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Performance Improvement and Quality of Care in the Healthcare System: Implications for the Management of Hypertension

Date & Time of Recording:
October 6, 2015 | Self-paced
Modality:
  • On-demand video
Registration Fee:
Free
Additional Details
Instructional Hours:
1.00
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Presenter(s)
Description
Performance measures and patient-centered considerations are emerging issues in the management of hypertension in the population. The current considerations of quality improvement metrics are less clear in the primary care setting. This SCHOOLS presentation will describe the modification of clinical practices in the management of hypertension based on quality improvement measures and the impact on hypertension control rates. The original release date for this program was October 6th 2015 The original expiration date for this program's CME accreditation was May 31st 2017 The review date for this program's CME information was May 15th 2017 The new expiration date for this program's CME accreditation is June 30th 2020

Keywords: Hypertension Modules

Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the development of primary health care for the management of hypertension based on quality improvement indicators.
  • Identify the impact and effects of quality improvement strategies on clinical hypertension control rates.
  • Perform modifications of clinical practices in the management of hypertension based on quality improvement measures.
Disclosures
In accordance with the ACCME Essentials and Standards, anyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity is required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the healthcare industry. Presenters who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices will be asked to disclose that information at the beginning of the presentation.  Dr. Simpson does have relevant financial relationships to disclose: Safety support - CCME - Quality of Care Research Support - pfizer - Lipids Research Support - Merck - Lipids Research Support - Amgen - Lipids Upstate AHEC Nursing Disclosure Information Credit Statement: Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation. Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations or materials. The speaker(s) has signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity. Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC, SCNA or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material and 75% passing grade on Post-Test. Method of participation: Audio lecture, post-test and evaluation Expiration Date: 5/31/2017 Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.
Credits Available
  • All other participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 1 hour program is presented by SC AHEC 
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