Activity

Activity ID

2014

Expires

December 31, 2024

Format Type

Internet

CME Credit

1

Fee

$270 Subscript.

CME Provider: Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Description of CME Course

Effective teamwork and communication are critical parts of the design of safe systems. In this course, you’ll learn what makes an effective team through case studies from health care and elsewhere. You’ll analyze the effects of individual behavior for promoting teamwork, communication, and a culture safety. Finally, you’ll learn several essential communication tools, such as briefings, SBAR, and critical language.

The IHI Open School offers a range of online courses created by world-renowned faculty in improvement capability, patient safety, triple aim for populations, person- and family-centered care, leadership, and quality, cost, and value. Each course takes approximately 1 to 2 hours to complete and consists of three to five lessons that end with assessments.

Diplomate Engagement

Learners must complete the course and achieve a passing score of 75% on each post-lesson assessment to receive a certificate of completion.

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Educational Objectives

Explain why effective teamwork is essential for promoting patient safety.
Define a culture of safety and discuss the features of a strong safety culture.
Identify four behaviors anyone can use to promote teamwork, communication, and a culture of safety.
Use structured communication techniques to improve communication within health care.
To describe how to conduct an effective briefing.
To list at least two mechanisms to encourage safe patient care transitions.
To define verbal repeat back.
To identify benefits of planning in patient care.

Keywords

Health Care Errors, Patient Safety, Teamwork, Communication, Patient, Adverse Event, Root Cause Analysis, SBAR, Human Factor, Swiss Cheese Model, Standard Work, Culture of Safety, Process Improvement, Critical Language, Psychological Safety, Handoff, Transparency

Competencies

Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Systems-based Practice

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Physician Well-being activity

Organizational Culture of Wellness

Practice Setting

Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Physician Executives, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes

Patient Safety/Medical Errors

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