Massachusetts Medical Society: CME Promises Preview Module 1

CME Promises Preview Module 1

CME Promises Module 1

Leading a Patient Safety Program
For physicians and managers responsible for their primary care practice, this session aims to highlight key concepts in patient safety and medical malpractice while providing a useful checklist to advance your practice's safety program. Led by Dr. Madeleine Biondolillo and Dr. Gordon Schiff, this module will guide you toward other useful modules within this patient safety series. 

Learning Objectives
* Explain the relationship between patient safety and the risk of medical malpractice.
* Describe the characteristics of a patient safety program for primary care.
* Identify staff in your practice who would best manage a patient safety program.

Gordon Schiff, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Associate Director, Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Madeleine Biondolillo, MD
Associate Commissioner, MA Department of Public Health

Course Fees:

Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Member Physician: Free
MMS Resident/Student Member: Free
Non-Member Physician: Free
Non-Member Resident/Student  Free
Allied Health Professional/Other: Free

Format: Slides w/ Audio

CME Credit:  0.50   AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Accreditation Statement for Joint Providership
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and
policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint 
providership of the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The
Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for 

AMA Credit Designation Statement 
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50   AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

MOC Approval Statement 
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties ("ABMS") ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Maintenance of Certification ("MOC") Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory , this activity has met the requirements as an MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards:

Allergy and Immunology
Family Medicine
Nuclear Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Preventive Medicine
Psychiatry & Neurology

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA).

Physicians Assistants may claim 0.50 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

A score of 70% or higher is required to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  

Activity Term
Original Release Date: January 12, 2015
Review Date:  July 12, 2016, January 12, 2018, July 31, 2018   
Termination Date: July 31, 2021

System requirements:
Windows, XP, Vista, 7, 8
Mac OSX 10.6 higher
Most modern browsers including:
Firefox 18.0+
Chrome 26+
Safari 5+
Flash player  is required for some Online CME courses.

iOS devices beginning with OS version 5 or higher (includes, iPhone, ipad and iTouch devices)
Android devices including tablets and phones.
Windows RT and tablets on Windows 8 are also supported.

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