Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Describe the roles of the members of the healthcare team in their respective responsibilities for quality care.
2. Describe the rationale for reducing repetitive labs and the resulting positive impact on patient safety, value, quality and patient/employee experience.
3. Discuss how the proposed change to replace UA/Reflex with UA/Hold will improve urine culture stewardship and provide quality patient care.

4. Describe the current metrics and use of Nephrocheck in the reduction of acute kidney injury in cardiac surgery patients.

 

Faculty

Vandita Johari, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology 
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Chief, Clinical Pathology
Baystate Medical Center 

Franklin Moore, MD PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology   
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Associate Chief of Clinical Pathology
Baystate Medical Center 

Dan Engelman, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery  
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Medical Director, Surgical Services 
Baystate Medical Center 

Drs. Johari and Moore do not have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Dr. Engelman is a consultant for Zimmer-Biomet, Biomerieux and Pavmed, and is an Independent Medical reviewer (Edwards Lifesciences). 

Session date: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management

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