Improving ED Frostbite Identification and Care
A PI-NCPD, PI-CME and Portfolio project to improve ED frostbite identification and care at BMC provided by the QI Hub.
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Physicians and Nurses in the Emergency Department, Interventional Radiology, Orthopedics, and General Surgery.
- Apply improvement science principles to mitigate local gaps in care delivery.
- Apply skills of data collection, analysis, and interpretation to understand and improve clinical processes.
Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Accredited Continuing Education activities to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. This information is disclosed to all activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to mitigate all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.
In accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that faculty, planners, authors and anyone who may be in control of content have been mitigated.
CME Course Director: Willie Baker, MD
CNE Course Advisor: Maureen Plunkett, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN
Activity Provider Program Director: Carmela Townsend, DNP, MS/MBA, RN
Core QI Team: Theodore Mooncai, MD; Nelson Figueroa, RN, MBA, FACHE; Peter Burke, MD; Miriam Neufeld, MD; Mark Zapata, MD; Mikhail Higgins, MD; John Lee, MD; Andrew Stein, MD; Justin Koh, MD; Natalija Farrell, PharmD, BCPS, DABAT; Elena Serpico, PharmD, BCCCP; Tejal Brahmbhatt, MD; Diane Hanley, MS, RN-BC, EJD; Kathryn McGinn, MSN, RN; Kellie Smith, MSN, RN, NE-BC; Tracey Dechert, MD
Other Planners: CME/NPD Manager & QI Hub Faculty Reviewer: Emily Jansen, MPH
All planners and faculty have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Faculty members do not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.
ABMS Portfolio Program
The QI Hub is approved as an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Portfolio Program Sponsor. This project has been approved for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV credit from the following boards:
American Board of Emergency Medicine: 1 patient care practice improvement activity
American Board of Radiology: 1 Practice Quality Improvement (PQI) project
American Board of Surgery: 1 quality assessment program
Continuing Medical Education Credit
Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Boston University School of Medicine designates this PI-CME activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.
Nursing Continuous Professional Development Credit
Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Contact Hours: 30 Contact Hours for Nurses
- 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 30.00 MA Risk Management
- 30.00 ANCC
- 30.00 Participation
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