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Team-Based Primary Care Practice Summit, Wisconsin Dells, Great Wolf Lodge
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Purpose: The overall purpose of this educational activity is to bring together primary care practice teams and their leaders/managers to learn and share best practices in team-based care in ambulatory care settings.

When: 6/25/2015
8:30 AM
Where: Great Wolf Lodge
1400 Great Wolf Dr.
Wisconsin Dells, WI  53965
Contact: Pam Crouse

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Team Based Primary Care Practice Summit: June 25, 2015


The overall purpose of this educational activity is to bring together primary care practice teams and their leaders/managers to learn and share best practices in team-based care in ambulatory care settings.


Following this event, participants will be better able to:

1.      Discuss strategies that contribute to high functioning teams in primary care delivery

2.      Utilize tools that support team based primary care

3.      Relate new strategies for advancing patient engagement in the care delivery system

4.      Test one new approach to team based care using TeamSTEPPS tools.

Target audience: Clinic staff and managers from ambulatory primary care practices, including Community Health Centers.


Lodging: Contact Great Wolf Lodge for your hotel reservations, 1-800-559-9653

**Mention Reservation # 1506WISCON_002 to get preferred rate of $135.99, available through June 11, 2015** 



7:30 - 8:30: Registration and Breakfast


8:30: Welcome  - Setting the Stage

Kay Brewer,WPHCA 


9:00: Mission Possible: Team-Based Care / Mission Objective: The Patient

         Dr. Tina Bettin, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, APNP, ThedaCare


1.   Describe concepts related to team-based care & give examples of the concepts in practice.

2.   Discuss the impact of team-based care on quality outcomes

3.   Recognize ways to keep team-based care patient-centered.


10:15 – 12:00   TeamSTEPPS® as Your Toolkit for Culture Change

           Mary Funseth, MetaStar  

12:00 – 12:45  Lunch

12:45 – 2:00   Everyone at the Table: Engaging Patients in Team-Based Quality Improvement

Sarah Davis, JD, MPA, Associate Director, Clinical Associate Professor of Law, The Center for Patient Partnerships   

During this interactive discussion, Ms. Sarah Davis will introduce an efficacious team-based patient engagement program and resources.  In small group activities, participants will have an opportunity to  explore barriers to patient engagement with team members and use  materials in program toolkits.  The free toolkits are available at:



1. Identify the value of engaging patients in team-based quality improvement activities

2. Apply engagement skills to maximize patient input to improve health care quality in clinics

3. Evaluate the value that patients bring to quality improvement activities


2:00 – 3:30   Panel - "Champions of Team-Based Practice in Primary Care"  

           Moderator: Ashley Green, MetaStar 


3:30 – 3:45   Taking action - Moving Forward: Next Steps

Kay Brewer, WPHCA

Continuing Education Information:  


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Wisconsin Medical Society through the joint providership of MetaStar, Inc. and WPHCA.  MetaStar, Inc. is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


MetaStar, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


MetaStar, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

6.0 continuing education contact hours will be awarded for the successful completion of this activity.


MetaStar, Inc. is an approved provider of CNE in a co-providership with WPHCA.   


Successful Completion Requirements: Successful completion of this learning session is demonstrated by full session attendance and completion of an individual evaluation form.


Continuing education credits are available only to those participants who are attending the learning event in person. Credits are not available to those who are participating via live streaming.  



ADA Compliance Statement:


If you have needs under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Lindsey Hess at


Learning Needs:

To indicate your learning needs for this conference, please contact


Planning Committee

Pamela M. Crouse, MS, RN, WPHCA

Ashley Green, Quality Consultant, MetaStar

Lindsey Hess, Program and Financial Assistant, WPHCA

Mary Kay Scheller, MS, RN, MetaStar


This program is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.


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