HPA Standards (DEL), Part 1

July 13, 2020

Cost $200

Explaining HPA Standards for Delegation (DEL)

This two-part webinar provides a focused and thorough examination of the HPA Standards for Delegation (DEL). Faculty will equip participants with tips for interpreting the requirements, navigating the standards, and avoiding common misconceptions. Faculty will also facilitate short activities to simulate how to address requirements. Finally, this webinar offers a platform for participants to have their questions answered live.

Part 1 will be held on July 13, 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm (ET)

Part 2 will be held on July 14, 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm (ET)

Note: Each individual must register as a unique participant.

Target Audience

This program is geared towards directors, managers, specialists, coordinators, consultants, contractors, and other professionals, who have a stake in the scope of work for:

  • Accreditation and Quality Assurance
  • Case Management
  • Compliance and Regulation
  • Contract Management
  • Credentialing
  • Performance and Quality Management
  • Population Health Management
  • Provider Relations
  • Risk Management

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the intent of the HPA Standards for Delegation (DEL).
  • Describe relationships across the DEL Elements.
  • Identify common pitfalls and misperceptions regarding DEL requirements.
  • Apply knowledge of DEL competencies through practical scenarios.
Course summary
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Event starts: 
07/13/2020 - 1:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
07/13/2020 - 2:00pm EDT

Catherine Gitimu, MBA, MS

Catherine Gitimu has been improving healthcare quality at NCQA for 20 years. She has extensive knowledge of NCQA Accreditation and Certification products.

Over the years, she has held various positions and is currently a Senior Policy Manager in the Accreditation Policy Unit. In this position, she wears many hats including serving as the process lead for the annual update of Accreditation and Certification Standards and Guidelines, resolving complex onsite survey issues, providing expert opinion on complex standards' interpretation questions and performing NCQA Accreditation and Certification surveys among others.

Catherine holds an MBA (Healthcare) from The George Washington University, Washington, DC and an MS (Information Management) from Sheffield University, Sheffield, United Kingdom.


In support of improving patient care, the National Committee for Quality Assurance is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide Interprofessional Continuing Education for the healthcare team. 

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 2.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change. 

This educational activity is approved for: 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, ANA CNE, APA, ACPE and ASWB ACE.

The assigned universal program number: JA0004597-0000-20-013-L04-P. Upon successful completion of this program (attending the full session and completing a program evaluation), participants will access CPE Monitor on the ACPE website to locate and track their CPE statement of credit.

* Please note – You must attend the entire program to be eligible for total number of contact hours. 

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