This course is intended for Physicians of all specialties, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals with appropriate CME / CE credit offered for each profession.
All participants must achieve a final assessment score of at least seventy percent (70%) for recertification and continuing education credits. You have 60 days to complete the course after ordering.
This activity is valid from September 13, 2018 through September 12, 2021.
About The Authors
Members of the CME Committee, Planners, and Faculty have disclosed to ABQAURP any relevant financial relationships. No relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest exist in regard to the content of this online activity.
Cynosure Health and Kim Werkmeister
Cynosure Health is a non-profit organization that works with diverse stakeholders to accelerate spread, implementation, and sustainable improvement. Although our work spans multiple sectors in topics such as collaborative learning and care management, we specialize in working with providers, health systems, and community-based coalitions on federal and statewide initiatives, regional collaboratives, and local partnerships.
Kim Werkmeister is a nurse leader with over twenty years in healthcare quality and patient safety. She is a national expert in the implementation of patient safety and process improvement strategies in healthcare through participation in numerous national workgroups and patient safety clinical initiatives including Maternal Safety, VTE, ADE, Readmissions and Failure to Rescue. She is currently the Clinical Improvement Educator for a non-profit quality and patient safety organization in California leading the education and training efforts for statewide patient safety initiatives such as reduction of healthcare disparities, patient and family engagement, high reliability and prevention of healthcare associated harm. Ms. Werkmeister also assists individual hospitals, statewide collaboratives and multi-state collaboratives on a variety of other patient safety-related initiatives.
Ms. Werkmeister was formerly a Director of Quality and Patient Safety, for two Southern California hospitals, as well as the Leadership Development Chair on the Board of Directors for the California Association for Healthcare Quality. She holds specialty certifications as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality, a Certified Professional in Patient Safety and a Patient Safety Leadership certification from the University of Illinois at Chicago.