UVA Smart Chart PI Project
SmartChart for Credit
An optional, opt-in based one-on-one provider training program, leveraging adult learning principles and adopting techniques of a similar program (Home4Dinner) published in a peer-reviewed journal by Stanford Children’s Hospital. The program’s goal is to improve patient care and provider job satisfaction by helping clinicians optimize their use of our Epic EMR. The UVA Office of CME is working collaboratively with the current SmartChart project team to provide project management needed to ensure accreditation standards and performance improvement requirements are met and to offer AMA PRA Category 1 creditTM and ABMS MOC Self-assessment (part II) & Performance Improvement (part IV) credit to providers participating in the project. Additional credit types being offered, ANCC Contact Hours.
Completion Instructions to Receive Credit
You have completed the training program and are ready to claim your credit once you receive an email from your EPIC trainer that you’re done. Please use the instructions below once you’ve obtained your completion code that will need to be entered in step 4 of the instructions below. If you have received an email of completion but do not yet have your code, please email Kathleen Bunch Meneses at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive your code.
Completion Requirements for Credit
- Complete two provider self-assessment evaluation surveys (one pre and one post) (15 minutes)
- Complete observation by trainer during clinic (2 hours)
- Complete individualized training (1 hour)
- Once all of the above requirements have been met, the Smart Chart team will provide detailed instructions on how to obtain your credit.
How to claim your CE Credit
- Go to HERE or visit www.cmevillage.com, Learning Portal, then select “CE Certificate-Eval for Credit”.
- Sign in with your email and password or create an account if you are a new user.
- Enter CE Activity Code ****** and click “Submit” and “Continue”. (PLEASE DO NOT SHARE THIS CODE WITH ANYONE ONCE PROVIDED)
- Complete the attestation/evaluation and click “Done”.
- Certificate Preparation; indicate the number of credits you wish to claim for attending this activity. Click “Submit”
- Click “Print Certificate” or you can access later by visiting our website, Click “Learning Portal”, Sign in at the top of the page and click “Credit History & Past Certificate”.
SmartChart Team Contact Information
After participating in this project, participants will:
- Demonstrate improvement in completion rate of documentation in the Epic EMR, benefitting the provider, patient care and outcomes, the UVA Health System and UPG.
- Demonstrate improvement in accuracy and efficiently of documentation in the Epic EMR, benefitting the provider, patient care and outcomes, the UVA Health System and UPG.
- Demonstrate improvement in optimizing their use of the Epic EMR, benefitting the provider.
- Demonstrate proficiency in navigating the EPIC EMR’s common topics to include notes and letters, visit navigator, orders, in basket, and clinical review, benefitting the provider.
Kathleen Bunch Meneses, MS; Arturo Saavedra, MD, PhD; Steward Babbott, MD; Kate Bakich, MS; Justin Bryant; Maura Green, BA; Dylan Hedstrom; Joanna McHugh; Mary McKenzie; Kathryn Reid, PhD, RN; Elizabeth Strickland; have disclosed no financial relationship or interest with any proprietary entity producing healthcare goods or services.
July 15, 2019 – July 14, 2023
Accreditation and Designation Statement
The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and/or The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education, as accredited provider(s), awards 20 Hours of Participation (consistent with the designated number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM or ANCC contact hours) to a participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine and/or The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education maintains a record of participation for six (6) years.
The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education (SONCE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The University of Virginia SONCE awards 20 contact hours for nurses who participate in this educational activity and complete the post activity evaluation.
This project is an approved Performance Improvement project by the University of Virginia, Office of Continuing Medical Education as an American Board of Medical Specialties Multi-Specialty Portfolio Provider.
Disclosure of Faculty Financial Affiliations
The University of Virginia School of Medicine, as an ACCME accredited provider, and The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education as an ANCC accredited provider, endorses and strives to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards of Commercial Support and with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Content Integrity Standards, Commonwealth of Virginia statutes, University of Virginia policies and procedures, and associated federal and private regulations and guidelines on the need for disclosure and monitoring of proprietary and financial interests that may affect the scientific integrity and balance of content delivered in continuing education activities under our auspices.
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing require that all CE activities accredited through this institution be developed independently and be scientifically rigorous, balanced and objective in the presentation/discussion of its content, theories and practices.
All faculty presenters participating in an accredited CE activity are expected to disclose relevant financial relationships with commercial entities occurring within the past 12 months (such as grants or research support, employee, consultant, stock holder, member of speakers bureau, etc.). The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing will employ appropriate mechanisms to resolve potential conflicts of interest to maintain the standards of fair and balanced education to the participant. Questions about specific strategies can be directed to the Office of Continuing Medical Education, University of Virginia School of Medicine or the University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education, Charlottesville, Virginia.
The faculty, staff and planning committee of the University of Virginia Office of Continuing Medical Education and the University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education have no financial affiliations to disclose.
Disclosure of Discussion Of Non-FDA Approved Uses For Pharmaceutical Products and/or Medical Devices
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and the University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education requires that all faculty presenters identify and disclose any off-label uses for pharmaceutical and medical device products. It is recommended that each clinician fully review all the available data on new products or procedures prior to clinical use.