Wolff - Quality Education Series 2021 (QES) Session 4 - 11.10.21

November 10, 2021

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

Target Audience

Nurse

Nurse Practitioner

Pharmacist

Physician

Physician Assistant

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the data collection process 
  • Identify process and outcome measures for a determined project  
  • Display project data to indicate need for improvement  
  • Understand the difference between Lean and Six Sigma 
  • Implement the DMAIC framework to structure large projects 
  • Conduct a project using the A3 methodology 

 

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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: 
11/06/2020
Course expires: 
06/30/2022
Event starts: 
11/10/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
11/10/2021 - 11:30pm

Agenda

9:00 – 9:02         Welcome

9:02 – 10:00       Understanding Data - Jacob Hodges, MBA, Senior Statistician

10:00 – 10:15     Medication Reconciliation Project

10:15 – 11:15     Six Sigma - Christopher Mensah, MBA, BSIE, CSSBB, PMP, CPHQ, Improvement Specialist

11:15 – 11:25    Project Sharing

11:25 – 11:30     Next Steps

Pittsburgh
United States

Jacob Hodges, MBA, Senior Statistician

Christopher Mensah, MBA, BSIE, CSSBB, PMP, CPHQ, Improvement Specialist
 

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.    

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 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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