A Pilot Quality Improvement Program to Increase Pediatrician Injury Anticipatory Guidance - American Board of Medical Specialties

Knowledge of injury prevention (IP) may vary among primary care providers (PCPs). This study showed that a quality improvement (QI) effort using a tool that would allow PCPs to screen for injury risk, and communicate IP topics to families, was successful in not only ease of tool implementation, but also substantially improving coverage and discussion of IP topics. Physicians in each practice participating in the learning collaborative that submitted data received American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV credit for participation through the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

 

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