METRIC® Module

Geriatrics

An MC-FP Part IV Solution

Physician examines elderly woman

Eighty-eight percent of people older than 65 years of age have at least one chronic health condition. You can improve the health of your geriatric patients with this METRIC geriatrics module. It takes you step by step through a performance improvement project aimed at improving geriatric patient care.

This program uses your own patient data to evaluate your current quality of patient care and to compare with your peers. It helps you develop an action plan and offers tips, templates and resources to implement that plan, then measures the improvement to patient outcomes. Access to this online performance improvement program is available from any computer and allows you to work individually at your own pace or with other physicians in a group. The program can be used in large quality improvement initiatives across multiple practice sites and METRIC program staff is available to create group data reports and provide other administrative group needs.

METRIC is also a valuable tool for residency program tracking and quality improvement, eliminating project design time on your part. This program builds critical skills in practice-based learning and improvement, an ACGME requirement for residency programs.

This METRIC module will take a minimum of one month to complete.  To meet the MC-FP Part IV requirement, it must be completed within 12 months.

About this Module

  • Easy to follow, step by step performance improvement program 
  • Designed for physicians in office-based practices
  • Individual or group participation: CME credits awarded on an individual basis
  • Confidential data collection
  • Links to additional resources, evidence based guidelines, and quality improvement methodologies
  • Approved by the ABFM as an alternative program to fulfill Maintenance of Certification Part IV (MC-FP Part IV)

Reset Fees

Review and complete each step of the module before moving forward. Failure to fully complete a step before continuing may interrupt your reporting. A reset, rollback, or edit to your module incurs a $75 charge for members and $150 charge for nonmembers, due upon request.

CME Credit

Approved for 20 AAFP Prescribed credits; 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME credit approved through December 31, 2015.

Completion of assessment is required in order to claim CME credit.

Computer Requirements

Internet Connection
This activity is best viewed with a high-speed Internet connection (e.g. Cable, DSL).

Web Browsers
To participate in the activity, you will need a current web browser. The latest versions of Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Safari are ll compatible with METRIC.

Plug-ins
Current versions of Adobe Reader and Windows Media Player are needed to view course materials.

Purchase this module

Geriatrics METRIC®
Module

AAFP Members: FREE
Nonmembers: $125
Allied Health Professionals: $125

Enroll as a Group

Participate together in this performance improvement activity, completing one module topic or more than one.

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Purchase this module

Geriatrics METRIC®
Module

AAFP Members: FREE
Nonmembers: $125
Allied Health Professionals: $125

Enroll as a Group

Participate together in this performance improvement activity, completing one module topic or more than one.

Get pricing and enrollment for:

Already purchased this module?

Begin or continue your work if you have previously purchased this module.