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Now What? How to Disclose a Medical Error

September 14, 2006


Anne Matlow, MD, FRCPC
Director, Infection Prevention & Control Programme
Medical Director, Patient Safety
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Marlene R. Miller, MD, MSc, FAAP
Director of Quality and Safety Initiatives
Johns Hopkins Children's Center
Baltimore, Maryland

By the end of this Webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Define the term, "disclosure," and give at least one example of who should disclose a medical error and when disclosure should be performed
  • Identify at least one example of ideal disclosure vs. non-ideal disclosure
  • Apply two or more strategies to handle disclosure effectively in an ambulatory setting

You Should Participate if you are a(n):

  • General Pediatrician
  • Pediatric Sub-specialist
  • Family Physician
  • Resident
  • Allied Health Professional (PNP, PA, Nurse)
  • Administrator (VP Medical Affairs, Risk Manager, Medical Director)

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