Building and Leading Effective Teams
- Recognize the practical methods for managing and improving team development.
- Identify the role and responsibilities of a leader in the day-to-day management of department personnel.
- Explain the attributes and impact of a population health care management model.
- Analyze the organization and effectiveness of teamwork structures.
- Review teamwork strategies that can spur motivation, dampen negativity and foster creativity.
- Improve the delivery and reception of feedback as a process of learning.
Quality and Safety for Physician Leaders
- Examine the calculation of value and its relation to quality outcomes.
- Recognize the contributing factors that can lead to medical safety errors.
- Analyze Reason’s Swiss Cheese Model as it exposes the various opportunities for system error.
- Explore the tools for measuring both the validity and reliability of health care systems to improve outcomes.
- Implement the SEPTEE Model as a list of measurable, achievable targets for improvement.
- Apply the FOCUS-PDCA Process in order to analyze, measure and improve samples health care cases.
- Recognize the role of the physician leader, specifically the CMO, in relation to medical errors reduction, quality improvement and patient safety.
- Create a personal path of action and emphasis as you, the CMO, work to build a culture of quality and safety within your organization.
Engaging Physicians for Results
- Recognize the importance of the inclusion (or “buy-in”) of an engaged, effective physician in the success of an organizational plan.
- Improve the organizational engagement level of physicians through skill-building, feedback and supportive strategies.
- Develop an organizational structure that fosters high-performance, influential physician leaders expressing a growth mindset.
- Identify methods that will develop both trust and confidence between (and/or among) organizational stakeholders.
- Design a physician-approved performance measurement dashboard that generates relevant data in order to direct process improvement.
- Deliver feedback from key measurement tracking within the areas of quality, finance, service and team constructs.
- Implement effective physician training and development programs as derived from physician engagement tools and their resulting metrics.
- Introduce a management hierarchy of “patient-team-physician” that promotes physician leaders to be impactful across the healthcare continuum.
Introduction to Finance and Economics in Health Care
- Explain the existing business payment models utilized within today’s health care industry and the levels of risk associated with each.
- Outline the most impactful aspects driving financial pressure within a health care organization.
- Review the role of financial statements in the decision-making process of internal and external stakeholders.
- Discuss the current analytic and predictive data provided in the balance sheet and income statements, respectively.
- Identify the responsibilities of the CMO to interpret an organization’s financial health through the budgeting and financial statements.
- Utilize the terminology and metrics of accounting statements to effectively communicate with the organization’s financial executives and respective teams.
- Interpret financial data to make effective managerial accounting decisions on resource allocation, budgeting, benchmarking and future investments.
On Your Radar: The Joint Commission Perspective
- Contrast the differences between regulatory agencies, their requirements and accreditation.
- Review the basics of external quality oversight and specific processes of Joint Commission Hospital Accreditation.
- Develop a better understanding of Patient Safety Science.
- Explain the basics of harm event analysis – proactive and reactive approaches.
- Determine the role of human factors in patient safety.
- Define community preparedness with best practices.
- List the four phases of emergency management.
- Develop a successful integrated plan.
- Learn to train, exercise and drill effectively and collaboratively.
- Explain the RPI® problem solving methodology and how it works in health care to improve patient safety.
- Describe the core principles of RPI®.
- Describe the importance of the critical factors for success when deploying RPI® methodology for process improvement.
- Identify the standards for a high reliability organization and its physician leaders.
- Review the six (6) strategies for physician leaders to improve safety in cooperation with the board of directors and C-suite members.
- Recognize the barriers to obtaining successful peer reviews.
- Explain the fundamental process behind the Joint Commission’s focused professional practice evaluation and ongoing professional practice evaluation (OPPE/FPPE) standards.
- Outline strategies for aligning requirements with performance improvement initiatives and maintenance of certification.
Group Decision-Making and Meetings Management
- Enhance relationship development through listening skill improvement.
- Identify the dynamics of a group and the methods of successful interaction.
- Utilize varying approaches to identify solutions to support better decision-making.
- Review effective meeting facilitation techniques.
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.
From Autonomy to Teamwork
Original Course Release Date: September 2015
Course Expiration Date: September 2018
Access to Course Expires: 365 days from purchase date of course
Essentials of Health Law
Original Course Release Date: March 2014
Course Expiration Date: March 2017
Access to Course Expires: 365 days from purchase date of course
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.
The American Association for Physician Leadership® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians.
The American Association for Physician Leadership® designates this live activity for a maximum of 26 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Association for Physician Leadership® designates this enduring material for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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