The live presentation will take place on March 28, 2019, 3:00-4:00pm ET.
Advance registration is encouraged. Registrants will receive an event reminder by email one day prior to the webinar.
There is considerable variation in the implementation and uptake of evidence-based practices in usual care clinics. Many patients do not receive evidence-based care, and this is especially true for the population with serious mental illness. This webinar will discuss dimensions of quality health care and explain evidence-based quality improvement methods and tools used to close quality gaps in care. A recent large-scale study using evidence-based quality improvement methods and tools to improve employment outcomes for those with serious mental illness will be described. Areas in need to quality improvement in the care of those with serious mental illness will be discussed with a focus on usual care clinics.
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Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Grant No. 1H79SM080818-01 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
- List the Institute of Medicine’s dimensions of quality health care
- Explain evidence-based quality improvement
- Name and describe three (3) tools for evidence-based quality improvement data analysis and interpretation
Counselor, Nurse/Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist, Psychiatrist, Other Physician, Physician Assistant, Psychologist, Social Worker
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 1.0 hours
Program Start Date: March 28, 2019
Program End Date: March 28, 2019
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by attending the live presentation and completing the evaluation. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the event date and hours earned.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The APA designates this live event for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Alison Hamilton, PhD, MPH, VA Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovatoin; UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Amy N. Cohen, PhD, UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Tristan Gorrindo, MD, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
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