9th Annual Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Conference

Houston, TX US
April 25, 2023

Now Accepting Abstracts

  • Abstract submission is open to faculty, health professionals, trainees, and students.
  • All abstracts will be peer reviewed by faculty experts in quality improvement and patient safety. 
  • The faculty and trainee authors of the most highly-rated abstracts will be selected for oral presentations during the conference.
  • The author of accepted abstracts not selected for oral presentations will be invited to present their findings during the poster session.

Submission Deadline: Sunday, February 19, 2023, 11:59 PM

Click Here to complete abstract submission form

Contact QIPSconference@bcm.edu for additional abstract information.

Poster Presentation Participants

Eligible physicians and physician assistants can earn MOC Part 4 credit/points or NCCPA Category 1 PI-CME credit, respectively, as follows: 1) for authoring/co-authoring a qualified QI Poster (featuring an improvement project in which they participated) presented at the conference, or 2) for participating in the improvement project (non-poster authors) featured on a qualified QI Poster presented at the conference.

IMPORTANT: Interested physicians/physician assistants should review submission AND poster eligibility criteria (link below). Credit request must be submitted directly by the physician/PA seeking credit, immediately following the conclusion of the conference.

If approved, MOC Part 4 (Improvements in Medical Practice) credit/points are issued to physicians by participating Member Boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Likewise, NCCPA Category 1 Performance Improvement Continuing Medical Education (PI-CME) credit is issued to physician assistants by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

Eligibility Criteria and Credit Request Instructions: https://baylorqips.org/maintenance-of-certification-bcm/moc4-getting-started/moc4-credit-opportunity-qi-poster/

For credit-related questions or assistance, please contact the BCM MOC Program: CCIT-mgmt@bcm.edu


Needs Assessment 

Quality improvement and patient safety span all areas of medicine and healthcare. This is a public health and ethical issue given that medical errors can result in unnecessary deaths, injuries, and expenses. As medical knowledge and technology continue to advance at a rapid pace, it is important that all healthcare providers continue to improve their quality of care and maintain patient safety at the forefront of their practice. As a leader in quality and safety, Baylor College of Medicine is uniquely positioned to begin the regional dialogue regarding quality improvement and patient safety strategies for all learners. 

Target Audience

Faculty, health professionals, trainees and students 

Educational Methods

Lecture  ▪  Small Group Breakout Session  ▪  Question and Answer ▪  Poster Session

Activity Evaluation

Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.50 ABA MOC II
  • 2.50 ABIM MOC II
  • 2.50 ABMS MOC II
  • 2.50 ABOHNS MOC II
  • 2.50 ABO MOC II
  • 2.50 ABPath MOC II
  • 2.50 ABP MOC II
  • 2.50 ABS MOC II
  • 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.50 ANCC
  • 2.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/23/2023
Course expires: 
07/31/2023
Event starts: 
04/25/2023 - 4:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
04/25/2023 - 8:00pm CDT
Cost:
$1.00
Rating: 
0
Cullen Auditorium and Rayzor Lounge
1 Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Physician

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Baylor College of Medicine and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Credit

American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)
This activity offers up to 2.50 CME credits, of which 2.50 credits contribute the patient safety CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology™ (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2.50 MOC points and patient safety MOC credit in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, earns credit toward the Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment for the American Board of Ophthalmology’s Continuing Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting credit. 

American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (ABOHNS)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn their required annual part II self-assessment credit in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s Continuing Certification program (formerly known as MOC). It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of recognizing participation.

American Board of Pathology (ABPath)
This activity has been registered to offer credit in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Maintenance of Certification Self-Assessment Module (SAM) credit. Participants may earn up to 2.50 MOC points. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABPath MOC credit.

American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn up to 2.50 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit. 

American Board of Surgery (ABS)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit. 

Nursing

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This NCPD activity awards up to 2.50 contact hours.  
 

Available Credit

  • 2.50 ABA MOC II
  • 2.50 ABIM MOC II
  • 2.50 ABMS MOC II
  • 2.50 ABOHNS MOC II
  • 2.50 ABO MOC II
  • 2.50 ABPath MOC II
  • 2.50 ABP MOC II
  • 2.50 ABS MOC II
  • 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.50 ANCC
  • 2.50 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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