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UC Davis Healthcare Quality Forum

UC Davis Healthcare Quality Forum

CME credit

Sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education and UC Davis School of Medicine

The University of California, Davis, Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


PHYSICIAN CREDIT: The University of California, Davis, Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physi­cians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit acceptable for multidisci­plinary team members

DIETITIAN: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM meet the requirements of the Commission on Dietetic Registra­tion (CDR).

NURSE: For the purpose of recertification, the Amer­ican Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are accept­able for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.

VETERINARIANS: DVM in California are authorized by the California Veterinary Medicine Board to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from CME providers accredited by the ACCME.

ACPEPHARMACIST: The University of California, Davis Health System Department of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number 0277-0000-14-218-L01-P has been assigned to this activity. This knowledge-based activity provides 5.5 contact hours (.55 CEUs) of continuing education credit. To obtain credit, pharmacists must attend and actively participate in all sessions and complete the course evaluation for pharmacists at the end of the activity.

This course is designed to change the inter-professional health care team member’s knowledge and competence in the area of integrating quality improvement components into one’s professional practice.

As a result of this activity, participant evaluations and an annual assessment survey of healthcare professionals, the need for cutting edge information about quality integration into health systems has been identified. The activity is knowledge based and designed to change the health care professional’s performance in areas identified in the needs assessments, including options and opportunities for quality integration activities within a hospital, individual practice or health system.

At the end of the program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify initiatives related to healthcare quality currently taking place at UC Davis.
  • Describe the importance of inter-professional education and collaborative practice as approaches to improve quality and safety in healthcare.
  • Cite examples of how implementation of clinical practice guidelines is improving patient care.
  • Identify key quality indicators relevant to care coordination.
  • Describe quality patient care from the person and family perspective.