Clinical Decision Support: Appropriate Use Criteria Training

In this guide, you will learn how to get started with Cerner: CareSelect for point-of-order medical imaging guidance. CareSelect Clinical Decision Support has been implemented for all healthcare providers that order advanced diagnostic imaging studies (ADIS) at Baptist Health South Florida. This clinical decision support complies with the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA), which requires referring providers to consult appropriate use criteria (AUC) prior to ordering ADIS.

Target Audience

Emergency Department Physicians, Hospitalists, Physician Assistants and all other healthcare providers who order imaging studies.

Learning Objectives

  • Utilize clinical documentation support successfully through Cerner to comply with the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA).
  • Recognize appropriate use criteria (AUC) prior to ordering advanced diagnosis imaging services.
     
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Starting Jan. 1, 2020, the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) requires referring providers to consult appropriate use criteria (AUC) prior to ordering advanced diagnostic imaging services (ADIS) — CT, MR, nuclear medicine and PET — for Medicare patients.

American College of Radiology, Clinical Decision Support

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, PAMA Regulations, Appropriate Use Criteria

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
01/31/2019
Course expires: 
02/01/2022

Disclosures: It is the policy of Baptist Health South Florida to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME programming. Due to the non-clinical nature of the content discussed, the content developers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. This CME activity will not cover content that would involve products or services of commercial interests. Therefore no opportunity exists for a conflict of interest based on the financial relationships of faculty and those persons in control of content. Since these relationships are not relevant, no disclosure information was collected.

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
             
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material 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.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/31/2019
Course expires: 
02/01/2022
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