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Breast Cancer Screening Improvement Initiative

Release date: January 24, 2011
Review date: February 10, 2015
Expiration date: February 10, 2018
Estimated time to complete this activity: 14-16 weeks

Intended Audience
The target learners for this activity are physicians and health care professionals in the OB/Gyn, Internal Medicine and Family Practice setting.

Learning Objectives

  • Use performance measures to assess current breast cancer screening practices.
  • Identify areas for improvement in breast cancer screening processes and documentation in areas related to risk factors, shared decision making, and tracking of mammography screening dates and follow up care.
  • Apply the performance improvement process to identify changes for continuous improvement.

Accreditation Statement
The Wisconsin Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Wisconsin Medical Society designates this PI CME activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification Statement
This activity has been approved by the American Board of Family Medicine as an external provider of Maintenance of Certification for Family Physicians Part IV credit. This activity has been renewed from Oct. 22, 2015 to Oct. 22, 2016.

This activity is approved through the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Approved Quality Improvement (AQI) pathway and is eligible for 20 points towards the Self-Evaluation of Practice Performance requirement of Maintenance of Certification (MOC).

Method of Participation
As part of this activity participants will implement a performance improvement project in their practice. This activity allows 14 weeks to complete, but the pace of completion will be regulated by participation of the physicians and staff.

Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of the Wisconsin Medical Society to ensure balance, independence and objectivity in all its educational activities. For all CME activities, planners, faculty and authors must disclose to participants prior to any educational activities the existence of any relevant financial interest or any other relationship that a planner, faculty, author or their spouse/partner may have (currently or in the past 12 months) with the commercial supporter or manufacturer(s) of any commercial product/service discussed in an educational presentation. The planners and faculty for this PI CME activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Carol Havens, MD
Director of Physician Education and Development
Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Past President
California Academy of Family Physicians

Cheri L. Olson, MD
Associate Director, LaCrosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency
Medical Director, IPMA

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Hardware and Software Requirements

  • Macintosh playback requires iTunes or QuickTime
  • Windows playback requires Windows Media Player

Credits will be issued by Wisconsin Medical Society to participants who complete this PI CME activity. A certificate will be emailed upon completion.

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