Clinician communication and patient safety

Improving inter-disciplinary communication in healthcare,

The lecture duration is 38min.

0.75 CPD Points, 0.75 CEUs, 0.75 CME credits approval pending.
Accredited by CPDUK, CBRN and Provider Pending.

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Milisa Manojlovich
Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Michigan, USA
Lecture Summary

The purpose of this lecture is to provide attendees with the tools they will need to improve inter-disciplinary communication in healthcare, a primary source of patient safety errors and adverse events. Numerous examples from recent research will be provided so that attendees will leave the session with actionable information and insights that can be applied to their own practice.

Target Audience

Critical Care Nurses
Trainee Critical Care Doctors

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to:

  • Describe two conceptualizations of communication and implications for patient safety
  • Discuss the influence of contextual, intra-personal, and inter-personal factors on communication
  • Describe the relationship between communication failures and patient safety
  • Identify at least one strategy that can be used to improve communication