Internet CME Course: A Case of Mistaken Capacity: Why A Thorough Psychosocial History Can Improve Care.
ExpiresMarch 31, 2025
CME Provider: University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
Description of CME Course
Each spotlight module contains an actual cases submitted by practicing clinicians, with expert commentary addressing issues of patient safety and medical errors.
ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
ABMS Lifelong Learning CME Activity
Allergy and Immunology
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Medical Genetics and Genomics
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Psychiatry and Neurology
NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
Describe the four elements that healthcare providers should use to assess capacity
Summarize the importance of including psychosocial history as part of the patient’s complete history
Describe the strategies to strengthen psychosocial training for medical and nursing trainees
Articulate the importance of early referral to palliative care
Recognize implicit bias when caring for patients with substance abuse or socially disadvantaged individuals
Palliative Care, Latent Errors, Nursing, Hospital Medicine, Health Literacy
Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military