PA PQC QI Collaborative Virtual Session June 29, 2021

June 29, 2021

The Learning Session will bring to the assembled physicians, nurses, social workers, hospital leadership and other clinical staff the information to move forward with best practices around OUD/SUD prenatal education and screening workflows, to also recommend the covid vaccination to pregnant people, to solve the issue of pulling data on race and ethnicity.

 

Agenda

8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. – PA PQC Successes, Developments, & Updates – Robert Ferguson, MPH, Chief Policy Officer, Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF)

8:45 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. – Best Practices for Collecting Race and Ethnicity Data – Aswita Tan-McGrory, MBA, MSPH, Director, The Disparities Solutions Center

9:35 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. – Communicating with Patients and Families about Reproduction-Linked Vaccine Hesitancy Denise A. Johnson, MD, Acting Physician General, PA Department of Health

9:45 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. – PA PQC Initiative Breakouts – Co-facilitated by PA PQC care team leaders and coaches

Each PA PQC participant will join one of the following virtual breakouts that pertains to their PA PQC quality improvement initiative. Each participant will then be asked to raise their question or challenge during the breakout, and their peers in the virtual breakout will be asked to respond to their question or challenge, with facilitation from the PA PQC care team leaders and coaches.

NAS BreakoutCare Team Leaders: Shawndel Laughner, MHA, BSN, RNC-OB, Director, Women & Children’s Services, St. Clair Health; Kim Amon, RNC, Professional Development Specialist, AHN St. Vincent Hospital; Anita Alloway, RNC, Allegheny Health Network St. Vincent Hospital

Maternal OUD Breakout Care Team Leaders: Susan Utterback, DNP, MSIT, RN, Nursing Systems Coordinator, Women and Children’s Services, Abington Jefferson Health; Adena Brewington-Brown, DNP, CRNP, Administrative Nurse Practitioner, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Main Line Health Lankenau Medical Center

Immediate Postpartum LARC Breakout Care Team Leaders: Elissa Concini, MSN, RN-OB, Women's Health Quality and Safety RN, Geisinger Health System

Moving on Maternal Depression (MOMD) BreakoutCare Team Leaders: Kerin Kohler, Women's Health Social Worker, Women's Health Center, Tower Health Reading; Brittany Bogar, RN, Quality Improvement Advisor, Penn State Health

PA AIM Severe Hypertension and Racial/Ethnic Disparities BreakoutCare Team Leaders: Elizabeth Pyle, MSN, MBA, RNC-MNN, Nurse Manager, Mother Baby/Antepartum Unit, Pen Medicine Pennsylvania Hospital; Vivian Petticord DNP, RNC, CNL, Director, Women’s Health Service Line, Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC

10:35 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. – Prenatal Education: Maternal OUD and NAS – Lorena Watson, RN, FNP, Sutter Lakeside Hospital and Community Clinic; Gail M. Herrine, MD, Associate Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Reproductive Sciences, Medical Director, Post-Partum, Temple

11:25 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. – Best Practices for SUD/OUD Screening, Testing, & Follow-Up – Tricia Wright, MD, MS, Professor, Ob/Gyn & RS, University of California, San Francisco

12:25 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Wrap-Up & Next Steps – Pauline Taylor, Program Specialist, JHF

 

Target Audience

Nurse

Physician

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

• Describe the PA PQC’s collective successes, expectations, current initiatives, and future directions

• Describe why it is important to collect race and ethnicity data and best practices for collecting this data

• Discuss key messages and communication materials for discussing COVID-19 vaccines with pregnant and postpartum individuals

• Discuss how to problem-solve the challenge, improvement opportunity, or question you are working on with your team through the PA PQC

• Identify action items and ideas to take back to your PA PQC team to inform your quality improvement initiatives

• Describe when and how to educate patients and families about maternal OUD and NAS, including key messages related to breastfeeding, and how to engage staff in using evidence-based patient education materials

• Describe best practices for SUD/OUD screening, testing, and follow-up, including the need for universal screening, criteria for drug testing, and operationalizing protocols for follow-up after screening.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 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.
  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 ASWB
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/29/2021
Course expires: 
09/24/2021
Event starts: 
06/29/2021 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
06/29/2021 - 12:30pm

Agenda

8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. – PA PQC Successes, Developments, & Updates – Robert Ferguson, MPH, Chief Policy Officer, Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF)

8:45 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. – Best Practices for Collecting Race and Ethnicity Data – Aswita Tan-McGrory, MBA, MSPH, Director, The Disparities Solutions Center

9:35 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. – Communicating with Patients and Families about Reproduction-Linked Vaccine Hesitancy Denise A. Johnson, MD, Acting Physician General, PA Department of Health

9:45 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. – PA PQC Initiative Breakouts – Co-facilitated by PA PQC care team leaders and coaches

Each PA PQC participant will join one of the following virtual breakouts that pertains to their PA PQC quality improvement initiative. Each participant will then be asked to raise their question or challenge during the breakout, and their peers in the virtual breakout will be asked to respond to their question or challenge, with facilitation from the PA PQC care team leaders and coaches.

NAS BreakoutCare Team Leaders: Shawndel Laughner, MHA, BSN, RNC-OB, Director, Women & Children’s Services, St. Clair Health; Kim Amon, RNC, Professional Development Specialist, AHN St. Vincent Hospital; Anita Alloway, RNC, Allegheny Health Network St. Vincent Hospital

Maternal OUD Breakout Care Team Leaders: Susan Utterback, DNP, MSIT, RN, Nursing Systems Coordinator, Women and Children’s Services, Abington Jefferson Health; Adena Brewington-Brown, DNP, CRNP, Administrative Nurse Practitioner, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Main Line Health Lankenau Medical Center

Immediate Postpartum LARC Breakout Care Team Leaders: Elissa Concini, MSN, RN-OB, Women's Health Quality and Safety RN, Geisinger Health System

Moving on Maternal Depression (MOMD) BreakoutCare Team Leaders: Kerin Kohler, Women's Health Social Worker, Women's Health Center, Tower Health Reading; Brittany Bogar, RN, Quality Improvement Advisor, Penn State Health

PA AIM Severe Hypertension and Racial/Ethnic Disparities BreakoutCare Team Leaders: Elizabeth Pyle, MSN, MBA, RNC-MNN, Nurse Manager, Mother Baby/Antepartum Unit, Pen Medicine Pennsylvania Hospital; Vivian Petticord DNP, RNC, CNL, Director, Women’s Health Service Line, Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC

10:35 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. – Prenatal Education: Maternal OUD and NAS – Lorena Watson, RN, FNP, Sutter Lakeside Hospital and Community Clinic; Gail M. Herrine, MD, Associate Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Reproductive Sciences, Medical Director, Post-Partum, Temple

11:25 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. – Best Practices for SUD/OUD Screening, Testing, & Follow-Up – Tricia Wright, MD, MS, Professor, Ob/Gyn & RS, University of California, San Francisco

12:25 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Wrap-Up & Next Steps – Pauline Taylor, Program Specialist, JHF

Virtual Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Robert Ferguson, MPH, Chief Policy Officer, Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF)  

Aswita Tan-McGrory, MBA, MSPH, Director, The Disparities Solutions Center

Denise Johnson, MD, FACOG, FACHE, Pennsylvania Physician General

Co-facilitated by care team leaders and PA PQC QI coaches

Lorena Watson, RN, FNP, Sutter Lakeside Hospital and Community Clinic

Gail M. Herrine, MD, FACOG, IBCLC, FABM, Associate Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Reproductive Sciences, Medical Director, Post-Partum, Temple – Overview of Prenatal Breastfeeding

Tricia Wright, MD, MS, FACOG, DFASAM, Professor, Ob/Gyn&RS, University of California, San Francisco

Pauline Taylor, CQIA, Program Specialist, JHF

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and The Jewish Healthcare Foundation. 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.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 4.0 continuing education credits

Available Credit

  • 4.00 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.
  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 ASWB
  • 4.00 Attendance
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