Making it CLER: Patient Safety 101

The overall goal of Making it CLER is to provide physicians across specialties an introduction to quality improvement and patient safety. The course will focus on the knowledge necessary to assess and improve quality of care in healthcare settings. This is intended to introduce the concepts of quality improvement and patient safety at a basic level to use as a building block for future quality and safety educational experiences.

Medium: Video with PPT, eLearning
Activity Length: 33 minutes
Test Time: 10 minutes

Commercial Support: This CME certified activity has not requested or received any support or funding from commercial interests. This includes, but is not limited to, pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers.

Target Audience

This activity was designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals as an introduction to quality imporvement and patient safety at University of Chicago Medicine (UCM).

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the mission and leadership of UCM Department of Risk Management;
  • Differentiate between adverse events and near miss events;
  • Explain the principles of Root Cause Analysis;
  • State how to perform event reporting at UCM;
  • Express how to complete a Ishikawa Fishbone diagram to evaluate an adverse event.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Professionalism
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Graduate Medical Education
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(773) 702-6760
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 Participation
Activity opens: 
01/01/2017
Activity expires: 
12/31/2017
AUTHOR
  Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP
  Associate Professor of Medicine
  Assistant Dean for Scholarship and Discovery
  Director of GME Clinical Learning Environment Innovation


Phyllis Turner, MS, RN
Director, Risk Management & Patient Safety
Selected Publications & Additional Resources
View a partial list of Dr. Arora's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.


DISCLOSURE DECLARATIONS

As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The ACCME defines "relevant financial relationships" as financial relationships in any amount, occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner, that could create a conflict of interest.

Additionally, he University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

No individual in a position to control the content of this educational activity has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Instructions for Participation and Claiming Credit
 
This online educational activity (enduring material) is designed to be completed within the time designated. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, the participant must complete a pre-test which consists of 19 questions. Then they must watch the complete video presentation and correctly answer X out of X questions (X% pass rate) on the post-test. The pre-test, video presentation, and post-test can be accessed by simply entering the access code and then clicking "Complete Activity". Upon successful completion, the participant may claim credit and save or print their certificate (pdf).
 
Certificate of Credit     
Physicians: Only physician participants (MD, DO, or equivalent international medical degree) are eligible to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
 
Certificate of Participation
Non-Physicians: All other participants will receive a certificate indicating participation in this AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ approved activity. For information on the applicability and acceptance of certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
 
For questions about AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, please contact the Center for CME at The University of Chicago at cme@bsd.uchicago.edu.
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