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Estimated time to complete: 5.0 hours

Overview: 

This course addresses important patient safety and quality improvement principles that apply across several healthcare disciplines. Clinical practitioners will gain a deep understanding of the challenges currently facing the healthcare system, common errors in the workplace, how to prevent/limit errors, and how to work together to deliver safe, effective, high-quality care to our patients.

The program is delivered in video format with a visual PowerPoint presentation and case scenarios that shed light on current challenges in healthcare delivery. The audio presentation of the course is led by Dr. Ted James, a leading Patient Safety expert and an advocate for Quality Improvement from Harvard University and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. The program is approximately 5 hours in duration. Participants must complete all modules, exercises, and assessments within the course. 

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Faculty

Christopher Cimino, MD

Adjunct Professor of Clinical Neurology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Chief Medical Officer, Kaplan Medical

New York, NY

Ted James, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Chief of Breast Surgical Oncology

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Surgery

Boston, MA

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CME Reviewer

Victor B. Hatcher, PhD

Associate Dean for Continuing Professional Development

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Director, Center for Continuing Professional Development

Montefiore Medical Center

Bronx, New York

Target Audience:

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, fellows, medical students, healthcare administrators, and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives:

After participating in this activity, clinicians will be able to:

  • List practice settings and situations in which patient safety problems occur and describe the causes and types of medical error
  • Distinguish between the types of medical errors commonly seen in healthcare and identify actions that are effective in limiting errors and adverse events
  • Define the principles of system-based practice and demonstrate knowledge of how to reduce and/or prevent errors through a system-based approach
  • Describe the types of reporting systems which can identify and analyze medical errors
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Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and Kaplan Medical. Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation

Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

The “Policy on Collection of Relevant Financial Relationships and Resolution of COI” of Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience any relevant relationships with a pharmaceutical or equipment company.* Any presenter whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest, with regard to his or her contribution to the activity, will not be permitted to present. 

Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device, not yet approved in the United States.

*The ACCME defines a commercial interest as an entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interest—unless the provider of the clinical service is owned, or controlled by, an ACCME-defined commercial interest.

Disclosures:

Dr. Christopher Cimino has no relevant conflicts of interest with any ACCME-defined commercial interest.

Dr. Ted James has no relevant conflicts of interest with any ACCME-defined commercial interest.

Dr. Victor Hatcher has no relevant conflicts of interest with any ACCME-defined commercial interest.

Kaplan Medical planning staff has no relevant conflicts of interest with any ACCME-defined commercial interest.

This activity does not discuss the unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device.

Disclaimer 

The information presented in this activity is for continuing medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare professional.

The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, or Kaplan Medical.

Method of Participation

There is a one-time fee to participate in this activity. Participants must review all activity information, including the learning objectives, disclosure statements, and content. To receive a Certificate, participants must complete all modules, exercises, and assessments within the course, the posttest (achieving a passing grade of 80% or greater), and program evaluation. Partial credit is not available. Certificates can be printed immediately.

If you have questions about this CE activity, please contact Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center at (718) 920-6674 or cme@montefiore.org.

For technical questions related to this activity, please contact Customer Care at 800-527-8378 or customer.care@kaplan.com.

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Privacy Policy

Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center, Center for Continuing Professional Development protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants and educational collaborators. Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual's consent, except such information as is required for reporting to the ACCME.

Einstein maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information collected from you. 

Additional information regarding Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://www.mecme.org/PrivacyStatement.aspx

Kaplan also protects your privacy and the full policy can be found at https://www.kaptest.com/privacy-policy

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