Step by Step

INTRODUCTION

Compliance & Ethics Review

Employee Privacy Awareness

Environment of Care

Emergency Preparedness

Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

Harassment-Free Workplace

Infection Prevention

Information Awareness

Patient Safety for Physicians

Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Sleep & Fatigue

EVALUATION

CERTIFICATE

INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 2.50

Target Audience:

Physicians, advanced practice providers, and allied health professionals.

This course is designed for physicians that do not have access to the training on the Learning App on HR Direct accessed via the UPMC Infonet.

NOTE: You must complete all 11 segments of this module (Compliance & Ethics Review, Employee Privacy Awareness, Environment of Care, Emergency Preparedness, Fraud, Waste and Abuse, Infection Prevention, Information Awareness, Patient Safety for Physicians, Creating an Inclusion in the Workplace, Harassment Free Workplace, and Sleep and Fatigue) to be in compliance.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Educate physicians and APPs about their ethical and legal responsibilities and provide a confidential means for questions and reporting real or suspected misconduct.
  • Describe what Confidential Information includes, and the restrictions that apply to accessing and disclosing PHI
  • Recognize various elements of Environment of Care, both facility and personal responsibilities: safety management, principles of body mechanics, and security management.
  • Describe what an effective compliance program should, articulate and demonstrate an organization’s commitment to legal and ethical conduct, provide guidance on how to handle compliance questions and concerns, and provide guidance on how to identify and report compliance violations.
  • Explain infection prevention practices that reduce risk of HAI
  • Interpret UPMC information security policies, empower you to be a strong and effective defense against information breaches, and teach you how to comply with various regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, PCI, etc.
  • Describe the purpose of a focus on patient safety and the Safety Culture at UPMC
  • List the impact of physician leadership in patient safety
  • Identify your role in creating an inclusive workplace
  • Describe what is and is not harassment, how to report harassment, and explain the potential consequences of disregarding the policy
  • Identify the impact of sleep denervation and fatigue and how to combat it

Authors:
Andrea Clark-Smith — Vice President, Employment and Labor Group and Senior Associate Counsel for UPMC
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Brian Bachowski — Director, Systemwide Regulatory and Accreditation Services
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Douglas A. Heusey — Director, Physician Svcs Compliance, PAG-Corporate Compliance, UPMC
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Gabriella Gosman, MD — Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences Vice Chair, Education, University of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Jeff Jordan — Technical Writer and Information Security Awareness Program Development, UPMC
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Knox Walk — Director of Emergency Preparedness for UPMC
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Paul Phrampus, MD — Director of the Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education and Research (WISER)
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Rebecca Orenstein — Diversity Learning Consultant at UPMC
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
See results for Bonnie Colaianne, MSN, CNL, CIC, FAPIC — UPMC Improvement Specialist/Infection Prevention
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.