Best suited for: Physicians of all specialties and affiliated providers involved in direct patient care.
A recent study reports that one out of every three medical providers will experience an adverse patient safety event this year. When a mistake results in patient injury, members of the care team suffer physically and emotionally. Even a near miss may negatively affect the ability to function at full competence. Learn what you can do to help a colleague return to delivery of confident patient care, and to implement a peer support program where you work.
At the completion of this self-study activity, providers will be able to:
Jo Shapiro, MD, directs the Center for Professionalism and Peer Support at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is Associate Professor of Otology and Laryngology at Harvard Medical School, and is on the faculty of the Harvard Leadership Development for Physicians and Scientists. Dr. Shapiro was one of the first women division chiefs at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and she is on the Senior Advisory Board for the Office of Women’s Careers at BWH.
Ron Hofeldt, MD, Director, Physician Affairs, Physicians Insurance
Patricia McCotter, RN, JD, CPHRM, CPC, Director, Facility Risk Management and Provider Support, Physicians Insurance
Dennis Olson, CPHRM, Vice President, Risk Management, Physicians Insurance
Celia Smith, CCMEP, Director, Continuing Medical Education Physicians Insurance
2015 Review Group:
John Wynn, MD, Clinical Professional of Psychiatry, UW School of Medicine, Medical Director, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA
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