- Integrate a socio-technical approach when implementing and optimizing health information technology to improve healthcare quality and safety.
- Utilize the ONC-sponsored SAFER guides to assess, diagnose and evaluate the overall safety of an organizations’ EHR-related patient safety.
- Describe a process for utilizing a “red flag” based approach to identifying potential EHR-related safety concerns.
- Recognize that EHR users have rights and responsibilities when using EHRs and understand how to manage conflicts that arise between different user groups.
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.
Original Course Release Date: March 2016
Course Expiration Date: March 2019
Access to Course Expires: 365 days from purchase date of course
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 enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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”) and Association of American Medical Colleges’ (“AAMC”) joint initiative (ABMS MOC Directory (https://www.mededportal.org/abmsmoc/continuingeducation/) ) to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities, Optimizing Health IT for Improved Patient Safety has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) by the following ABMS Member Boards: ABMS Member Boards:
Allergy and Immunology
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Psychiatry and Neurology