Wolff - Advanced Quality Education Series Session 3 (AQES) 11.15.23

November 15, 2023

2023 Quality Education Series Course Agendas 

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Wolff Advanced Quality Education Series Session 3 - 11.15.23

Session 3 Agenda

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

9:02 – 9:20 am              Connecting Theory to Practice – Pulse Ox Project  

9:20 – 11:25 am            Plan -Do-Study-Act (PDSA) and Human Factors Design                                           11:25 – 11:30 am         Wrap up: Stephanie Knoch

Day 3 Objectives

  • Define a PDSA cycle
  • Identify and assess the feasibility of real-world problems that can be tackled using quality improvement (QI) methodology
  • Learn strategies to generate potential solutions to QI problems
  • Understand the importance of human factors design in a system
  • Apply rapid-cycle tests of change and human factors design principles to real-world projects

 

Wolff Advanced Quality Education Series Session 4 - 12.13.23

Session 4 Agenda

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

9:02 – 10:00 am                              Excel Basics

                                           Stefanie Altieri Dunn. PhD

                                           Quality Data Analytics Expert

10:00 – 11:00 am           Gathering and Understanding Data

                                           Jacob Hodges, MS

                                           Senior Statistician, Wolff Center

11:00 – 11:25                  Connecting Theory to Practice – Carly Zandarski

11:25 – 11:30 am           Closing: Stephanie Knoch

Day 4 Objectives

Objectives

  • Import and analyze data
  • Utilize excel tips and tricks
  • Understand the data collection process
  • Identify process and outcome measures for a determined project
  • Display project data to indicate the need for improvement

 

 

 

Wolff Advanced Quality Education Series Session 5 - 1.10.24      

Session 5 Agenda –

9:00 – 9:05 am                  Introduction: Stephanie Knoch

9:05 – 9:45 am                Change Management

                                           Jenn Lennon, OTR/L, MBA, SSGB

                                           Improvement Specialist,

9:45 -10:30 am                Storytelling

                                           Mary Kay Wisniewski, MT, MA COM

                                           Senior Improvement Specialist, Wolff Center

10:30 – 10:35 am            Break

10:35 – 11:10 am            Sustaining Change

                                           Maddie Chrisman, PT, DPT

                                           Improvement Specialist

11:10 – 11:45 am            How to Publish your QI Project

                                           Rachel Zapf, PhD Research Writer, Wolff Center at UPMC

11:45 – 12:00 pm           Wrap up/Graduation: Stephanie Knoch

 

Day 5 Objectives

  • Identify key elements of preparing for change management
  • Describe strategies and techniques to manage change
  • To gain knowledge about the basic principles used to develop engaging and memorable stories
  • To gain knowledge about how to enhance the effectiveness of QI improvement presentations by applying the basic principles of storytelling
  • Identify common obstacles encountered during organizational change and ways to enable action by mitigating the barriers
  • Prepare and design your journal article writing plan.
  • Effectively analyze and select appropriate journals to submit for publication.
  • Revise and resubmit your journal article for accepted to publish status.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize quality improvement concepts
  • Understand the Quality Review Submission process
  • Understand a PICOT framework to formulate a specific clinical question
  • Understand project basics and the phases of project management
  • Identify and apply project management tools to make chosen project more successful
  • Identify various methods of assessing the current state
  • Implement a current state assessment
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 2.50 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.
  • 2.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/14/2023
Course expires: 
12/29/2023
Event starts: 
11/15/2023 - 9:00am EST
Event ends: 
11/15/2023 - 12:15pm EST
Rating: 
0

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.

Dr. Isabela-Cajiao Angelelli
Stephanie Knoch, MS Ed, Improvement Specialist, Wolff Center at UPMC 

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 2.5 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 2.5 contact hours.

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 2.5 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.

 

Available Credit

  • 2.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 2.50 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.
  • 2.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.50 Attendance
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