ExpiresJune 1, 2020
Medical Risk Management, Inc.
A common source of malpractice claims is a patient injury that results from the failure of one member of the healthcare team to communicate important patient care information to subsequent caregivers.
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Explain why direct communication between physicians is imperative when a significant unexpected abnormality is discovered or there is a change is diagnosis
Explain the importance of resolving discrepancies in the medical record with other providers involved
Describe the SBAR method for structuring communications between colleagues
List the essential elements of effective teamwork
Communication, Malpractice, Lawsuit, SBAR, Teamwork
Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Systems-based Practice
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Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military
National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes
Communication Skills, Patient Safety/Medical Errors, Healthcare Systems, Systems Based Practice