Vizient Connections Summit 2022

September 20, 2022 to September 21, 2022

Learning with and from peers, colleagues, and experts who have discovered and uncovered best practices can shorten the time it takes to address professional practice gaps of the team, and to solve problems within the organization. This educational summit is designed to change the skills and strategy and/or performance of the healthcare team by actively engaging learners with clinical, quality and patient safety aspects of healthcare and process improvement.

The 2022 Vizient Connections Summit is designed to give our members the opportunity to share their knowledge, experiences, successes, and lessons learned with each other and presents learners with multiple opportunities to take home real life, actionable takeaways they can implement at their respective organizations after attending the conference and/or by participating in our enduring (on-demand) materials.

Based upon the 2021 member needs assessment survey, the Summit sessions and posters provide a through-line to successfully tackle some of the toughest challenges members currently face. Learner takeaways include proven strategies and tools to enable change and evolve care models. This education content illustrates the depth, sophistication, and impact of Vizient members’ work to improve patient care quality, safety, experiences, and outcomes, organizational effectiveness and efficiencies.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss leading team-based practices for measuring, improving and sustaining high quality healthcare-related practices.
  2. Explain how healthcare analytics and/or insights can be used to improve team-based patient care and care delivery.
  3. Describe transformational team-based practices that can be used to achieve healthcare performance improvement.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 ACHE
  • 4.75 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 4.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.75 ANCC
  • 4.50 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
  • 5.75 General CE – Attendance
  • 5.25 New Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)
Course opens: 
09/19/2022
Course expires: 
09/24/2023
Event starts: 
09/20/2022 - 2:45pm CDT
Event ends: 
09/21/2022 - 4:00pm CDT

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Credit Types

Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)

This activity was planned by, and for, the healthcare team, and learners will receive 5.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

Nurses (CNE)

Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 ANCC contacts hours.

Pharmacists (CPE)

Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 contact hours for Pharmacists. 

Universal Activity Number: UAN JA0006103-0000-22-081-L04-P

Pharmacy Technicians (CPE)

Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 contact hours for pharmacy technicians. 

Universal Activity Number: UAN JA0006103-0000-22-081-L04-T

Physicians (CME)

Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

By attending the 2022 Connections Summit offered by Vizient, Inc. participants may earn up to 5.75 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.

Participants in this program who wish to have it considered for ACHE Qualified Education hours should list their attendance when they apply to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification. Participants are responsible for maintaining a record of their ACHE Qualified Education hours. To self-report, participants should log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.

Healthcare Quality Professionals (CPHQ)

This activity is approved by NAHQ® for 4.50 CPHQ CE credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals (General CE Credit)

Vizient, Inc. will award a maximum of 5.75 contact hours to all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity. These individuals will receive a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available.

Many state licensing boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re-certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.

Available Credit

  • 5.75 ACHE
  • 4.75 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 4.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.75 ANCC
  • 4.50 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
  • 5.75 General CE – Attendance
  • 5.25 New Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)
 
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