Improvement Leadership Academy 2021: Control Charts 8/12/21

The Improvement Leadership Academy is an experiential quality improvement training course provided by the QI Hub. This session will introduce control charts, another analytic tool used to display quality/process improvement data over time.

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Target Audience

Mid-level clinical and non-clinical manager staff that work within the Boston Medical Center Health System.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain what a control chart is and when to use it
  • Describe the control charts most commonly used for QI
  • Demonstrate how to identify special cause variation in control charts
  • Learn how to choose which control chart is best for your data
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 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 Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • 1.00 MA Risk Management
  • 1.00 ANCC
    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.
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
08/12/2021
Course expires: 
08/12/2022
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Disclosure Policy

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.


Speaking Faculty & Planners

Charlie Williams, MD
Vice-Chair for Network Development, Department of Family Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Boston HealthNet (BHN)
Boston Medical Center

Planners

David Yuh, MD
Internal Medicine Hospitalist
Boston Medical Center

Deb Whalen, MSN, MBA, ANP
CNE Course Advisor
Associate Director for Quality and Patient Safety
Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

Emily Jansen, MPH
Senior Program Manager
Boston University School of Medicine
Office of Continuing Medical Education

Carmela Townsend, DNP, MBA, MS
Lead Nurse Planner
Boston University School of Medicine
Office of Continuing Medical Education

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.

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 live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Risk Management
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: 1.0

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 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 Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • 1.00 MA Risk Management
  • 1.00 ANCC
    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.
  • 1.00 Participation
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