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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

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

CREDIT DESIGNATION
PHYSICIAN CREDIT: The University of California, Davis, Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 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 Credits™ 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™.

PHARMACY: The California Board of Pharmacy accepts coursework which meets the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and has been approved for 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.

NEEDS ASSESSMENT
 This course is designed to enhance the inter-professional health care team member’s knowledge and competence in the area of integrating quality improvement into professional practice. As a result of this activity, participant evaluations and an assessment survey of healthcare professionals, the need for cutting edge information about care quality 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 improvement activities within a hospital, individual practice or health system.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
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