, RN, BSN, MS, CJCP

Paul Phrampus, MD

Phelicia Goshea, MPH, BSN, CPHQ

 

COURSE DIRECTOR(S): 

Dawn Beam, Project Analyst 

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.
 

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of (0.5) AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.   Physicians 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

  • 0.50 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.
    • 3.00 Patient Safety/Risk Management
  • 0.50 Attendance
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