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Quality and Safety for Physician Leaders

Create a culture of quality and safety with these course insights. The curriculum includes key concepts, such as improving system performance, reducing medical errors and enhancing patient satisfaction scores. Physician leaders in the course will explore their role in improving the quality and safety of the patients in their organization.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Creating a culture of quality and safety 
  • Improving current frameworks for system performance 
  • The role of a physician leader in reducing errors, improving quality and increasing patient safety 
  • Systems and structure

3.5 Total CME

25000
Regular Price: $250

Member Price: $213

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Course Objectives

  • Define what it takes to create a culture of quality and safety
  • Describe how to improve current frameworks for system performance
  • Recognize the role of physician leaders in reducing medical errors, improving quality and increasing patient safety
  • Understanding systems and structure

Method of Participation

To complete this program successfully and claim credit, participants must follow these steps:

  • Read the educational objectives provided on the course summary page.
  • Attend the sessions or watch all the video lectures for this course (if applicable).
  • Read any course materials and complete any required activities.
  • Complete the course evaluation and post-test via your dashboard on the Association website. Successful completion of a given activity's post-test requires a minimum 75% passing score prior to claiming CME credit, with three attempts allowed.
  • CME certificates will be available for printing after claiming CME credit.
  • Estimated time for course completion is equivalent to the CME credit hours.

Key Dates

Original Course Release Date: December 2014

Reviewed Date: June 30, 2018

Course Expiration Date: June 30, 2021

Access to Course Expires: 365 days from date of purchase

 

Disclosures

Planner Disclosure: The planners (American Association for Physician Leadership® staff) for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Faculty Disclosure: The faculty for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Accreditation

The American Association for Physician Leadership® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians.

Designation

The American Association for Physician Leadership® designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cancellation Policy

Registrations are eligible for full refund or transfer to another course (that occurs within 12 months) for up to 72 hours after purchase. A $100 processing fee applies to cancellations or transfers after 72 hours but before 30 days have elapsed. Cancellations after 30 days from purchase date are not eligible for refund or transfer.

Registrations may not be transferred to another person at any time. All refunds will be issued to the original form of payment. Refunds or transfers are not available if testing has occurred or CME is claimed.

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, Quality and Safety for Physician Leaders has met the requirements as an MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) and/or an MOC Part II Self-Assessment Activity for the following ABMS Member Boards:

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