Patient Shadowing Program

August 16, 2021 to August 16, 2024

Activity description 

These materials are only intended for those that have participated in the Patient Shadowing Program. Credit should be claimed after completing the patient shadowing observation and feedback process.  

Provided by
This activity is jointly provided by OptumHealth Education and Reliant Medical Group.

Commercial support
There was no commercial support received for this activity.

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Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of nurse practitioners, Pas and physicians who have an interest in improving patient satisfaction.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Evaluate providers’ performance using the customer service models held by Reliant Medical Group.
  • Discuss strategies to maximize the effectiveness of clinical care while minimizing risk management issues.
  • Recognize the importance of patient communication, perception, and clinical protocols.
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Event starts: 
08/16/2021 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
08/16/2024 - 11:59pm EDT

Activity planners

Melissa Da Costa
Director, Patient Experience 
Reliant Medical Group

Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Clinical Activity Manager
OptumHealth Education

Matt Lanava
Patient Experience Manager, Patient Experience 
Reliant Medical Group

Carol Miller
Senior Organizational Development Consultant, Inclusion & Learning
Reliant Medical Group

Jacques Pierre
Training Specialist, Inclusion & Learning
Reliant Medical Group

Johanna Torres 
Senior e-learning Designer & Developer
Reliant Medical Group
Siera Wiedeman
Provider Education & Learning Specialist, Inclusion & Learning 
Reliant Medical Group

Karen Wilmarth
Senior Training Specialist, Inclusion & Learning
Reliant Medical Group

Jessica Young
Senior Director, Inclusion & Learning
Reliant Medical Group

Tammy Zuffante
Senior Advisory Analyst, Patient Experience
Reliant Medical Group

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, OptumHealth 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 planners have no financial relationships to disclose.

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

Accreditation statement
Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by OptumHealth Education and OptumCare. OptumHealth 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 1.00 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.

OptumHealth Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) MOC program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Please note, by claiming ABIM points, you authorize OptumHealth Education to share your attendance information with the ABIM.

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.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
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