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Strategic Thinking

Learn how to make choices to achieve desired outcomes by enrolling in Strategic Thinking. The word "strategy" gets used a lot, but defining it can be frustratingly elusive. This course explores the true meaning of strategy, what strategies are good for, and the difficulties in creating and implementing shared strategies.

Topics include:
• The meaning and importance of strategies
• Combining criteria and key questions for effective strategic thinking
• Creative foresight requirements and methods
• The benefits of systems thinking

2 Total CME

17500
$175 Members save 15%

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Course Objectives

  • Explain, in the context of organizations, the meaning and importance of strategies.
  • Identify and characterize the different ways strategies can be used.
  • Combine criteria and key questions for effective strategic thinking.
  • Compile a list of different types of creative foresight requirements and methods.
  • Describe the benefits of systems thinking.

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: May 2014

Course Review and Renewal Date: March 2017

Course Expiration Date: May 2020

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 2 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, Strategic Thinking 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:

ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity

Allergy and Immunology
Anesthesiology
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Family Medicine
Nuclear Medicine
Pathology
Preventive Medicine
Psychiatry & Neurology
Radiology
Thoracic Surgery
Urology

ABMS MOC Part II Self-Assessment Activity

Ophthalmology

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