PCMH Learning Network Southeastern PA 5.1.24

May 1, 2024

We learned during the 2023 learning sessions that PCMH practices were seeking more education on how to more effectively workforce shortages. This learning session will teach PCMH healthcare team members about ways to develop strategies to train and develop staff to help promote retention and growth, including externships and apprenticeships, and provide information about relevant regulatory and policy updates and changes.

Agenda:

8:30 a.m. to 8:40 a.m. – Welcome – Suzanne Cohen, Senior Director of Population Health, The Health Federation of Philadelphia

8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Introductions and Networking

9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Report outs: Workforce Shortage Areas and Strategies to Address

9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Clinical and Non-Clinical Pipelines to Address Workforce Shortages – Kim Allen, Helene Bechtel, Tatyana Hawkins, Delaware Valley Community Health

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  • Interns/externs/apprenticeships: partnerships with med schools, nursing schools, preceptor stipends
  • Internal training, placement and career ladder pipelines – clinical and non-clinical
  • Organization policies: remove barriers by offering tuition assistance, PTO, daytime school, other supports

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – – Break

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Panel on Training and Related Opportunities in Health Systems

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch and Networking

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Panel: Policies that Support Recruitment and Retention

  • Regulatory changes overview/Licensure
  • Loan repayment options (federal, state) for Drs, NPs, dental, BH providers/Social workers

2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. – Making Pharmacists a member of the Primary Care Team Speaker: TBD

  • Describe changes contained in DHS bulletin – what does this mean for pharmacists employed by health systems/private practice/FQHCs? What has changed? What does this mean for community pharmacists and opportunities for collaboration with primary care?
  • How can pharmacists enhance/compliment the primary care team? What are workforce considerations for hiring/collaborating with pharmacists? What training opportunities are there to create a pipeline of pharmacists for primary care?

2:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Wrap Up & Evaluation

 

 

 

Target Audience

Nurse

Physician

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

● Describe the role of CHWs and how the PA CHW Collaborative is supporting the CHW workforce
● Describe how to finance CHWs’ roles and services under new Medicare and Medicaid policies
● Describe how CHWs can become certified CHWs and the available training programs in your region
● Identify next steps for your PCMH team based on your team’s context and the lessons learned of other PCMHs in your region

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 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.
  • 5.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.50 ASWB
  • 5.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/01/2024
Course expires: 
08/31/2024
Event starts: 
05/01/2024 - 8:30am EDT
Event ends: 
05/01/2024 - 3:00pm EDT

We learned during the 2023 learning sessions that PCMH practices were seeking more education on how to more effectively workforce shortages. This learning session will teach PCMH healthcare team members about ways to develop strategies to train and develop staff to help promote retention and growth, including externships and apprenticeships, and provide information about relevant regulatory and policy updates and changes.

Agenda:

8:30 a.m. to 8:40 a.m. – Welcome – Suzanne Cohen, Senior Director of Population Health, The Health Federation of Philadelphia

8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Introductions and Networking

9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Report outs: Workforce Shortage Areas and Strategies to Address

9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Clinical and Non-Clinical Pipelines to Address Workforce Shortages – Kim Allen, Helene Bechtel, Tatyana Hawkins, Delaware Valley Community Health

  •  
  • Interns/externs/apprenticeships: partnerships with med schools, nursing schools, preceptor stipends
  • Internal training, placement and career ladder pipelines – clinical and non-clinical
  • Organization policies: remove barriers by offering tuition assistance, PTO, daytime school, other supports

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – – Break

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Panel on Training and Related Opportunities in Health Systems

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch and Networking

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Panel: Policies that Support Recruitment and Retention

  • Regulatory changes overview/Licensure
  • Loan repayment options (federal, state) for Drs, NPs, dental, BH providers/Social workers

2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. – Making Pharmacists a member of the Primary Care Team Speaker: TBD

  • Describe changes contained in DHS bulletin – what does this mean for pharmacists employed by health systems/private practice/FQHCs? What has changed? What does this mean for community pharmacists and opportunities for collaboration with primary care?
  • How can pharmacists enhance/compliment the primary care team? What are workforce considerations for hiring/collaborating with pharmacists? What training opportunities are there to create a pipeline of pharmacists for primary care?

2:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Wrap Up & Evaluation

 

 

Zoom Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Suzanne Cohen, Senior Director of Population Health, The Health Federation of Philadelphia

Kim Allen

Helene Bechtel

Tatyana Hawkins, Delaware Valley Community Health

 

 

 

 

 

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 2.0 continuing education credits.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 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 2.0 contact hours.

Social Work (ASWB)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Social Work Education activity is 2.0 contact hours.

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

  • 5.50 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.
  • 5.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.50 ASWB
  • 5.50 Attendance
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