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What is this performance improvement module about?

This program will assess your endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial needle aspiration performance in obtaining a specific diagnosis and obtaining adequate lymphocytes. It will provide educational interventions aimed at improving your performance and provide an interface for you to create a performance improvement action plan. Then, based on the educational interventions and implementation plan, you will be give the opportunity to reassess your performance in obtaining a specific diagnosis and obtaining adequate lymphocytes.

Measures:

  • Risk stratified (by lymph node size) per patient yield of EBUS-TBNA of lymph nodes for a specific diagnosis made
  • Risk stratified per lymph node yield of EBUS-TBNA for either a specific diagnosis made or adequate lymphocytes obtained.
  • Per patient complication rate as a result of EBUS-TBNA

What is involved?

*ABIM Diplomates who complete and pass the Medical Knowledge Assessment are eligible to receive 10 ABIM MOC Part II
points. In addition, ABIM Diplomates who complete the PIM in its entirety are eligible to receive 20 ABIM MOC Part IV points.

Currently, this Performance Improvement Module is only open to GAIN Summit participants.



Supported by an independent professional education grant from Pfizer,Inc.