QIPS: Project Management-June
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The Jefferson College of Population Health Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Leadership Program (QIPS) encompasses leaders from all areas of the healthcare leadership team. This hybrid program includes focused coursework, in-person sessions and a mentored improvement project designed to align improvement work with the participants’ practice and/or organizational improvement goals. Participants graduate from the course with practical knowledge and the leadership skills needed for strategic execution of improvements. This session is focused on developing skills in quality and safety improvement project management to assist learners in completion of the required individual improvement project.
To successfully complete this activity, the required evaluation must be completed no later than Monday, July19, 2021. Thereafter, the evaluation will no longer be available and credits will not be issued. No refunds will be offered for failure to complete the required evaluation by the stated deadline.
This is an interdisciplinary educational activity designed for all healthcare providers and healthcare professionals.
Following completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Explain core concepts in project management.
- Describe the different process groups and their roles.
- Compare parallel, serial, and sequential tasks.
This educational activity received no commercial or in-kind support.
This educational activity will be held via zoom. Information for accessing the activity will be sent via email.
Conflict of interest
Thomas Jefferson University endorses the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and the policies that supplement the Standards.
All planners, faculty, and others in control of educational content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with ACCME defined ineligible companies within the past 24 months. Any conflicts of interests have been mitigated prior to this educational activity.
All faculty/presenters/authors at Thomas Jefferson University sponsored events are required to disclose whether or not their content contains information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved. Product(s) is/are not included in the labeling approved by the U.S. FDA for the treatment of disease(s).
Such disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity. Jefferson conflict of interest mitigation process may result in changes to the program agenda.
Exception: According to the Standards, it is not required to identify, mitigate, or disclose relevant financial relationships for any of the following activities:
- Accredited education that is non-clinical, such as leadership or communication skills training.
- Accredited education where the learner group is in control of content, such as a spontaneous case conversation among peers.
- Accredited self-directed education where the learner controls their educational goals and reports on changes that resulted, such as learning from teaching, remediation, or a personal development plan.
Mary Reich Cooper, MD JD-Activity Director
Ellen Guarnieri, RN, MHSA, CPHQ, FACHE
Richard Hass, PhD
Dennis R. Delisle, Sc.D, MHSA, FACHE
Shane Flickinger, MHA, CLSSBB, FACHE
This activity does not contain information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved.
The views expressed in this activity are those of the faculty. It should not be inferred or assumed that they are expressing the views of any manufacturer of pharmaceuticals or devices or Thomas Jefferson University.
It should be noted that the recommendations made herein with regard to the use of therapeutic agents, varying disease states, and assessments of risk, are based upon a combination of clinical trials, current guidelines, and the clinical practice experience of the participating presenters. The drug selection and dosage information presented in this activity are believed to be accurate. However, participants are urged to consult all available data on products and procedures before using them in clinical practice.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Thomas Jefferson University and Safe and Reliable Healthcare 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.
Physicians: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses: This activity awards 3.25 nursing contact hours.
Other Healthcare Professionals: This educational activity is designated for 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Credit count includes .25 credit for completion of the required online evaluation.
- 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 3.25 Attendance
- 3.25 CNE