ExpiresFebruary 28, 2022
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
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 MOC Part II CME Activity
Allergy and Immunology
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.
Recognize that transfer of patients between acute care hospitals is common.
Realize that the interhospital transfer process is vulnerable to deficiencies in communication that can impact patient safety.
Understand the role of hospital or hospital system-based transfer centers.
Identify telemedicine as a potential tool for improving the exchange of clinical information during the interhospital transfer process.
Recognize that further research is needed to establish best practice guidelines with regard to the interhospital transfer process.
Telemedicine, Noncognitive Errors, Patient Transport, Structured Hand-offs, Latent Errors
Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Systems-based Practice
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Inpatient, Physician Executives, Rural, Urban