Public Health for Health Professionals

Quality Improvement in Public Health: A Focus for Local Boards of Health

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CPE: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
    • CPHCE: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jun 26, 2020
  • Expires: Jun 25, 2023
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • Average User Rating:
    ( Ratings)

Faculty

Angela L.  Carman Angela L. Carman, DrPH, MBA
Assistant Professor
Director, Practice and Experiential Education, Health, Behavior and Society
University of Kentucky College of Public Health
Lexington, Kentucky

Needs Statement

Physicians do not receive adequate public health training during their formal medical education to prepare them to serve on local boards of health. They under-utilize or are not aware of many of the resources available to improve their public health practice. This training will help close the gap on this deficiency.

Target Audience

Physicians

Objectives

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

  • Describe why quality improvement is important and what quality improvement tools are available to local health departments and their boards.
  • Outline the process of implementing quality improvement activities and continuous self-assessment through community health assessments.
  • Indicate the major fiscal and managerial responsibilities of the local board of health as they relate to quality improvement.

Accreditation

CME

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 University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and KY Dept. of Public Health - Public Health Boards of Health Training . The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Systems-based practice

CPE

ACPEThe University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UAN 0022-9999-20-141-H04-P and will award 1.00 contact hour (0.100 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes completing the activity, its accompanying evaluation and/or posttest (score 70% or higher) and requesting credit online at the conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.

ABIM MOC Recognition Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

 

Other

UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 1.00 hour of participation.

Faculty Disclosure

No speakers, planners or content reviewers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

The material presented in this course represents information obtained from the scientific literature as well as the clinical experiences of the speakers. In some cases, the presentations might include discussion of investigational agents and/or off-label indications for various agents used in clinical practice. Speakers will inform the audience when they are discussing investigational and/or off-label uses.

Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation. 

Acknowledgement

This activity is jointly provided by the University of Kentucky and KY Dept. of Public Health - Public Health Boards of Health Training .

In collaboration with UK College of Public Health.