Massachusetts Medical Society: CME Promises Preview Module 3

CME Promises Preview Module 3

CME Promises Module 3

Improving Your Primary Care Practice #1

Review the key quality improvement concepts with Sue Butts-Dion, a senior improvement advisor with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. This session highlights the Plan, Do, Study, Act cycle which is used by all the PROMISES practices.

Intended Audience
This course is intended for primary care physicians and primary care teams.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the evolution of quality improvement.
  • Describe key principles of quality improvement.
  • Use the MFI to test a small improvement:  Personal improvement  and Primary Care improvement.

Sue Butts-Dion, IHI Senior Improvement Advisor Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Course Fees: Free

Format: Slides w/ Audio

CME Credit
0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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 Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

Physician 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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