Online Courses

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SMB Pharmacy Journal Review: Sulfonamides, Nitrofurantoin, and Risk of Birth Defects
Air Date: 06-15-18 Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (1.00 hours), ACPE (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (1.00 hours)

Review the ACOG committee opinion about the use of sulfonamides and nitrofurantoin in pregnancy and the impact on practice guidelines for the treatment of UTIs.

LAST DAY AVAILABLE:  September 15, 2018

 


Author(s): Katie Cardosa, PharmD - SMB Pharmacy Clinical Specialist
Disclosures:Meet the faculty~ 
The Intersection of Food Insecurity, Health and Health Care Utilization
Air Date: 05-17-18 Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (0.50 hours), ACPE (0.50 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (0.50 hours)

Review current research on the impact of social determinants - specifically food insecurity/access to healthy food - on health outcomes & chronic health conditions (diabetes, heart health, obesity, etc.) and health care utilization.  Successful models for physician implementation will be presented.
Expiration Date:  July 1, 2019
Author(s): Jillian Barber - Manager, Community Benefit and Health Improvement
SMB Pharmacy Journal Review: The Maternal Early Warning Criteria 04.06.18
Air Date: 04-09-18 Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (1.00 hours)

Mhyre JM, et al. The Maternal Early Warning Criteria: A proposal from the National Partnership for Maternal Safety. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2014. 124(4):782-786.

Available Until July 9th, 2018 


Author(s): Katie Andonian & Vera Jiang
SHC Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship for Physicians and Other Practitioners
Air Date: 02-19-18 Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (2.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (2.00 hours)

Intended to ensure physicians and other providers are cognizant of strategies to reduce the risk of HAIs, compliance with legislative requirement, and The Joint Commission Requirements,
SMB Women's Health Postoperative Management
Air Date: 04-02-18 Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (1.00 hours)



Please click on the link to access the summary sheet: WHS POSTOPERATIVE POWERPLAN Changes Summary.pdf 

Available from April 2, 2018 -  July 30, 2018


Author(s): Jackie Hiner & Katie Andonian
SMB Free Hookup with Every Delivery: Baby-friendly Hospital Breastfeeding Education for Physicians
Air Date: 03-06-18 Specialties: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (4.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (4.00 hours)

As part of our "baby-friendly" designation all physicians must have breastfeeding education.  This online series reviews the background and basics of breastfeeding, especially for new moms.

Launched:  March 11, 2018

Expires:  March 11, 2019


Author(s): Nancy E. Wight, MD, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP - Medical Directory, Sharp HealthCare Lactation Services
SHC Social Media for Physicians
Air Date: 11-13-17 Specialties: Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pharmacy
Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (1.00 hours), ACPE (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (1.00 hours)

Embracing Social Media in Your Practice and Understanding the Role It Plays



Welcome to “Embracing Social Media in Your Practice and Understanding the Role it Plays” by Sharp HealthCare


Author(s): Jennifer Balanky & Rachael Martin
Prevention of CAUTI: A Model for Physicians
Air Date: 10-16-17 Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (1.00 hours)

This module for physicians will identify strategies to decrease the risk of catheter associated urinary tract infections (UTIs), distinguish between asymptomatic bacteriuria and UTI, list the components of the IC protocol and clarify the unintended consequences of over-diagnosing and treating presumed UTIs.

This module satisfied the Joint Commission legislative mandate  of Senate Bill 158 (2008)

Author(s): Raymond Chinn, MD, Medical Director, Infection Prevention
Disclosures:Meet the faculty~ 
SHC Sharp Sepsis Definitions
Air Date: 10-12-17 Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (1.00 hours)

Sepsis - Evolving definitions and reporting in clinical care and compliance Sharp’s Institutional Stance

Author(s): James S. Kennedy, MD, CCS, CCDS, CDIP
Disclosures:Meet the faculty~ 
SHC Hand Hygiene - Online
SHC Hand Hygiene - Online Banner Air Date: 01-01-15 Specialties: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology - Interventional , Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Clinical Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Health Care Administration, Health Care Executive, Hematology, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics and Genomics, Nephrology, Neurology - Movement Disorders, Neurology - Vascular, Nuclear Medicine, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oncology - Breast Cancer, Oncology - Colorectal Cancer, Oncology - Gynecology, Oncology - Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Oncology - Lung Cancer, Oncology - Melanoma, Oncology - Prostate Cancer, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - Hand, Orthopaedic Surgery - Reconstructive, Orthopaedics - Oncology, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry, Pulmonary Disease, Quality Improvement/Patient Safety, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Radiology - Imaging, Radiology - Interventional , Regulatory Agency Employee , Research Scientist or Specialist, Rheumatology, Surgery - Cardiothoracic , Surgery - Colon and Rectal , Surgery - General, Surgery - Neurological , Surgery - Reconstructive, Surgery - Vascular, Urogynecology, Urology
Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (1.00 hours)

This online module discusses the importance of hand hygiene in decreasing the risk of healthcare-associated infections. It describes the indications for hand hygiene and reviews hand hygiene technique.The expected results of this CME activity is to be compliant with hand hygiene recommendations and consequently to decrease transmission of potentially pathogenic microorganisms and the incidence of healthcare-associated infections.

PLEASE NOTE:  To receive credit for completing this module you must complete a brief post activity evaluation.  If you have completed and passed the test, but have not done this your CME will not be reflected on your transcript.


This online module discusses the importance of hand hygiene in decreasing the risk of healthcare-associated infections. 

TO EARN CREDIT:
1.  View video
2.  Pass exam (100%)
3.  Complete course evaluation

Failure to complete any one of these steps will result in failure to earn CME for this activity.

Author(s): Raymond Chinn, M.D., Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Clinical Epidemiology, Course Director, Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, California
Dragon Medical One Training
Air Date: 09-25-17 Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (1.00 hours)

Instructions (including password) HERE

Password: Sharp123

Training provided to expand physician's Dragon knowledge and help assist in the transition from Dragon Medical Network Edition to Dragon Medical One.


This content is password protected. Please refer to the flyer for password.  FLYER
Author(s): Nuance(R)
SHC Workplace Violence Prevention Program
Air Date: 10-23-17 Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (1.00 hours)

A new CA State Law has been adopted that requires hospitals and other covered organizations to address workplace violence (WPV) by: developing a workplace violence prevention plan, identify who is responsible for administering the plan, coordinate with other employers of employees working at the covered work-site, identify and evaluate safety and security risks, correct hazards, communicate with employees and others about workplace violence matters, train staff, respond to and investigate violent incidents and other related activities.


This module meets the workplace violence training requirement as mandated by California Law.
Author(s): Anne Davis, Vice President, Workforce Support Services; Gary Ficacci, System Director of Security
Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Module for Physicians
Air Date: 09-01-17 Specialties: Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Oncology - Colorectal Cancer, Pharmacy, Preventive Medicine, Surgery - Colon and Rectal , Surgery - General, Urology
Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (1.00 hours), ACPE (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (1.00 hours)

Highlight key concepts related to the incidence, pathogenesis and epidemiology of CDI and discuss when testing is indicated.  Additionally, reinforce prevention strategies and evidence-based treatment options.

Target audience:Sharp-affiliated physicians, pharmacists and other health care providers interested in prevention and treatment of CDI.


Part 1 of 3
Author(s): Raymond Chinn, MD, Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Clinical Epidemiology
SHC Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification
SHC Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification Banner Air Date: 09-01-17 Specialties: Radiology
Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (2.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (2.00 hours)

Introduces learner to basic concepts of lean six sigma (LSS).  Specific areas of emphasis include an introduction to continuous process improvement and the lean six sigma belt designation program, analyzing waste, daily problem-solving steps (A3 process) and facilitating efficient meetings.

Target audience:  Sharp-affiliated physicians.  All Sharp employees should complete the modules using the Learning Center.

Author(s): Kathy Summers, Director Six Sigma Black Belt, Sharp HealthCare
Disclosures:Kathy Summers
Director, Six Sigma Black Belt
Sharp HealthCare 
SCMG Special Needs Plan Module
SCMG Special Needs Plan Module Banner Air Date: 07-26-17 Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (0.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (0.00 hours)

SCMG Physicians Only

SCMG as a delegate provider organization is required to provide training regarding special needs plan (SNP) model of care (MOC).

The Medicare Act of 2003 established a Medicare Advantage coordinated care plan that is designed to provide targeted care to individuals with special needs.  Care1st MOC is designed to ensure the provision and coordination of specialized services that meet the needs of the dual eligible beneficiaries.


LAST DAY AVAILABLE:  October 31, 2017
Author(s): Sharp HealthPlan
Disclosures:Presented by Sharp Community Medical Group Compliance. 
SHC Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification
SHC Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Banner Air Date: 07-08-16 Specialties: Radiology
Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (3.25 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (3.25 hours)

Continues to expand on Lean Six Sigma basics.  Topics include change acceleration process, project management, DMAIC and additional lean concepts.

FOR:  Sharp-affiliated physicians.  All Sharp employees should complete the modules using the Learning Center.


Module 5 of 10 for Yellow Belt certification

Target Audience:  Sharp affiliated Physicians, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

To Earn Credit:  Complete 1) pretest, 2) module, 3) post-test and 4) evaluation


Author(s): Kathy Summers, Director Six Sigma Black Belt, Sharp HealthCare
Disclosures:Kathy Summers
Director, Six Sigma Black Belt
Sharp HealthCare 
SHC SurgiNet Anesthesia Basics
Air Date: 05-26-16 Specialties: Anesthesiology
Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (0.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (0.00 hours)

Module 1 of 4 introducing key concepts for using the SurgiNet Anesthesia system

Module 1 of 4

Target Audience:  Anesthesiologists

NO CME awarded

If you have questions or would like to request 1:1 training please contact Michelle Morgan, Training Coordinator at michelle.morgan@sharp.com 


SHC SurgiNet Anesthesia Functions
Air Date: 05-26-16 Specialties: Anesthesiology
Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (0.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (0.00 hours)

Module 2 of 4 introducing key concepts for using the SurgiNet Anesthesia system

Module 2 of 4

Target Audience:  Anesthesiologists

NO CME awarded

If you have questions or would like to request 1:1 training please contact Michelle Morgan, Training Coordinator at michelle.morgan@sharp.com 


SHC SurgiNet Anesthesia Macros
Air Date: 05-26-16 Specialties: Anesthesiology
Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (0.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (0.00 hours)

Module 3 of 4 introducing key concepts for using the SurgiNet Anesthesia system

Module 3 of 4

Target Audience:  Anesthesiologists

NO CME awarded

If you have questions or would like to request 1:1 training please contact Michelle Morgan, Training Coordinator at michelle.morgan@sharp.com 


SHC SurgiNet Anesthesia Finalizing
Air Date: 05-26-16 Specialties: Anesthesiology
Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 ™ (0.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (0.00 hours)

Module 4 of 4 introducing key concepts for using the SurgiNet Anesthesia system

Module 4 of 4

Target Audience:  Anesthesiologists

NO CME awarded

If you have questions or would like to request 1:1 training please contact Michelle Morgan, Training Coordinator at michelle.morgan@sharp.com