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Effective Physician Hand-Offs

September 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
Lauren Destino, M.D., Assistant Medical Director, Pediatric Hospitalist Program, Associate Medical Director of Acute Care Units, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

with Lauren Destino, MD

Patient care hand-offs between physicians occur frequently and are vulnerable to communication failures with potential impacts on patient safety.  This grand rounds will discuss the use of I-PASS communication strategies to enhance hand-off communication.

Desired Outcomes:

  • Describe the role of communication failures in medical errors and preventable adverse events
  • Articulate the need for high-quality patient handoffs to reduce the likelihood of communication failures
  • Describe the implementation  of I-PASS evidence-based handoff bundle and its impact on medical errors and patient safety
  • Utilize some of the strategies discussed in practice as appropriate

CME Activity Flyer (PDF)

Details

Date:
September 25, 2017
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Andrew McCague, DO, Trauma/Surgical Critical Care, CME Committee Chair

Venue

Natividad Medical Center
1441 Constitution Blvd
Salinas, CA 93906 United States
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Phone:
831-755-4111
Website:
www.natividad.com