Primary Care Physicians & Dementia Caregiver Resources/Referrals
This project is part of a statewide effort among members of the Wisconsin Geriatric Education Center (WGEC) and 3 of its Partners: Aurora Health Care, Medical College of Wisconsin, and the University of Wisconsin – School of Medicine and Public Health. The WGEC also partners with the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Wisconsin.
The project is supported in part by a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program award to the WGEC – Marquette University with a Subcontract to the Medical College of Wisconsin [HRSA Grant # U1QHP28712].
Aurora Health Care Employed Providers and Independent Providers
At the end of this session, learners should be able to:
- Cite evidence that connects the well-being of the caregiver and of the elderly patient with dementia.
- Recognize the vital role of PCPs in supporting caregivers of elderly patients diagnosed with dementia.
- Educate and support caregivers with referrals to additional resources.
Deborah Simpson, PhD; Aurora Health Care
Anne Getzin, MD Aurora Health Care
Ed Duthie, MD; Aurora Health Care
Terry Frederick, CPD; Aurora Health Care
Judy Myers, CRC; Aurora Health Care
Kathryn Denson, MD; Aurora Health Care
Stacy Barnes, PhD; Aurora Health Care
As an accredited provider of the WI Medical Society, Aurora Health Care must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course Directors, planning committees, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to participants of the educational activity. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she (or spouse/partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control.
No faculty, presenters, planners, or anyone controlling content have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
This QI Effort meets MOC Part IV Standards and Guidelines for the ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Approval Program Organization and is eligible for MOC Part IV through participating ABMS Member Boards and for Category 1 PI-CME credits through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Physician Assistant: As an Approved Portfolio Sponsor, Aurora Health Care has been approved by the ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Approval Program Organization to approve QI Efforts for MOC Part IV (for physicians) and for Category 1 PI-CME credit (for PAs) through July 2020.
The following ABMS Boards will accept this project for the MOC Part IV Requirement:
- Emergency Medicine
- Family Medicine
- Internal Medicine
- Genetics and Genomics
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Plastic Surgery
- Preventive Medicine
- Psychiatry and Neurology
- Thoracic Surgery
*"Active participation" means the practitioner must:
- Provide direct or consultative care to patients as part of the QI project.
- Implement the project’s interventions (the changes designed to improve care) and reflect on the tools you selected to see if they are the correct tools to make a change.
- Collect, submit, and review data in keeping with the project’s measurement plan with two linked cycles of data review.
- Collaborate by actively discussing what you have learned with at least two people.
Upon successful completion and attestation, the CPD Office will submit the project to the ABMS who will in turn submit the completion data directly to your certifying Board(s). It will take approximately one month for the completion to register with your Board(s).
- 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 MOC Part IV ProjectAurora Health Care has been approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties as a portfolio provider for Part IV Credits towards Maintenance of Certification. This applies only to those Boards participating in the MSPP Program. Check with your certifying Board for specifics. Any fees relating to Board Certification still apply.