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Improving Handoffs of Care: Impact on Patient Safety
February 12, 2008

Kshitij P. Mistry, MD, MSc, FAAP
Associate in Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Duke Children's Hospital
Durham, North Carolina

Karen Frush, MD, FAAP
Chief Patient Safety Officer
Duke University Health System
Durham, North Carolina

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

  1. Discuss the background literature regarding communication error in health care, including the areas of highest risk.
  2. Apply performance improvement methodologies to clinical practice in order to avoid communication error in health care.
  3. Describe the current approach to improving Handoff Communication.

You Should Participate if you are a(n):

  1. General Pediatrician
  2. Pediatric Sub-specialist
  3. Family Physician
  4. Resident
  5. Allied Health Professional (PNP, PA, Nurse)
  6. Administrator (VP Medical Affairs, Risk Manager, Medical Director)

Webinar archives are not approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

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