Coaching a Quality Improvement Team

Overview

Hospitalists are often chosen to participate in, or lead, quality improvement initiatives.  As expertise grows, many find themselves in the position of developing others in the methods and practice of quality improvement.  One means of optimizing both team performance and individuals’ development is to ensure that those engaged in quality improvement have a coach.

Objectives
  • Recognize the skill set and role of a coach on a quality improvement team
  • Utilize high impact coaching behaviors
  • Partner with an improvement team to speed improvement and maximize yield
Accreditation Statements

The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of XX AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to XX MOC points [and patient safety MOC credit] in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, SHM requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. SHM resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. All relevant financial relationships shall be disclosed to participants prior to the start of the activity.

Furthermore, SHM seeks to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing medical education (CME) activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. SHM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities that promote improvements in healthcare and not those of a commercial interest.

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Instructions

The following is an interactive educational module designed to help you gauge your basic knowledge of the topic and then direct you to areas you may need to focus on. All sections must be completed to receive CME credit.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC Self Evaluation Points
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points [and patient safety MOC credit] in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit
  • 1.00 Non-physician
Course opens: 
06/11/2019
Course expires: 
06/11/2022
Your cost:
$0.00
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Author: Paul Helgerson, MD, SFHM

Dr. Helgerson reports having no relevant financial or advisory relationships with corporate organizations related to this activity.

Editor: Bahnsen Miller, MD

Dr. Miller reports having no relevant financial or advisory relationships with corporate organizations related to this activity.

The planners and faculty for this activity have no relevant relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Statement Designation

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of XX AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC Self Evaluation Points
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points [and patient safety MOC credit] in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit
  • 1.00 Non-physician

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/11/2019
Course expires: 
06/11/2022

Price

Your cost:
$0.00
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The following is an interactive educational module designed to help you gauge your basic knowledge of the topic and then direct you to areas you may need to focus on. All sections must be completed to receive CME credit.

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