UMA CME Programs

Leadership, Management, and Communication

TeamSTEPPS Series Interview with TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer David Keating

This interview transcript covers the TeamSTEPPS teamwork system and how to improve patient safety through improved communication across teams within your organization. Learn More ▸
Release date: April 3, 2018 | Expiration date: April 3, 2021

Introduction to TeamSTEPPS

This video introduces healthcare providers to the impact of the TeamSTEPPS model through improved communication across teams within your organization; effective teamwork can lower medical errors and create quality improvement in patient care. Learn More ▸
Release date: December 14, 2018 | Expiration date: December 14, 2021

TeamSTEPPS to Innovation

At the core of TeamSTEPPS are five principles that are based on team structure and four learnable skills: leadership, communication, situational monitoring, and mutual support. Teams that possess these skills exhibit an ability to improve operational processes while innovating new standards and methods through increased collaboration. This presentation discusses how adopting TeamSTEPPS concepts and tools has affected the culture and overall organizational performance. Learn More ▸
Release date: December 14, 2018 | Expiration date: December 14, 2021

Alternative Methods to Traditional Healthcare

Empowering our Healthcare System: Complementary Approaches to Traditional Medicine

Trillions of dollars are spent each year on sick care and the costs keep rising. The year-over-year growth in health care expenditures per capita is fueled in part by prescription costs. This presentation discusses an integrative approach to improving individuals’ health long-term through diet, exercise, and lifestyle choices, and how to reduce spending by using a common-sense approach including actual “health care,” as evidenced by the literature. Learn More ▸
Release date: December 14, 2018 | Expiration date: December 14, 2021

Data Security, Analytics, and New Technologies to Improve Patient Care

Using data to drive better healthcare outcomes

Turning raw data into useful information and insights has enormous potential to increase consumer engagement, accelerate innovation cycles, and yield better healthcare outcomes. In this session, attendees will (a) quantify the digitization of healthcare, (b) analyze data's impact on clinical research and healthcare outcomes, and (c) understand future opportunities to improve healthcare by leveraging data. Learn More ▸
Release date: December 14, 2018 | Expiration date: December 14, 2021

Data Security: Preventing the Breach

This presentation provides an in-depth analysis of the latest trends, tactics, and news of the cyber threat landscape as seen from the eyes of a practicing security engineer. Discussion includes threat landscape review, fortification of networks, security craftsmanship, and solution implementation, all of which are important to healthcare providers as they serve their patients and protect their data. Learn More ▸
Release date: December 14, 2018 | Expiration date: December 14, 2021

Surviving the Data Breach

No business is immune from Cyber Crime, regardless of how careful and extensive its precautions may be. The thousands of companies that fall victim to data breaches each year must take heart. If crimes are dealt with in a careful, step-by-step fashion, being sure to document everything and to get help from experts, companies can survive this often devastating and upsetting situation. This presentation will enable participants to discover the process tools and techniques that hackers use to breach companies. Participants will learn the best way to defend against and investigate breaches and what happens when key components of security are missing. Real world scenarios will be used to show the good, the bad, and the ugly and how to “Survive the Data Breach,” which is vital to protecting healthcare data. Learn More ▸
Release date: December 14, 2018 | Expiration date: December 14, 2021

Systematic Shifts in Healthcare

Collaboration, Innovation and Vision: Disrupting the status quo to deliver world-class care

As the Tampa Bay area’s only Level I Trauma Center, one of four verified burn centers in Florida, one of the top transplant centers in the U.S., and the primary teaching hospital for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa General Hospital has dramatically evolved the way in which it delivers care. Through impactful partnerships, innovative technologies, team engagement, and cultural evolution, TGH continues to innovate – delivering the world-class quality and patient-centric care. Learn More ▸
Release date: December 14, 2018 | Expiration date: December 14, 2021

Urgent Care: Expanding Access to Affordable Healthcare

As consumers’ demand for convenient healthcare surges, urgent care has become one of the fastest-growing segments of American health care. This video discusses the trend for future growth for this segment, as well as its overall impact for the healthcare industry, including hospitals and traditional doctors – and patient care. Learn More ▸
Release date: December 14, 2018 | Expiration date: December 14, 2021

Is the Doctor In? How Mega-Mergers Are Changing the Business of Medical Care

Several years ago, a number of large insurance companies attempted to merge, receiving pushback from regulators concerned that these mega-mergers may create an anticompetitive environment. This presentation discusses the impact of mergers and acquisitions on the healthcare industry as well as on patient care. Learn More ▸
Release date: December 14, 2018 | Expiration date: December 14, 2021

Behavioral Health Strategies: Gracepoint’s Care Coordination Navigator Model

Many individuals who require behavioral health services seek assistance in emergency rooms, not realizing that behavioral health organizations can provide more direct access to care. To mitigate the strain on emergency room resources and to provide more direct access to care for patients, Gracepoint has collaborated with Florida Hospital to provide behavioral health assessments at the hospital emergency room, reducing emergency room average cycle time and repeat, avoidable visits to the emergency room. Learn More ▸
Release date: December 14, 2018 | Expiration date: December 14, 2021

Perspectives on the Education-Healthcare Pipeline

Given the critical staffing shortages in many healthcare positions today, the role that education and training programs play in filling the pipeline to healthcare careers is crucial. Why aren’t more qualified individuals entering and graduating from programs to meet the needs of the healthcare industry? Moderated by Jane Swift, Executive Chair of Ultimate Medical Academy, this panel explores the perspectives of one Medical Assistant student who is about to graduate; the Campus Director at UMA Clearwater, who represents the efforts of a career training school to recruit, train, and retain students; a staffing recruiter from HCA, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, including the operation of several local hospitals; as well as local community perspectives from the Juvenile Welfare Board and Pinellas County Economic Development. Learn More ▸
Release date: December 14, 2018 | Expiration date: December 14, 2021

Mental Health

Mental Health Primer: Risk Factors and Warning Signs

Facilitated by licensed psychiatrist Dr. J. Andrew Chacko, this interactive event will offer practice in real-life scenarios through web-based simulation software, preparing physicians and healthcare team members to engage patients in difficult discussions impacting their health. Learn More ▸
Release date: November 17, 2020 | Expiration date: December 15, 2020