Wolff - Advanced Quality Education Series 2021 (AQES) Session 4 4.14.21

April 14, 2021

Maintaining the Gains  - How to Interpret Data to Advance Quality Improvement

Target Audience

Nurse

Nurse Practitioner

Pharmacist

Physician

Physician Assistant

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand basic principles of data analysis and how they apply to the forms of data that come from health care systems. 

 

  1. Summarize and assess the health of a group of people and how it relates to understanding the importance of standardization and limitations of risk adjustment and prediction. 

 

  1. Understand the methodologies by which data is created for epidemiologic evaluation and critically interpret data, analyses and conclusion based on data and methods used.
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: 
04/14/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
04/14/2021 - 11:30pm

Welcome/Announcements (9:00a-9:02a)  Stephanie Knoch 2 min

Interpreting Data to Advance Quality Improvement (9:02a – 10:40a)  Mark S. Roberts, MD, MPP Distinguished Professor, Health Policy and Management Director, Public Health Dynamics Lab Professor, Medicine, Industrial Engineering, Business Administration and Clinical and Translational Science University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health 98 min

Break (10:40a – 10:50a) Project Report Outs (10:50a – 11:25a)

 Improving Family Satisfaction in the NICU  Hematology Palliative Care Initiative

 Reducing Medication Errors in Primary Care

 Decreasing Sepsis Mortality

 Preventing Insulin Pen Sharing in the Hospital

 Implementation of a Standardization Discharge Assessment Team 35 min

Wrap – up (11:25a - 11:30a)  Stephanie Knoch 5 min

Pittsburgh
United States

Mark S. Roberts, MD, MPP

Distinguished Professor, Health Policy and Management

Director, Public Health Dynamics Lab

Professor, Medicine, Industrial Engineering, Business Administration and Clinical and Translational Science

University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health

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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