26th Edition: MCG Interrater Reliability–Inpatient and Surgical Care
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 Interrater Reliability (IRR) consists of scenarios that allow users to demonstrate their ability to use the tool correctly by applying the most appropriate inpatient and surgical care evidence-based guideline to each case review.
Course last reviewed: 7/1/2022
This activity is provided by Optum Health Education and Optum.
No commercial support was received for this activity.
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This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses, physicians and pharmacists.
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Analyze inpatient and surgical care scenarios, and
- Identify the most appropriate evidence-based guideline to inform care decisions.
Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Lolly Bilous, MSN, RN, CCM
Clinical Adherence and Remediation
Clinical Consistency and Safety
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The activity faculty/planners have no financial relationships to disclose.
Method for calculating CE credit
CE credit was calculated by the complexity of content.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Optum Health Education and Optum. 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
The participant will be awarded up to 0.50 contact hour(s) of credit for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.
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): JA0007123-9999-22-115-H04-P
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.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
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.
- 0.50 ACPE - Pharmacists
- 0.50 AMA - Physicians
- 0.50 ANCC - Nurses
- 0.50 Attendance - General Attendance
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