Wolff - Quality Education Series(QES) - At-a-Glance: Introduction to Quality Improvement & Assessing the Current State 9.1.21

September 1, 2021

Target Audience

Nurse
Nurse Practitioner
Pharmacist
Physician
Physician Assistant
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 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.
  • 6.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/16/2021
Course expires: 
12/30/2021
Event starts: 
09/01/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
09/01/2021 - 11:30pm

An Introduction to Quality Improvement & Assessing the Current State

SESSION 1 AGENDA

9:00 – 12:00 PM
September 1, 2021

 

Welcome to QES

(9:00 – 9:05) Executive Welcome

(9:05-9:15) Ice Breaker

(9:15a-9:25a)  Stephanie Knoch, MS Ed Improvement Specialist, Wolff Center at UPMC  Paul Phrampus, MD 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  Eric Cofield, MBA Project Manager, Quality Analytics, Wolff Center at UPMC 25 min Introduction to Quality Improvement Concepts/ QRC Application

(9:25a-10:25a)  Amy Lukanski, DNP, RN, CPN Quality Manager, System Implementation & Sustainability, Wolff Center at UPMC

60 min Break

(10:25a – 10:30a) Assessing the Current State

(10:30a – 11:20a)  Lisa Sheehan, MSN, RN, VA-BC Programmatic Nurse Specialist, Wolff Center at UPMC 50 min Connecting Theory to Project

(11:20a – 11:30a)  Amy Magruder, BSN, RN Improvement Specialist, Quality Western Maryland Health System 10 min Project Sharing

(11:30a – 11:55a)  Sarah Arnold, MD – Complex Care Plans for the Hospitalist Service  Kristin Brennan, MD – Show Me the Numbers: Creating an Anesthesia Department Clinical Registry to Evaluate Adverse Events and Improve Patient Care  Alan Domat, MD – Telemetry Protocol  Jeannette Croner, Kenneth Marteney and Elizabeth Pilot – Antibiotic Selection and Timing in Septic Patients  Taylor Docherty – Optimizing Function for Patients with Subacromial Shoulder Pain

25 min Next Steps and Closing

(11:55a-12:00p)  Stephanie Knoch 2 min


 

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

Pittsburgh, PA
United States
  • Paul Phrampus, MD 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
  • Eric Cofield, MBA Project Manager, Quality Analytics, Wolff Center at UPMC Introduction to Quality Improvement Concepts/ QRC Application
  • Amy Lukanski, DNP, RN, CPN Quality Manager, System Implementation & Sustainability, Wolff Center at UPMC
  • Lisa Sheehan, MSN, RN, VA-BC Programmatic Nurse Specialist, Wolff Center at UPMC 
  • Amy Magruder, BSN, RN Improvement Specialist, Quality Western Maryland Health System 
  • Sarah Arnold, MD 
  • Kristin Brennan, MD 
  • Alan Domat, MD 
  • Jeannette Croner
  • Kenneth Marteney
  • Elizabeth Pilot
  • Taylor Docherty – Optimizing Function for Patients with Subacromial Shoulder Pain
  • 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. 

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

  • 6.25 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.
  • 6.25 Attendance
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