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ACP Advance

Engage. Empower. Improve.

ACP Advance is a comprehensive quality improvement program designed to engage and empower clinicians to achieve meaningful and sustained improvement in quality and patient outcomes. By participating in ACP Advance, you are recognizing the importance of quality and improving performance as part of your clinical practice.

The ACP Advance approach is built on four key pillars that are critical to successful implementation of QI initiatives in practice. These pillars include Clinician Engagement and Ownership; Team-based Care; Patient and Family Partnership; and Maximizing Efficiency while Minimizing Burden.

ACP Advance offers a comprehensive selection of resources including:

ACP Quality Improvement Curriculum

A step-wise approach that guides you through each stage of the QI journey from establishing the “what” and “why” for change to implementing and sustaining change. This online curriculum, developed by physicians for physicians and their teams, is offered as a series of four modules. Physicians who complete this curriculum are eligible for up to 4 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and ABIM MOC points. Physicians are also eligible to earn patient safety credit.

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Physician-led Coaching for Quality Improvement

This service provides peer-to-peer guidance, virtual coaching from physician experts, and implementation support to help organizations achieve success in quality improvement and high value care initiatives. ACP Advance coaches will engage physicians and clinical staff to help implement the initiatives that address the organization's unique challenges and help achieve their goals. Coaches will curate a package of ACP resources to address gaps in QI, change management, high value care, joy in practice, well-being, and patient and family engagement. Physicians who complete this curriculum are eligible for up to 50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and ABIM MOC points. Physicians are also eligible to earn patient safety credit.

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Chronic Care Programs and Resources

ACP Advance offers resources and programs that highlight the application of QI methodology to improve quality and management of various clinical conditions and specific focus areas.

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Accreditation

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACP designates each activity for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM listed below. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACP Advance QI Curriculum Step 1: Establish the What and Why for Change
Enduring material, 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
ACP Advance QI Curriculum Step 2: Identify How to Measure Change
Enduring material, 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
ACP Advance QI Curriculum Step 3: Plan for Change and Identify Solutions
Enduring material, 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
ACP Advance QI Curriculum Step 4: Implement and Sustain Change
Enduring material, 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
ACP Advance: Physician-Led Coaching for Quality Improvement
Other activity, 50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Successful completion of these CME activities, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn practice assessment MOC points and patient safety MOC credit in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.