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Full AQO Program: ACSD, CHSD, GTSD & General Session

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  • Annual Meeting Products

Release Date: 10/18/2017

Expiration Date: 10/31/2018

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Course Description

The Advances in Quality & Outcomes: A Data Managers Meeting (AQO) examines how to improve data collection and advancing participants’ database coding skills in the Adult Cardiac Surgery Database (ACSD), General Thoracic Surgery Database (GTSD) and the Congenital Heart Surgery Database (CHSD). The sessions will use a case-based learning format.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the ACSD sessions, participants will be able to:

  • Describe conditions of the aorta and new aorta data collection elements
  • Define classification of COPD, heart failure and liver disease
  • Improve abstraction of preoperative data elements
  • Identify the relationship between the risk model and outcomes
  • Describe the Maze procedure and guidelines for treatment of Afib
  • Summarize changes in version 2.9 of the ACSD
  • Discuss abstraction of the anesthesia section of the Data Collection Form (DCF)

Upon completion of the GTSD session, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the staging, diagnoses, surgical procedures and complication abstraction and coding for lung and esophageal cancer cases
  • Describe star ratings for lobectomy
  • Summarize how to use the DQR to improve data quality and completeness
  • Identify the data components of the risk model

Upon completion of the CHSD session, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize the anesthesia section of the CHSD
  • Discuss and code double outlet right ventricle (DORV) procedures
  • Discuss and code double outlet right ventricle (DORV) procedures
  • Define the anatomy and physiology in DORV
  • Discuss and code combined aortic arch anomalies
  • Explain the use of the Data Quality Report (DQR)

Upon completion of the General Session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how to use the STS National Database for quality improvement
  • Discuss upcoming data harvesting and reporting initiatives

Intended Audience

The intended audience consists of data managers, cardiothoracic surgeons, general surgeons, anesthesiologists, oncologists, cardiologists, pulmonologists, radiologists, perfusionists, and allied health care providers working with cardiothoracic surgeons. All participants may receive a certificate of participation.

Estimated Time to Complete

AQO: Adult Cardiac Surgery Database & General Session

11.75

AQO: General Thoracic Surgery Database & General Session

10.00

AQO: Congenital Heart Surgery Database & General Session

9.00

Full AQO Set: ACSD, CHSD, GTSD & General Session

25.75

Disclosure Information

The individuals listed below have contributed to the planning and success of AQO 2017

EDUCATIONAL DISCLOSURE

Unless noted below, speakers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

*Denotes Meeting Speaker

Adult Cardiac Surgery Database

*Jennifer Bobbitt, BSN, RN, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Core Group, Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, MD

*Vinay Badhwar, MD, FACS, FACC Chair, Public Reporting Task Force, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Task Force, West Virginia University Heart & Vascular Institute, Morgantown, WV

*Joseph E. Bavaria, MD, Past President, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS J. E. Bavaria: Research Grant with Edwards Lifescience, Abbott/St. Jude Medical and Medtronic Cardiovascular

*J. Matthew Brennan, MD, MPH, Duke Regional Hospital, Durham, NC

*Andrea J. Carpenter, MD, PhD, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Task Force, University of Texas HSC at San Antonio, TX

*Richard S. D’Agostino, MD, Chair, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Task Force, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA

*Nimesh D. Desai, MD, Workforce on National Databases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIP N. D. Desai: Speakers Bureau/Honoraria, Speaking fees with Gore and Medtronic

*Ann Guercio, CCP, LP, MBA, Memorial Hermann Hospital System, Houston, TX

Baron L. Hamman, MD, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Task Force, Texas Health Resources, Dallas, TX

*Karen Hardy, RHIA, CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Morley A. Herbert, PhD, Abstract Review Committee, Department of Clinical Research, Medical City Dallas Hospital, Dallas, TX

*Miklos Kertai, MD, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

*Cathy Knoff, MBA, MSN, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Core Group, Medical City Healthcare North Texas Division, Dallas, TX

*Dorothy J. Latham, RN, BSN, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Core Group, Port Huron, MI

*Allie Leonard, RN, BSN, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Core Group, HCA North Texas Division, Dallas, TX

Ann Lovett, BSN, MA, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Core Group, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

*Melinda Offer, RN, MSN, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Core Group, DASpecialists LLC, Burlington, NC

*Cynthia Piotter, MBA, CCP-LP, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Core Group, Senior Clinical Perfusionist, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

*Richard L. Prager, MD, STS President, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Task Force, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI

Syma L. Prince, RN, BSN, AACC, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Core Group, HCA North Texas Division, Dallas, TX

*David M. Shahian, MD, Chair, Council on Quality, Research, and Patient Safety Operating Board, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS D. M. Shahian: Nonremunerative Position of Influence, Board Position with NQF and PCPI

Patricia F. Theurer, RN, BSN, CRNFA, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Core Group, Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative, Ann Arbor, MI

*Glenn J. R. Whitman, MD, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Task Force, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS G. J.R. Whitman: Other Research Support, Principal Investigator with Abbott Nutrition

 

Congenital Heart Surgery Database

*Michelle Edwards, RN, MBA, Congenital Heart Surgery Database Core Group, Cleveland Clinic, OH

Melanie Gevitz, Congenital Heart Surgery Database Core Group, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, IL

*Jeffrey P. Jacobs, MD, Chair, Workforce on National Databases, Congenital Heart Surgery Database Task Force, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute, St. Petersburg, FL

*Marshall L. Jacobs, MD, Chair, Congenital Heart Surgery Database Task Force, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

*Andrea T. Kennedy, BS, Congenital Heart Surgery Database Core Group, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

*Ruth E. Lemus, BSN, RN, CCRP, Congenital Heart Surgery Database Core Group, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, CA

*Mayuri Machado Alvarez, MD, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Andrea R. Parrish, MPH, Congenital Heart Surgery Database Core Group, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, San Francisco, CA

*Ram Subramanyan, MD, PhD, Congenital Heart Surgery Database Task Force, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

*David M. Overman, MD, Congenital Heart Surgery Database Task Force, The Children’s Heart Clinic, Minneapolis, MN

*David F. Vener, MD, Congenital Heart Surgery Database Task Force, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX

*Leslie Wacker, Congenital Heart Surgery Database Core Group, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI

*Chasity Wellnitz, RN, BSN, MPH, Congenital Heart Surgery Database Core Group, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, AZ

*Jean M. Wilhelm, RN, BSN, Congenital Heart Surgery Database Core Group, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL

 

General Thoracic Surgery Database

*Nichole Arcaro, DNP, RN, General Thoracic Surgery Database Core Group, Cleveland Clinic, OH

*AnnMarie Bowman, RN, General Thoracic Surgery Database Core Group, MidMichigan Medical Center, Midland, MI

*Stephen Broderick, MD, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

*Malcolm M. DeCamp, MD, General Thoracic Surgery Database Task Force, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

*Benjamin D. Kozower, MD, MPH, Chair, General Thoracic Surgery Database Task Force, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

*Mitchell J. Magee, MD, General Thoracic Surgery Database Task Force, Medical City Dallas Hospital, Dallas, TX

*Daniel Raymond, MD, General Thoracic Surgery Database Task Force, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

*Nancy Rodriguez, BSN, CPHQ General Thoracic Surgery Database Core Group, Northside Hospital & Heart Institute, Atlanta, GA

*Christopher W. Seder, MD, General Thoracic Surgery Database Task Force, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

*Constance Timko, RN, BS, General Thoracic Surgery Database Core Group, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA

*David W. Wormuth, MD, General Thoracic Surgery Database Task Force, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, NY

 

DCRI Staff

Haywood A. Allen, Jr., Data Submission Coordinator, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC

Leo Brothers, Project Manager, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC

Carol Elliott, Data Submission Coordinator, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC

Leigh Ann Jones, Data Submission Coordinator, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC

*Paul Meehan, BS, Supervisor, Data Management, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC

*Amelia Wallace, MS Biostatistician, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC

 

STS Staff

*Susan Becker, MBA, RN-BC, Manager, STS National Database, Chicago, IL

Amy Cacich, Meetings and Conventions Coordinator, Chicago, IL

Emily Conrad, MS, Senior Coordinator, STS National Database, Chicago, IL

Sarah King, CMP, Meetings and Conventions Manager, Chicago, IL

*Carole Krohn, BSN, RN, National Database Manager, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Chicago, IL

Angel Law, CEM, Exhibit Manager, Chicago, IL

Samantha McCarthy, Industry Relations Manager, Chicago, IL

*Donna McDonald, MPH, RN, Director of Quality, Chicago, IL

*Elizabeth Watkins, MPA, JD, Contracts Manager, STS National Database, Chicago, IL

 

The General Session is planned with input from all members above.

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Hardware/Software Requirements

The minimum hardware and software requirements that the learner must have to participate in this CME activity are:

Minimum Hardware Requirements

Windows

  • Operating System: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista; Windows XP Service Pack 2
  • Intel® Pentium® III 450MHz or faster processor (or equivalent)
  • 128MB of RAM
  • Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory
  • Sound Card: at least 16-bit

Mac OS

  • Operating System: Apple Mac OS X 10.4.8 or above
  • Intel Core™ Duo 1.83GHz or faster processor
  • 128MB of RAM
  • Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory
  • Sound Card: at least 16-bit

Bandwidth:

  • Broadband connection with 500+ Kbps

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