Wolff - Quality Education Series (QES) Session 1 9.14.22

September 14, 2022

Target Audience

Nurse
Nurse Practitioner
Pharmacist
Pharmacy Technician
Physician
Physician Assistant
Psychologist
Social Worker

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: 
  • 2.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 2.75 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.
  • 2.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.75 Attendance
    • 2.75 Patient Safety/Risk Management
Course opens: 
08/02/2022
Course expires: 
12/30/2022
Event starts: 
09/14/2022 - 9:00am EDT
Event ends: 
09/14/2022 - 12:00pm EDT

QES Session 1 Agenda: September 14, 2022 

9:00 – 9:05 am                  Welcome and Announcements:  

                                          Stephanie Knoch, MS Ed, Improvement Specialist, Wolff Center at UPMC 

9:05 – 9:13 am                  Opening Remarks:  

                                          Paul Phrampus, MD, CPE, FSSH 

                                          Medical Director, Wolff Center at UPMC  

                                          Medical Director, Patient Safety, UPMC Health System Director, Winter  

                                          Institute for Simulation, Education and Research (WISER) Professor, 

                                          Departments of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesiology University of  

                                          Pittsburgh and UPMC 

9:13 – 9:25 am                  Ice Breakers: Eric Cofield, MBA 

                                          Project Manager, Quality Analytics, Wolff Center 

9:25 – 10:20 am                Intro to QI Concepts/QRC 

                                          Amy Lukanski, DNP, RN, CPN 

                                          Quality Manager, System Implementation & Sustainability, Wolff Center 

10:20 - 10:30 am               BREAK 

10:30 - 11:00 am               Project Management Tools 

                                          Rachel Troyan, MPA, PMP 

                                          Improvement Specialist, Wolff Center at UPMC 

11:00 – 11:55 am              Assessing the Current State 

                                          Stephanie Knoch, MS Ed 

                                          Improvement Specialist, Wolff Center at UPMC   

11:55 – 12:00 pm              Wrap up: Stephanie Knoch 

 

Teams Meeting
Pittsburgh
United States
  • Paul Phrampus, MD, CPE, FSSH, Medical Director, Wolff Center at UPMC Medical Director, Patient Safety, UPMC Health System Director, Winter Institute for Simulation, Education and Research (WISER) Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesiology University of Pittsburgh and UPMC
  • Amy Lukanski, DNP, RN, CPN, Quality Manager, System Implementation & Sustainability, Wolff Center                               
  • Rachel Troyan, MPA, PMP
  • 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 2.75 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 2.75 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 2.75 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.

This activity has been designated as and qualifies for Patient Safety-Risk Management Credit.

Available Credit

  • 2.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 2.75 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.
  • 2.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.75 Attendance
    • 2.75 Patient Safety/Risk Management
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