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3.75 CME 3.75 CEU

Course Directors

John M. Morton, MD; Lynne P. Thompson, BA, RN, CBN; Karen M. Schulz, MSN, CNS, CBN; Ronald H. Clements, MD

Course Overview:

MBSAQIP is comprised of over 750 hospitals striving to improve care for metabolic and bariatric patients. This signature course will allow MBSAQIP hospital administrators, MBSCRs, and MBS Directors to learn about the requirements to become accredited, how to collect high quality data, interpret risk adjusted reports, and leverage all of these skills into quality improvement. This course will demonstrate how accreditation saves lives, decreases complications, lowers cost and reduces readmissions.

Target Audience:

MBSAQIP hospital administrators, MBSCRs, MBS Directors, and all who are interested in quality.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Demonstrate an understanding of the MBSAQIP accreditation requirements
• Describe the new site review process
• Demonstrate an increased understanding of the Semiannual Risk-adjusted Report (SAR) and other MBSAQIP data registry reports
• Demonstrate how to interpret and use MBSAQIP data for quality improvement
• Demonstrate an increased understanding of DROP: A Nationwide Surgical Quality Improvement Project.

Course Agenda

MBSAQIP Overview
Teresa R. Fraker, RN, BSN, MS
Lessons Learned from over 1000 Hospital Verifications
Lynne P. Thompson, BA, RN, CBN
The SAR and Utilizing Reports from the MBSAQIP Data Registry
Kristopher Huffman, MS
The Impact of Collaborative, Outcomes-Based Quality Improvement on the Hospital and the Surgical Practice
Wayne J. English, MD
The MBSCR: Data Collection, Certification and How to Use your Data to Impact your Program
Melissa Latus, RN, BSN
Site Verification- How It Works
David A. Provost, MD
How to Drive Quality Improvement within a Bariatric Program
Anthony T. Petrick, MD
Decreasing Readmissions through Opportunities Provided
John M. Morton, MD
Panel Discussion