Program Description: 

This CE Activity will be in the form of recurring newsletters.

The first newsletter will focus on safety checks prior to blood administration. The importance of this topic and education regarding it is supported by multiple international organizations including the WHO ( &


Key Words:  Standard of Care, Clinical Competence, Total Quality Management, Quality Assurance, Health Care, Practice Guidelines as Topic



Learning objectives: 
  • The learner will be able to identify individual departmental patient QI goals, with specific interventions and patient-oriented goals as metrics of success
  • The learner will change from generalized practice to the recommended standardized quality- and value-based practices as highlighted in the educational content, including supplied specific literature.  This will be measured in compliance evaluations
  • The learner will be able to  link intraoperative interventions to post-operative patient safety outcomes
Faculty & credentials: 

Director of Activity

Michael A. Fierro, MD

Assistant professor, Department of Anesthesiology 

Medical College of Wisconsin

Physician Planners:

Michael A. Fierro, MD

Kathryn Lauer, MD

Carolyn Pinkerton, MD

Jessica Zenga, MD




Sarah Beyler
Series date: 
01/01/2022 - 8:00am CST to 12/31/2022 - 11:59pm CST

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement: 
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of  Participation for Allied Health Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 


There are no sessions in this series.