Communicating With Patients and Families After Adverse Events and Errors: Preparation and Training Workshop; 2/1/23

February 1, 2023

This activity is a live webinar presentation that was delivered on February 1, 2023.

The 2- hour presentation agenda includes:

Skills Development I – Role play (1 hours)

  1. Showing empathy
  2. Communication strategies
            A. Non-verbal
            B. Checking understanding
            C. Avoiding jargon
            D. Give direct answers
            E. Response to nonproductive conversations
  3. Peer Coaching Skills 
           A. Ask-Tell-Ask
           B. Role-Play Strategies 

Skills Development II – Professional, improvisationally trained actors portraying Patient/Families (1 hour)

  Scenarios (3 - 4) practicing above – increasing severity and emotional response

 

 

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners. 

 

 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Understand the role of coaching within a robust communication process

2. Anticipate and frame responses to questions that may arise from patients and families in disclosure conversations

3. Provide guidance to clinicians for anticipating and managing emotions during disclosure conversations

4. Apply techniques for effective coaching of clinicians in preparation for disclosure conversations

 

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 2.00 ANCC
    Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 2.00 Participation
    Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Course opens: 
02/01/2023
Course expires: 
04/01/2023
Event starts: 
02/01/2023 - 5:00pm EST
Event ends: 
02/01/2023 - 7:00pm EST

This live webinar presentation was delivered on February 1, 2023.

Solomont Simulation Center

Course Planners
Stephen Brown, MD, FACR
Course Co-Director

Asher Tulsky, MD
Planning Committee

Speakers
Stephen Brown, MD, FACR

Accreditor Disclosure Policy
Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Accredited Continuing Education activities to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. This information is disclosed to all activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine has procedures to mitigate all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed. 

In accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that faculty, planners, authors and anyone who may be in control of content have been mitigated.

Program Faculty Disclosures

Dr. Brown and Dr. Tulsky have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Off-Label Discussion
The faculty members do not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

Accreditor Disclosures
The following planning committee members from Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine’s Office of Continuing Medical Education have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Michael Burk, BS – Senior Program Manager
 

Joint Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and the Solomont Simulation Center. Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Physicians
The Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses 
(Nursing accreditation is be provided by Boston Medical Center)

Boston Medical Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Association Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Participants who complete and return the evaluation and stay for entire session will be awarded 2 contact hours

None of the planners or speakers have a financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies

 

 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 2.00 ANCC
    Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 2.00 Participation
    Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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