Quality Assurance and Utilization CME

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Quality Assurance and Utilization Activities

Title Description Hours Questions
Back Safety Low back pain (LBP) is common among healthcare professionals with prevalence of low back pain among health care workers being greater than among those ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity DO
Back Safety Low back pain (LBP) is common among healthcare professionals with prevalence of low back pain among health care workers being greater than among those ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity MD/PA
Biologic, Chemical, and Radiation Terrorism Review Terrorism is the intentional use of indiscriminate violence to create fear and terror as a means to achieve an ideological, financial, religious, or p ... Read the Article 1.5 10 Activity DO
Biologic, Chemical, and Radiation Terrorism Review Terrorism is the intentional use of indiscriminate violence to create fear and terror as a means to achieve an ideological, financial, religious, or p ... Read the Article 1.5 10 Activity MD/PA
Cultural Competence In Caring For American Indians and Alaska Natives Cultural competency is emphasized in treating American Indian/ Alaskan Native (AI/AN) patients because the mortality rates are more likely to increase ... Read the Article 1 7 Activity DO
Cultural Competence In Caring For American Indians and Alaska Natives Cultural competency is emphasized in treating American Indian/ Alaskan Native (AI/AN) patients because the mortality rates are more likely to increase ... Read the Article 1 7 Activity MD/PA
Diversity and Discrimination In Healthcare America is becoming increasingly diverse. Discrimination against minority groups persists and contributes to negative disparate outcomes for patients ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Diversity and Discrimination In Healthcare America is becoming increasingly diverse. Discrimination against minority groups persists and contributes to negative disparate outcomes for patients ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
Etesevimab The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has approved the combination products (etesevimab and bamlanivimab) through EUA (Emergency Use Authorizations). ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Etesevimab The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has approved the combination products (etesevimab and bamlanivimab) through EUA (Emergency Use Authorizations). ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
Food And Drug Administration Recalls The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enforces standards for prescription medications, medical devices, and vaccines through the recall process. Thi ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity DO
Food And Drug Administration Recalls The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enforces standards for prescription medications, medical devices, and vaccines through the recall process. Thi ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity MD/PA
Inappropriate Medical Abbreviations Use of medical abbreviations in medicine is not new. Since the development of mainstream medicine nearly 200 years ago, abbreviations have been used. ... Read the Article 1 4 Activity DO
Inappropriate Medical Abbreviations Use of medical abbreviations in medicine is not new. Since the development of mainstream medicine nearly 200 years ago, abbreviations have been used. ... Read the Article 1 4 Activity MD/PA
Intraosseous Vascular Access Obtaining vascular access is often difficult and delays patient care in the prehospital and hospital setting. Intraosseous (IO) access is a fast and r ... Read the Article 1.25 11 Activity DO
Intraosseous Vascular Access Obtaining vascular access is often difficult and delays patient care in the prehospital and hospital setting. Intraosseous (IO) access is a fast and r ... Read the Article 1.25 11 Activity MD/PA
Ionizing Radiation Ionizing radiation has been proven to be a risk factor for malignancy in the future. Evidence from studies conducted following the Chernobyl accident, ... Read the Article 1.5 16 Activity DO
Ionizing Radiation Ionizing radiation has been proven to be a risk factor for malignancy in the future. Evidence from studies conducted following the Chernobyl accident, ... Read the Article 1.5 16 Activity MD/PA
Medical Error A medical error is a preventable adverse effect of medical care, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient. Among the problems that commo ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Medical Error A medical error is a preventable adverse effect of medical care, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient. Among the problems that commo ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
Medical Error Reduction and Prevention This activity provides an in-depth description of the significance of medical error in the practice of medicine. It also highlights a number of impor ... Read the Article 2.25 28 Activity DO
Medical Error Reduction and Prevention This activity provides an in-depth description of the significance of medical error in the practice of medicine. It also highlights a number of impor ... Read the Article 2.25 28 Activity MD/PA
Medication Dispensing Errors And Prevention Close to 6,800 prescription medications and countless over-the-counter drugs are available in the United States. To further complicate a practitioner' ... Read the Article 2.25 33 Activity DO
Medication Dispensing Errors And Prevention Close to 6,800 prescription medications and countless over-the-counter drugs are available in the United States. To further complicate a practitioner' ... Read the Article 2.25 33 Activity MD/PA
Medication Routes of Administration A medication administration route is often classified by the location at which the drug is applied, such as oral or intravenous. The choice of routes ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Medication Routes of Administration A medication administration route is often classified by the location at which the drug is applied, such as oral or intravenous. The choice of routes ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standards Bloodborne pathogens are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can lead to serious disease. Health care workers and support staff are at incre ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity DO
OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standards Bloodborne pathogens are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can lead to serious disease. Health care workers and support staff are at incre ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity MD/PA
Palliative Care The World Health Organization characterizes the field of palliative care as a form of specialized medical care which aims to optimize the quality of l ... Read the Article 2.25 34 Activity DO
Palliative Care The World Health Organization characterizes the field of palliative care as a form of specialized medical care which aims to optimize the quality of l ... Read the Article 2.25 34 Activity MD/PA
Patient Rights And Ethics Patient rights are a subset of human rights. Whereas the concept of human rights refers to minimum standards for the ways persons can expect to be tre ... Read the Article 1.25 7 Activity DO
Patient Rights And Ethics Patient rights are a subset of human rights. Whereas the concept of human rights refers to minimum standards for the ways persons can expect to be tre ... Read the Article 1.25 7 Activity MD/PA
Polypharmacy The term polypharmacy refers to the use of 5 or more medications, based on a review of current data. Aging places individuals at risk of multi-morbidi ... Read the Article 1 7 Activity DO
Polypharmacy The term polypharmacy refers to the use of 5 or more medications, based on a review of current data. Aging places individuals at risk of multi-morbidi ... Read the Article 1 7 Activity MD/PA
Postoperative Wound Infection Postoperative wound infection is a common problem. The process of wound infection is complex and involves an interplay between several biological path ... Read the Article 1 7 Activity DO
Postoperative Wound Infection Postoperative wound infection is a common problem. The process of wound infection is complex and involves an interplay between several biological path ... Read the Article 1 7 Activity MD/PA
Risk Management Event Evaluation and Responsibilities Risk management in healthcare is a complex set of clinical and administrative systems, processes, procedures, and reporting structures designed to det ... Read the Article 1.25 9 Activity DO
Risk Management Event Evaluation and Responsibilities Risk management in healthcare is a complex set of clinical and administrative systems, processes, procedures, and reporting structures designed to det ... Read the Article 1.25 9 Activity MD/PA
Root Cause Analysis and Medical Error Prevention Medical error is an unfortunate reality that continues to occur at alarming rates within the United States healthcare system. These mistakes can resul ... Read the Article 1.75 22 Activity DO
Root Cause Analysis and Medical Error Prevention Medical error is an unfortunate reality that continues to occur at alarming rates within the United States healthcare system. These mistakes can resul ... Read the Article 1.75 22 Activity MD/PA
Second Victim Syndrome Health care workers often expect perfection from themselves, and societal opinions reinforce this expectation. However, perfection will always be an e ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Second Victim Syndrome Health care workers often expect perfection from themselves, and societal opinions reinforce this expectation. However, perfection will always be an e ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
Sterile Technique The purpose of creating a sterile field is to reduce the number of microbes present to as few as possible. The sterile field is used in many situation ... Read the Article 1 4 Activity DO
Sterile Technique The purpose of creating a sterile field is to reduce the number of microbes present to as few as possible. The sterile field is used in many situation ... Read the Article 1 4 Activity MD/PA
Toxic Exposure Hazardous Materials Hazardous materials (HAZMAT) are chemical or radioactive substances that can harm an individual and the environment upon exposure, resulting in differ ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity DO
Toxic Exposure Hazardous Materials Hazardous materials (HAZMAT) are chemical or radioactive substances that can harm an individual and the environment upon exposure, resulting in differ ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity MD/PA
Tubal Ligation Tubal ligation is the most common method of contraception worldwide. While the indication, desire for permanent sterilization, is clear, the ethics su ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity DO
Tubal Ligation Tubal ligation is the most common method of contraception worldwide. While the indication, desire for permanent sterilization, is clear, the ethics su ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity MD/PA

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