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New Rules of the Game: An Update on Quality Measures and Board Certifications

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  1. New Rules of the Game: An Update on Quality Measures and Board Certifications
    Laurie Gesell, MD, FACEP, FUHM

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the factors considered regarding reimbursement for hyperbaric oxygen therapy from the Government (Medicare).
  • Understand and define Quality Measures
  • Discuss the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and the effect PQRS performance has on Medicare payments.
  • Discuss the pathway for Board Certification in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine and the limitations with availability of Fellowships.
  • Discuss Maintenance of Certification Part 4 now required for Board Certified Physicians through American Board of Preventive Medicine.
  • Review available alternatives to Board Certification to include the CAQ program, which is now the UHMS Program for Advanced Training in Hyperbarics (PATH)

Cost

  • Non-Member: $22.50
  • Regular UHMS Member: FREE as a Membership benefit
  • Associate UHMS Member: FREE as a Membership benefit

Accreditation Statement

The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physician.

Disclosure

All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by UHMS are expected to disclose to the participants any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Full disclosure of faculty and planner relevant financial relationships will be made at the activity.

Designation Statement

The Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this internet activity enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing/RRT: This enduring material is approved for 1 contact hour provided by Florida Board of Registered Nursing/RRT Provider #50-10881.

NBDHMT: this enduring material is approved for 1 Category A credit hours by National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology, 9 Medical Park, Suite 330, Columbia, South Carolina 29203.

Original Release Date: January 5, 2017
Termination Date: December 16, 2020

Disclaimer

The information provided by this CME material is for Continuing Medical Education purposes only. The lecture content, statements or opinions expressed however, do not necessarily represent those of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), its affiliates or its employees.

Goal

For over 40 years the UHMS has been the primary source of information for hyperbaric medicine and physiology worldwide. This enduring material has as its goal to address identified professional practice gaps and provide a quality CME opportunity which will improve scientific knowledge and skills for hyperbaric and wound care: physicians, nurses and technicians, and other clinicians and personnel whose practice includes hyperbaric medicine and wound care.

Target Audience – Included in the “goal”

General Disclosure

Name of IndividualIndividuals Role in ActivityName of Commercial Interest (If Applicable)Nature of Relationship
Laurie Gesell, MD, FACEP, FUHM Faculty Novadaq* Consultant/Clinical Advisory Board
Stacy Harmon, BS Planner None N/A
Richard Sadler, MD UHMS Reviewer None N/A
J. Nicholas Vandemoer UHMS Reviewer None N/A
Helen Gelly, MD UHMS Reviewer None N/A
William Butler, MD UHMS Reviewer None N/A

 

No commercial support was received for this educational activity.

The content has been reviewed and is free of commercial bias. Any relevant relationships noted have been resolved prior to the start of the activity through the general disclosure and verbally by the faculty.

Hardware/Software Requirements

Hardware required for a learner to participate in this enduring material event includes:

Computer with internet connection and a modern, updated browser
Note: If using IE 6, IE 7, or IE 8 we cannot guarantee that the courses will work.
Audio speakers to listen to the lectures
Keyboard to take the quizzes

This enduring material event is produced for online use, and was created using the following platforms:

Video format: MP4 video; High Definition; hosted on Vimeo.com
Aspect Ratio: frame width 1280p x height 720p
Audio: Sample Rate 48k Hz; Bit rate 189 kbps; Channels 2 (stereo)
Frames per second: 29 frames per second

Provider Contact Information

If at any time during participation in this online CME enduring material event, a learner can contact UHMS, by clicking on "Contact Us" tab located on the far right-hand side of the main menu bar found at the top of the screen. Also, the contact phone number and email address (hotlink) is always displayed on the top center of the screen, under the main menu bar.

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS)
631 U.S. Highway 1, Suite 307
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
USA

Phone: +1-919-490-5140/877-533-8467
Fax: +1-919-490-5140
Email: uhms@uhms.org

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality. It is the policy of the UHMS not to release any participants' name or contact information. As a registered member of UHMS, the organization will occasionally send out electronic correspondence relating to continuing educational events.

Copyright. For the purposes of this enduring material event, UHMS owns the rights to the recorded live event and distribution rights for the video material and write/copy-protected presentations. UHMS will NOT be distributing the individual editable presentations in PowerPoint format as it does not own the rights to the source material for the individual presentations.

Course Credits

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Continuing Education Credits are provided when a participant passes the course with 60% or higher on their overall grade of the course quizzes. Each quiz also will allow two attempts. If a participant fails the course, the UHMS will allow a re-take of the course at a 50% discount to their designated full price rate.

The information provided at this CME activity is for Continuing Medical Education purposes only.  The lecture content, statements or opinions expressed, however, do not necessarily represent those of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), its affiliates or its employees.

Undersea and Hyperbaric
Medical Society (UHMS)
631 U.S. Highway 1, Suite 307
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
USA
Phone: +1-919-490-5140
Toll Free: 877-533-8467
Fax: +1-919-490-5140
Email: uhms@uhms.org

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