Interactive physician-led CME opportunity: Practice improvement

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 59 , No. 2 , March 2017 , Pages 132 News

Doctors can now access the first series of the Practice Support Program’s small-group learning sessions. Practice Improvement: Making Quality Improvement Work for You is a series of short, interactive sessions that introduce doctors to accessible and practical tools to make practice improvements in ways that are significant to them, their team, and their patients.

The first series has two sessions available:
•    Session 1 focuses on how physicians can identify, plan for, and begin to implement practice improvements.
•    Session 2 supports physicians in using data and measurement to implement practice improvement.

Doctors are encouraged to take the sessions in order as information from the second session builds on the first.

After participating in a session, physicians can receive payment for working through an action plan that connects what they learned to a practice improvement activity. Regional support teams and peer mentors are available to assist doctors to identify a practice improvement activity and develop an action plan. Each session is eligible for up to four CFPC credits.

Upcoming sessions and series anticipated to be available in spring 2017 include:
•    Managing Dementia in Family Practice, a session aimed at helping doctors identify patients with mild to moderate dementia, assess and address common concerns, and manage their needs with both pharmacological and nonpharmacological resources.
•    Team-based Care, a series aimed at supporting family doctors working with teams of health professionals.

To participate or to learn more, visit www.pspbc.ca.

. Interactive physician-led CME opportunity: Practice improvement. BCMJ, Vol. 59, No. 2, March, 2017, Page(s) 132 - News.



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