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The Learning Curve: A Geriatrics Professional Development Webinar Series (2012 - 2 of 2) "Improving Clinical Care Through Quality Improvement"

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The Learning Curve: A Geriatrics Professional Development Webinar Series (2012 - 2 of 2) "Improving Clinical Care Through Quality Improvement"

South Texas Geriatric Education Center
Author(s):  
Judith L. Howe, PhD, Ronni Chernoff, RD, Carol Callaway-Lane, PhD
Sponsor: 
Geriatric Education Center (GEC)
POGOe Id: 
21194
Date Posted: 
08/13/2012
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
08/13/2012
Abstract: 

This ongoing webinar series was created to provide professional development to the health providers participating in the Geriatric Scholars Program funded by the Office of Rural Health through the Greater LA GRECC. The participants are the MDs, DOs, NPs, and PAs partaking in this valuable program.

Educational objectives: 

At the conclusion of this webinar series, the Geriatric Scholars should be able to:

  1. Peer to Peer Education - Improve their communication skills in knowledge transfer with their peers who work in the CBOC's
  2. Adult Learning - Define the basic theories of adult learning to better understand what motivates and engages adults to incorporate new information into their health behaviors
  3. Health Literacy - Identify literacy barriers that affect learning in older patients
  4. Keys to Effective Leadership - Describe how to navigate team members through effective negotiations and discussions of team member roles; Apply open and frank discussion strategies among team members that serve to build commitment and confidence; Recommend opportunities for leadership among team members
  5. Managing Team Dynamics - Utilize successful team-based solutions to guide the members of the team to meet patient needs; Develop a strategy to foster productive collaboration with other team members

After this particular video, Geriatric Scholars will be able to:

  • Identify strategies to routinely include systems improvement in clinical practice
  • Use a tally sheet and Pareto chart to identify specific areas of focus for improvement within clinical practice
  • Create a well-defined process measure to collect baseline data and monitor improvement
  • Utilize methods of measurement in order to determine the impact of steps of change
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

This product was reviewed by the Greater LA GRECC, LIttle Rock GRECC & JJ Peters GRECC. 

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Estimated time to complete: 
1 hour
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
DNP, ACNP-BC Carol Callaway-Lane


Suggested Citation:
Judith L. Howe, PhD, DNP, ACNP-BC Carol Callaway-Lane and Ronni Chernoff, PhD, RD. The Learning Curve: A Geriatrics Professional Development Webinar Series (2012 - 2 of 2) "Improving Clinical Care Through Quality Improvement". POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/21194