MCG 27th Edition Ambulatory Care Interrater Reliability

Activity description

MCG (formerly referred to as Milliman Care Guidelines) is a tool that is used to help clinicians complete case reviews and make clinical decisions. The MCG 27th Edition Interrater Reliability (IRR) consists of scenarios that allow users to demonstrate their ability to use the tool correctly by applying the most appropriate ambulatory care evidence-based guideline to each case review.

Course last reviewed: 3/31/2023

Provided by
This activity is provided by Optum Health Education and Optum Care.

Commercial support
No commercial support was received for this activity.

Hardware/Software Requirements
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Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses, physicians and pharmacists.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze ambulatory care scenarios, and
  • Identify and apply the most appropriate 27th Edition Ambulatory Care evidence-based guideline to inform care decisions.
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 ACPE - Pharmacists
  • 0.50 AMA - Physicians
  • 0.50 ANCC - Nurses
  • 0.50 Attendance - General Attendance
Activity opens: 
05/12/2023
Activity expires: 
05/12/2024

Faculty/Planners
Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Clinical Planner
OptumHealth Education

Katherine Dittmer BSN, RN
Associate Director
Clinical Adherence and Remediation
Clinical Consistency and Safety
Clinical Performance
Optum

Jennifer Every BSN, RN, CCM
Training Consultant  
Clinical Adherence and Remediation 
Clinical Consistency and Safety 
Clinical Performance 
Optum

Katie Shelton MSN, RN, CCM 
Training Consultant  
Clinical Adherence and Remediation 
Clinical Consistency and Safety 
Clinical Performance 
Optum

Brian J Kennedy, MD MBA
Senior Medical Director
Clinical Performance
Optum

Disclosures of relevant financial relationships
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Optum Health Education (OHE) requires all those in control of educational content to disclose their financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. Ineligible companies are defined by the ACCME as companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing health care products used by or on patients. Individuals must disclose all financial relationships, regardless of the amount, with ineligible companies and regardless of their view of the relevance of the relationship to the education. OHE ensures that the content is independent of commercial bias.

The activity faculty/planners have no financial relationships to disclose.

Method for calculating CE credit
CE credit was calculated by the complexity of content.

Accreditation Statement
Joint LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Optum Health Education and Optum Care. Optum Health Education 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 health care team.

Credit Designation Statements

Nurses
The participant will be awarded up to 0.50 contact hour(s) of credit for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.

Nurse practitioners
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.

Pharmacists/Pharmacy technicians
This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours ([0.05] CEU) in states that recognize ACPE.
Attending the full program will earn 0.50 contact hours.
Unique Activity Number(s): JA0007123-9999-23-078-H01-P

Physicians
Optum Health Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PAs
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be provided to learners upon completion of activity requirements, enabling participants to register with licensing boards or associations that have not been pre-approved for credits. To apply for credit types not listed above, participants should use the procedure established by the specific organization with which they wish to obtain credit.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 ACPE - Pharmacists
  • 0.50 AMA - Physicians
  • 0.50 ANCC - Nurses
  • 0.50 Attendance - General Attendance
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