on the title to begin.
Audience: Nurses, Physician Assistants, Physicians
Discuss different methods
for validating disease management data, describe the data using
quality improvement and decision-making tools, apply EBM skills
to access valid literature and Internet sources, and determine
best practice standards for a disease management approach.
the end of this module, you will be able to:
Describe an approach for clinical performance improvement
using quality improvement and decision-making tools
Discuss the process of problem identification .
Discuss methods to identify clinical goals and objectives
to improve clinical performance
Describe the attributes of clinical practice.
R. Michael Massanari, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.P. Graduated: Northwestern
University Medical School, 1967 with highest distinction; Trained
at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Internal
Medicine and completed a fellowship in Infectious Disease (NIH
Fellowship) at Northwestern University. Academic and professional
appointments include: Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
and Preventive Medicine at University of Iowa; Adjunct Professor
of Epidemiology at University of Michigan; Professor of Medicine
at Case Western Reserve University. Currently: Director, Center
for Health Care Effectiveness Research and Professor of Medicine
at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center; Recent Professional
Appointments include: at Henry Ford Health System - Medical Director
Hospital Epidemiology, Medical Director Professional Practice
Review Group, Hospital Epidemiologist, Senior Staff Physician;
Internal Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Henry Ford Medical Group;
Earned a Masters of Science in Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)
from University of Iowa 1985; Certified in Internal Medicine and
Infectious Diseases. Member of numerous professional organizations;
state, local and national committees. Highly respected researcher
with more than 70 publications in professional journals and books
along with more than 100 abstracts and presentations.
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educational activity has been provided by the University of
Detroit Mercy McAuley School of Nursing, which is approved
as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the Michigan
Nurses Association, which is accredited as an approver of
continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing
Center Commission on Accreditation.