Hospital Triage and Systems-Based Practice e-Module

This activity was made possible in part by an educational grant from University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine Academy Health Science Education Small Grant.

Developed in partnership with the following institutions:

TARGET AUDIENCE 

This activity is designed for physicians working in the inpatient setting who triage patients into the hospital from the emergency room, outside hospitals, clinics.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

At the end of this e-module, learners will be able to:

  1. Describe systems-based practice for the triagist.
  2. Define clinical microsystem and the role of the triagist within it.
  3. Recognize the purpose of utilization management criteria.
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.

CREDIT STATEMENT DESIGNATION  

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.

INSTRUCTIONS

The following is an educational module designed to help you gauge your basic knowledge on the topic of healthcare systems and systems-based practice, and direct you to areas you may need to focus on. It consists of a presentation and videos followed by a short post-test.

This module can be used in Internal Medicine resident education for inter-professional communication related to the role of triaging and assessing patients for inpatient admission. Please see the "Teaching Guide" below for further details on how to tailor this module for your resident learners.

Additional Information

AttachmentSize
Teaching Guide and References166.02 KB
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
05/10/2019
Course expires: 
05/10/2022
Your cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

The planners and faculty for this activity report having no relevant financial or advisory relationships with corporate organizations related to this activity. 

David R. Schmit, MD (Course Director)
Associate Professor - Clinical
Department of Medicine, Division of General and Hospital Medicine
University of Texas Health San Antonio

Emily S. Wang, MD
Associate Professor - Clinical
Department of Medicine, Division of General and Hospital Medicine
University of Texas Health San Antonio

Sadie Trammell Velásquez, MD
Associate Professor - Clinical
Department of Medicine, Division of General and Hospital Medicine
University of Texas Health San Antonio

 

Christopher J. Smith, MD 
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Tabatha H. Matthias, DO
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Sherwin Hsu, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine
Olive View - UCLA Medical Center

Raj Sehgal, MD
Associate Professor
Clinical, Department of Medicine, Division of General and Hospital Medicine
University of Texas Health San Antonio

SHM 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.

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.

Credit Statement Designation 

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/10/2019
Course expires: 
05/10/2022

Price

Your cost:
$0.00
Please login or register to take this course.