Through a new interprofessional collaborative arrangement, physician assistants (PAs) may now earn performance improvement continuing medical education (PI CME) credit for participating in PI activities through the Wisconsin Medical Society or other American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program™ (Portfolio Program) Sponsor.
The arrangement between the ABMS Portfolio Program and the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) allows NCCPA-certified PAs to obtain credit for working with physicians on Portfolio Program PI activities focused on patient safety and improving the quality of patient care. Click here to learn more about the ABMS and NCCPA arrangement.
As a Portfolio Sponsor, the Society offers PI activities in the following areas:
The Society’s unique approach to PI encourages interprofessional teams of physicians, PAs and other health care professionals to work together to identify gaps and implement changes in practice. Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and Maintenance of Certification Part IV credit, these activities satisfy the requirements of 21 of the 24 ABMS Member Boards. Other benefits include:
- Access to useful tools and resources reviewed by physician faculty.
- Easy integration of measures aligned with nationally endorsed reporting and payment programs.
- Onsite facilitation to help conduct meaningful gap analysis and identify system-wide improvement efforts.
- Opportunity to share best practices and network with colleagues on work and life issues.
- Easy and efficient electronic documentation of physician progress and results.
E-mail Todd Wuerger to learn more about these PI initiatives.
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