Wolff - Advanced Quality Education Series 2021 (AQES) Session 3 - 3.24.21

March 24, 2021

Flow Mapping, Creating an Aim Statement and Building an Improvement Team

Target Audience

Nurse

Nurse Practitioner

Pharmacist

Physician

Physician Assistant

Learning Objectives

 Learning Objectives

  • Understand project basics and the phases of project management
  • Identify and apply project management tools to make chosen project more successful 
  • Identify key components of successful clinical quality improvement projects
  • Discuss Deming's System of Profound Knowledge
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.25 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.
  • 2.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/06/2020
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Event starts: 
03/24/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
03/24/2021 - 11:30pm

Session 3 Agenda.

9:00 – 9:02 am                  Introduction - Stephanie Knoch

9:00 – 10:00 am                Intro to Improvement Science - Eric Bakow, MA, MPM, RRT, Project Director, Lean Six Sigma, UPMC Health Plan

10:00 – 10:40                     Project Management - Rachel Troyan, MBA, PMP, Project Manager, Wolff Center

10:40 – 10:45                     Break

10:50 – 11:30                     Evidence into Practice: Tools for Success and Sustainability to Improve your QI Project - Amy Lukanski, DNP, RN, CPHQ, CPN, Quality Manager, Wolff Center

 

Pittsburgh
United States

Mary Kay Wisniewski 

Deb Pesanka 

Stephanie Knoch

Eric Bakow, MA, MPM, RRT, Project Director, Lean Six Sigma, UPMC Health Plan

Rachel Troyan, MBA, PMP, Project Manager, Wolff Center

Amy Lukanski, DNP, RN, CPHQ, CPN, Quality Manager, Wolff Center

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 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nursing (CNE) 

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2.25 contact hours.    

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. 

Available Credit

  • 2.25 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.
  • 2.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.25 Attendance
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