CY23 Quality Improvement Programs

 

We are excited to announce enrollment for our CY 2023 quality improvement programs is now open! We will be offering Learning Communities, Mini-Series and Self-Paced Programs. Our recommendation is that you participate in no more than 1 Learning Community and 2 Mini-Series and/or Self-Paced Programs. Program overviews are provided below, and registration is available at the bottom of this page.

LEARNING COMMUNITIES

As a Learning Community team member, you will participate in a combination of web-based learning collaboratives and an optional quality improvement (QI) project that will be facilitated by the Care Network Quality Team. If you would like to submit for MOC Part 4 credits, the QI project will be done with support from and in partnership with the Care Network quality improvement team. Please note, MOC Part 4 submission is not required to participate in a learning community program. Upon completion of the learning community requirements, you are eligible to receive CME, MOC Part 2, and MOC Part 4 credits. 

 MAKING WELL CHILD AND ADOLESCENT

VISITS MATTER

Anticipated Start date: February 2023

Topics:

1. Developmental Screening

2. Developmental Screening Resources: Regional Centers and School Services

3. Immunizations

4. Behavioral Health
5. Eating Disorders

6. Contraception & Privacy

7. Gender Dysphoria

8. Learning Disabilities

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Participants will take part in a series of 8 web-based, educational sessions focused on well child and adolescent visits, which will be provided by faculty from the Division of Adolescent Medicine and Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at CHLA. Participants will also have the option to implement a quality improvement project. The Care Network Quality Improvement (QI) team will work with each participating practice to facilitate quality improvement activities, collect and analyze data, address any questions and provide ongoing support.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 Utilize best practices and evidence-based guidelines for the health supervision of children and adolescents during well-visits.

 MAKING WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

VISITS MATTER

Anticipated Start date: April 2023

Topics:

1. Primary Care Visits and HABITS Questionnaire

2. Medication Prescribing

3. Diagnosis and Management of Co-Morbidities (Part 1)

4. Diagnosis and Management of Co-Morbidities (Part 2)

5. Case-Based Session

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Participants will take part in a series of 5 web-based, educational sessions on weight management, which will be provided by faculty from the Division of Endocrinology, Division of Adolescent Medicine, and Department of Pediatrics at CHLA. Participants will also have the option to implement a quality improvement project. The Care Network Quality Improvement (QI) team will work with each participating practice to facilitate quality improvement activities, collect and analyze data, address any questions and provide ongoing support.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Define what constitutes overweight, obese, and severely obese children and adolescents and review the current clinical practice guidelines for prevention, treatment and management.

MINI SERIES

As a Mini-Series team member, you will participate in a series of educational web-based learning collaboratives. Upon completion of the mini-series program requirements, you will be eligible to receive MOC Part 2 and CME credits.

GENETICS

Anticipated Start date: March 2023

Topics:

1. Metabolic Disorders

2. Newborn Screening

3. Appropriate Referrals

4. Genetic Screening for Autism

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Participants will take part in a series of 4 web-based, educational sessions led by faulty from the Division of Medical Genetics at CHLA.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Expand your capacity to identify, treat and manage common genetic related conditions in primary care pediatrics.

ERIN MEISEL, MD

RHEUMATOLOGY​

Anticipated Start date: February 2023

Topics:

1. Chronic Pain

2. Lupus

3. Joint Swelling

4. Fever

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Participants will take part in a series of 4 web-based, educational sessions led by faculty from the Division of Rheumatology at CHLA.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Expand your capacity to identify, treat and manage common rheumatology conditions in primary care pediatrics. Use clinical pathways to manage common endocrinology conditions within  primary care, as well as implement referral guidelines for specific conditions.

UROLOGY

Anticipated Start date: March 2023

Topics:

1. UTI

2. Phimosis

3. Penile Adhesions

4. Undescended /Ascended Testis

5. Prenatal Hydronephrosis

6. Nocturnal Enuresis

7. Dysfunctional Voiding

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Participants will take part in a series of 7 web-based, educational sessions led by faculty from the Division of Urology at CHLA.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

To expand your capacity to identify, treat and manage general urology conditions in primary care pediatrics. Use clinical pathways to manage common urology conditions within a primary care setting, as well as implement referral guidelines for specific conditions.

NEPHROLOGY​

Anticipated start date: March 2023

Topics:

1. Proteinuria

2. Hematuria

3. Hypertension

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Participants will take part in a series of 3 web-based, educational sessions led by faculty from the Division of Nephrology at CHLA. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Expand your capacity to identify, treat and manage common nephrology conditions in primary care pediatrics. Use clinical pathways to manage common nephrology conditions within primary care, as well as implement referral guidelines for specific conditions.

OFFICE MANAGEMENT​

Anticipated start date: April 2023

Topics:

1. Key Performance Indicators For Pediatric Practices

2. Profit & Loss Statements

3. Essential Reports To Run Each Month

4. 20 Common Issues to Review In A Practice

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Participants will take part in a series of 4 web-based, educational sessions led by Paulie Vanchiere, Founder & Principal Consultant from the Pediatric Management Institute. This program is open to pediatricians and their office staff.


*Only CME credits will be offered for this program. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Identify key mechanisms to have in place to enhance day-to-day operations of a pediatric primary care office.

Self-Paced Programs 

As a Self-Paced Program team member, you will be given access to our Learning Management System, Open LMS, to complete the educational web-based learning collaboratives as it fits into your schedule. Each learning collaborative will be associated with a post-test that needs to be completed following the session. Upon completion of the self-paced program requirements, you will be eligible to receive MOC Part 2 and CME credits.

NEUROLOGY

Anticipated start date: February 2023

Topics:

 1. Headaches & Migraines

2. Seizures - First time seizures and evaluation of spells 

3. Management of Epilepsy

4. Movement Disorders

5. Tics

6. Neurodevelopmental disorders

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Participants will take part in a series of 6 educational, previously recorded, sessions led by faculty from the Neurological Institute at CHLA. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Expand your capacity to identify, treat and manage common neurological conditions in primary care pediatrics. Use clinical pathways to manage common neurological conditions within a primary care setting, as well as implement referral guidelines for specific conditions.

GASTROENTEROLOGY​

Anticipated start date: February 2023

Topics:

1. Abdominal Pain

2. Constipation

3. GERD

4. IBS

5. IBD

6. Celiac Disease

7. Eosinophilic Esophagitis

8. NAFLD

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Participants will take part in a series of 8 educational, previously recorded, sessions led by faculty from the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at CHLA. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

To expand your capacity to identify, treat and manage general gastroenterological conditions in primary care pediatrics. Use clinical pathways to manage common gastroenterology conditions within a primary care setting, as well as implement referral guidelines for specific conditions.

ORTHOPAEDICS AND SPORTS MEDICINE

Anticipated Start date: February 2023

Topics:

1. Sports-Related Concussions

2. Performing Arts Athlete Injuries

3. Scoliosis

4. Overuse/Apophysitis Injuries

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Participants will take part in a series of 6 educational, previously recorded, sessions led by faulty from Children’s Orthopaedic Center at CHLA. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Learn best practices to evaluate and identify sports related injuries and facilitate speedy recovery in primary pediatric care.

CY 23 QI Registration
Please register for next year's quality programs by selecting the programs that are of interest to you from below. A quality team member will  reach out to you in the coming weeks with more information. For any questions please reach out to a member of the Care Network quality team, PrimaryCareNetwork@chla.usc.edu .

Choose from the below Learing Communities:
Choose from the below Mini-Seris:
Choose from the below Self-Paced Programs:

Thanks for submitting!