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Safe Table Learning Collaborative for Medical Officers

Monday, April 1, 2019

The Conference Center at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
17801 International Boulevard
SeaTac, WA 98158

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Password: CMO2019


8 a.m. Check-in and Networking Breakfast
9 a.m. Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Introductions - Kim Moore, MD
9:30 a.m. Wellness in Washington - Group Discussion
10:15 a.m. Networking Break
10:45 a.m. Learning from Safety Events (PSA Huddle and CRP) - Tom Gallagher, MD
12 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Legislative and Regulatory Updates 2019 - Jeb Shepard
1:45 p.m. Call to Action Items: Choosing Wisely, Honoring Choices PNW, and Addressing the Opioid Epidemic - Mary Catlin, Jessica Martinson, Cat Mazzawy and Jeb Shepard
2:15 p.m. ER Transfers - Kim Moore, MD
2:30 p.m. Adjourn

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the unique collaborative forum that sets competition aside in the interest of improving on patient safety and healthcare quality in our state.
  • Discuss how organizations are using the results of the Washington State Physician and Advanced Practitioner Wellness Survey, specifically the drivers of burnout, with the goal of identifying areas of focus for collaboration.
  • Review current research supported rationale for taking action to improve physician well-being, and review the results of the Washington State Physician and Advanced Practitioner Wellness Survey.
  • Outline the Communication and Resolution Program (CRP), including what it is, why it matters, the state of the field, state and national resources for implementation, and the direction the field is heading for the future.
  • Examine organizations’ experiences with implementing CRP in their hospitals and CRP certification of events.
  • Discuss the anticipated impact of the election and expansive legislation to address the opioid crisis, insurance issues, wrongful death claims, whistleblower protections, balanced billing, and related rulemaking that could affect your practice and organization.
  • Discuss progress on Partnership for Patients, Honoring Choices PNW, Addressing the Opioid Epidemic, and Improving Clinician Wellness.; and outline specific steps physician leadership can take to advance the work in their organization.
  • Explore best practices regarding physician-to-physician communication and collaboration for patient transfers within and between facilities. outline the underlying issues and discuss best practices.

CME Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Washington State Medical Association (WSMA) and Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA). The WSMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The WSMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 4 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the re-licensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.