Quality and Safety for Leaders in Women’s Health Care

6th to 8th November 2014, New Orleans, USA

Health care providers selected to serve as leaders of their respective practice settings may not have possess the skills necessary to assume their positions. This course is designed to provide current and future leaders in hospital departments, managed care organizations, or private practice settings with the critical performance improvement and management tools necessary to meet the myriad responsibilities and challenges confronting them. After attending this course, participants should be able to:

– Identify the major trends in quality improvement and patient safety and how they affect women’s health care.
– Delineate the chairperson’s role in and the legal implications of credentialing, peer review, and disruptive behavior.
– Highlight the practical tools and methods to improve clinical performance and apply these tools to problems in clinical practice, including approaches to physician behavioral change.
– Describe how simulations and drills are used to improve patient safety and how to adopt programs of this type in your institution.
– Identify methods for changing organizational culture to enhance quality and patient safety.
– Describe the core concepts of communication as they relate to generational differences.
– List the elements of emotional intelligence.

ACOG Fellows and Junior Fellows in practice: $750 on or before 9/19/14 or $850 after 9/19/14
ACOG Life Fellows, Junior Fellow residents or subspecialty fellows, Educational Affiliates, and Associate Members: $400; verification required for the lower fee.
Nurse leaders attending the course as part of their hospital team, including an ACOG Fellow, will be charged: $550
Others: $950
On-site registration (subject to availability) is an additional $100

Register here.


Thursday, November 6, 2014
12:00 NOON – 1:00 PM  Registration and Lunch
1:00 PM – 5:45 PM  Course Lectures and Group Interaction

Friday, November 7, 2014
6:30 AM – 7:00 AM  Continental Breakfast
7:00 AM – 5:45 PM  Course Lectures and Group Interaction

Saturday, November 8, 2014
6:30 AM – 7:00 AM  Continental Breakfast
7:00 AM – 12:30 PM  Course Lectures and Group Interaction

The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans – New Orleans, Louisiana

CME Credits
ACOG cognate credit(s) or AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: up to a maximum of 20 credits. Nursing contact hours totaling 15.25 hours for this educational activity will be offered through the Maryland Nurses Association.

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