UPMC Prescription for Wellness: Physician-Initiated Prescription for Behavior Change & Engagement

Pittsburgh, PA US
August 11, 2021

The purpose of this activity is to educate physicians/providers regarding utilization of UPMC Prescription for Wellness to improve patient engagement in healthy behaviors and self-management of chronic disease.         

Time

Content

Presenter

12-12:15pm

Review current CDC statistics re: health and costs associated with chronic disease management; review steps in pathogenesis of inflammation progress to chronic disease; discuss evolution of lifestyle medicine, including competencies and certification

Michael D Parkinson, MD, MPH, FACPM

12:15-12:25pm

Review data re: behavioral counseling during office visits; cite research demonstrating impact of physician-patient conversation; discuss effective models for connecting patients to community resources

Michael D Parkinson, MD, MPH, FACPM

12:25pm-12:45pm

Provide overview of the development of UPMC Prescription for Wellness; detail program optimization via application of lean Six Sigma principles; summarize literature regarding best practice guiding principles; detail health coaching resources, including evidenced based content; discuss process/modalities for patient engagement and skill development

Michael D Parkinson, MD, MPH, FACPM

12:45-1:00pm

Provide overview of people, process and technology components within the Prescription for Wellness workflow; review data regarding program implementation/utilization; detail strategies to optimize program; review research articles supporting efficacy of the model

Michael D Parkinson, MD, MPH, FACPM

  

Target Audience

Physicians / Nurse Practitioners / RNs/SW

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain data/literature re: chronic disease management and development of lifestyle medicine
  2. Explain physician role in activating the patient behavior change process
  3. Summarize overview of UPMC Prescription for Wellness
  4. Discuss program optimization via people, process, and technology
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/27/2021
Course expires: 
09/10/2021
Event starts: 
08/11/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
08/11/2021 - 1:00pm

Time

Content

Presenter

12-12:15pm

Review current CDC statistics re: health and costs associated with chronic disease management; review steps in pathogenesis of inflammation progress to chronic disease; discuss evolution of lifestyle medicine, including competencies and certification

Michael D Parkinson, MD, MPH, FACPM

12:15-12:25pm

Review data re: behavioral counseling during office visits; cite research demonstrating impact of physician-patient conversation; discuss effective models for connecting patients to community resources

Michael D Parkinson, MD, MPH, FACPM

12:25pm-12:45pm

Provide overview of the development of UPMC Prescription for Wellness; detail program optimization via application of lean Six Sigma principles; summarize literature regarding best practice guiding principles; detail health coaching resources, including evidenced based content; discuss process/modalities for patient engagement and skill development

Michael D Parkinson, MD, MPH, FACPM

12:45-1:00pm

Provide overview of people, process and technology components within the Prescription for Wellness workflow; review data regarding program implementation/utilization; detail strategies to optimize program; review research articles supporting efficacy of the model

Michael D Parkinson, MD, MPH, FACPM

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15209
United States

Michael D Parkinson, MD, MPH, FACPM   Sr Medical director, UPMC Health Plan & Workpartners

Dr. Parkinson is trained in and practicing primary care and preventive medicine/public health.  He has provided direct patient care, designed and implemented clinical and population-based prevention programs, overseen medical quality improvement initiatives and research, published and lectured on a wide variety of clinical and public health topics.

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.

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 1.0 continuing education credits.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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