Advancing Team-Based Care Learning Collaborative 2022

Program Information

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The Advancing Team-Based Care Learning Collaborative is a 4-month participatory learning experience offered by the National Health Center Training and Technical Assistance Partners (NTTAP), funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, and hosted by Community Health Center, Inc. (CHCI) in Middletown, CT. The collaborative is designed to provide Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) transformational strategies and coaching support to help primary care practices implement and advanced models of team-based care.

Acknowledgement of Support

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

Target Audience

This activity is appropriate for the following audiences:

  • Medical Providers (MDs, DOs, NPs)
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Other care team members

Learning Objectives

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

  • Use assessments of their current team-based care model to identify areas for process improvement and role optimization
  • Use quality improvement concepts and skills with coaching support to systematically achieve one or more specific aims
  • Contribute to the learning among participating practice teams by engaging in Learning Collaborative activities
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Academy of PAs (AAPA) credit to physician assistants at its activities. Participants should only claim commensurate credit with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 6.00 ACE/ASWB
    Through Joint Accreditation Community Health, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.
  • 6.00 ACPE
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) credit to pharmacists at its activities.
  • 6.00 ADA CERP
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
  • 6.00 ANCC
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) nursing credit to nurses at its activities.
  • 6.00 APA
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Psychological Association (APA) credit to psychologists at its activities.
  • 6.00 CDR
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide CDR credits to registered dieticians at its activities.
  • 6.00 Participation Hour(s)
Activity opens: 
01/01/2022
Activity expires: 
12/31/2022
Cost:
$0.00

Faculty

Deb Ward, RN is a Senior Quality Improvement Manager at Community Health Center, Inc.'s Weitzman Institute. She has extensive managerial experience in both acute and primary care. Before joining the Quality Improvement Department, Deb was the Nurse Manager at CHC's Meriden site, and has worked at the health center for ten years. She is the current Chair of the Patient Education Committee. Ms. Ward has held primary responsibility for coordination of grants that focused on improved Hypertension and Diabetes control. She has completed Clinical Microsystems* training at the Dartmouth Institute, receiving her Coaching Credentialing Certificate and currently coaches several teams. Ms. Ward is also CHC's lead coach, responsible for providing ongoing support for all of CHC's coaches and the continuing spread of Microsystem teams at CHC.

Kathleen Thies, PhD, RN has worked with Community Health Center, Inc. since January 2014 on several projects. She directed the implementation and evaluation of the roll out of nurse-driven care coordination across all 12 clinical sites in the agency. As part of that initiative, she helped to develop the curriculum for nursing staff on care coordination and the health information technologies that lend decision support to the nurses, and is responsible for evaluation of the care coordination project in partnership with the Yale School of Public Health. She is currently working on the Project ECHO for LGBT, in which CHC is a partner with the National Association of Community Health Centers, the CDC, and Fenway Health in Boston. Dr. Thies has also done grant writing for CHC. 

Weitzman Institute Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the Weitzman Institute to ensure that Continuing Education (CE) activities are independent and free of commercial bias. To ensure educational content is objective, balanced, and guarantee content presented is in the best interest of its learners' and the public, the Weitzman Institute requires that everyone in a position to control educational content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. An ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Examples can be found at accme.org.

Faculty participating in a Weitzman Institute-sponsored activity must disclose to the planning committee and audience all financial or other relationship(s) with ineligible companies.

Faculty Disclosures

No faculty disclosed a relevant financial relationship for this program.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.   

Designation Statement

Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) nursing credit to nurses at its activities, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) credit to pharmacists, AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), American Academy of PAs (AAPA) credit to physician assistants, American Psychological Association (APA) credit to psychologists, Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers and credit to registered dieticians through the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) at its activities. Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

By completing this activity you provide the Weitzman Institute permission to share completion data with the ACCME and the certifying board(s).

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Available Credit

  • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Academy of PAs (AAPA) credit to physician assistants at its activities. Participants should only claim commensurate credit with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 6.00 ACE/ASWB
    Through Joint Accreditation Community Health, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.
  • 6.00 ACPE
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) credit to pharmacists at its activities.
  • 6.00 ADA CERP
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
  • 6.00 ANCC
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) nursing credit to nurses at its activities.
  • 6.00 APA
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Psychological Association (APA) credit to psychologists at its activities.
  • 6.00 CDR
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide CDR credits to registered dieticians at its activities.
  • 6.00 Participation Hour(s)

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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