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Pre-AMTC Workshops
“Quality, Utilization and Safety Management—Building a Solid Foundation”
How to apply QM, UM & SM into a Model Culture of Improvement 

On board the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA 
Sunday, October 18  
8:00 AM—12 noon ($75.00)

Objectives:
1. Discuss the principles and practical applications of:
        a. Quality Management
        b. Utilization Management
        c. Safety Management
2. Understand the interrelationships between Quality, Utilization and Safety Management
3. Apply lessons-learned in developing a model culture


Outline:
a. Introduction and Importance of Quality, Utilization and Safety Management 
b. Practical Applications of 
        Quality Management (Patti)
        Utilization Management (Dudley)
        Safety Management (Patti)
c. The Interrelationship Between Quality, Utilization and Safety Management 
d. Case Studies
e. Developing a Model Culture of Improvement 

“Preparing for Accreditation” 
Applying for accreditation & reaccreditation using the 10th Edition Standards – Receive a copy of the new standards 

On board the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA 
Sunday, October 18  
8:00 AM—12:00 noon ($75.00)

Objectives:
1. Describe the procedure and eligibility requirements to apply for CAMTS accreditation.
2. List the member organizations and structure of the CAMTS Board of Directors.
3. Describe the application materials: Demographics, Standards Compliance Tool, Attachments and Safety Culture Survey 
4. Discuss the Policies governing the accreditation process and decisions
5. Discuss the major differences and changes in the 10th Edition Accreditation Standards 
6. Describe the site visit – interviews and tours to be included.
7. Discuss the most frequently cited deficiencies in meeting compliance with the accreditation standards along with medical protocol reviews.
8. List the possible accreditation actions and decisions.

Outline:
a. CAMTS overview, challenges and future direction
b. Application process and materials 
        Digital PIF – demographics and statistics 
        Standards Compliance Tool and Attachments 
        Critical Elements of medical protocols
        Safety Culture Survey 
c. Policies governing the accreditation process
d. 10th Edition Accreditation Standards - differences between 9th and 10th Editions
e. Site survey process
        Scheduling
        Interviews and Tours 
        Opening and closing