Frequently Asked Questions
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Why should I participate in the Connecticut Children’s Practice Quality Improvement Program?
- Engage in customized Quality Improvement (QI) projects that are relevant to your practice
- Track your progress in changing your practice using QInsight, our intuitive, web-based data entry and reporting system
- Take advantage of QI methodology training to help guide project implementation
- Ongoing assistance from the Connecticut Children’s Practice Quality Improvement Program team
- Many of our approved QI/MOC projects are open to physicians not directly affiliated with Connecticut Children's
Which projects am I eligible to participate in?
Each project has specific participation criteria. For instance, some projects are specified for Connecticut Children's staff, while some projects are for board-certified pediatricians in the state of CT as well as other states. Please refer to the eligibility criteria for each project listed under the Approved QI/MOC Projects tab.
How long does it take to complete a project and receive MOC/CME credit?
The length of projects varies depending on the nature and needs of the project. Most QI/MOC projects require 6 to 12 months of participation to complete objectives. Please refer to the project length for each project listed under the Approved QI/MOC Projects tab.
Is there a fee for registering?
The Connecticut Children's Practice Quality Improvement Program charges a $50.00 registration fee per project for each participant, with the exception of the Easy Breathing QI/MOC project that requires a higher registration fee. The registration fees support the development and maintenance of new QI/MOC projects and QInsight, our web-based data collection and reporting tools.
Who gets credit?
Some projects are individual-based and some are practice-based. Any physician who registers and actively participates in a practice-based project is eligible to receive credit. However, a physician in a participating practice may choose not to register and not receive credit.
How many credits will I receive for participating in a QI/MOC project?
All Connecticut Children’s QI/MOC projects are approved to award 25 MOC Part 4 credits, with the exception of the Easy Breathing© MOC project which currently awards 40 credits. All Connecticut Children's QI/MOC projects are approved to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. To see how many AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ a project offers, please refer to the Approved QI/MOC Projects > Current Projects tab then click on the project title. The “Click here to learn more” link will direct you to a flyer with more specific information.