Quality Improvement (QI): Echocardiography Correlation

Chicago, IL US
September 29, 2017
The goal of this session is to educate faculty and staff on discrepancies in the practice of pediatric echocardiography. It will introduce an improvement plan to provide quality patient care.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in the practice of pediatric echocardiography.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognize discrepancies in pediatric echocardiography imaging quality;
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in pediatric echocardiography imaging quality;
  • Apply corrective action when quality standards are not met.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Elizabeth Cozzi
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(773) 702-4799
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Event starts: 
09/29/2017 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
09/29/2017 - 8:30am
Activity opens: 
09/29/2017
Activity expires: 
03/29/2018
University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital
5721 S Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at (773) 702-4799 or via email at elizabeth.cozzi@uchospitals.edu.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

COURSE DIRECTOR
  Abraham Groner, MD
  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
 
 
 
 

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 anycommercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. 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. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Accreditation Statement
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 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. 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.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
09/29/2017
Activity expires: 
03/29/2018
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