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Class of 2023
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Session Title:
Patient Safety: Adverse Events
Teaching Hours:
Teaching and Learning MethodsTotal Scheduled Hours = 3
Workshop = 3
Patient Safety, Honesty, Integrity, Responsibility, Duty

Teaching and Learning Methods
Workshop 3 hour(s)

Learning Objectives
Blueprint ID Learning Objectives
8159 Distinguish between the harm resulting from an adverse event and the natural progression of patient’s underlying medical condition
8160 Identify the immediate safety and care needs for the physical and emotional well-being of patients and their families, and provide interventions as appropriate
8161 Reduce or manage the risk of further harm to patients affected by adverse events and close calls
8162 Describe what information should be disclosed at the initial disclosure stage, the time frame for disclosure, and the relevant documentation, reporting, and analyses
8163 Describe the ethical, professional and legal obligation to disclose and report adverse events
8164 Differentiate between disclosure and reporting and the inherent processes associated with each concept
8165 Identify the existing policies and procedures associated with disclosure and the extent to which these foster a culture of patient safety
8166 Demonstrate honest communication and empathic dialogue with respect to disclosure
8167 Explain the stages of disclosure
8168 Identify who is responsible for the disclosure and who should be present when it is made
8169 Recognize the role of expressions of regret and when an apology should be considered in post-analysis disclosure
8170 Explain the important role of documentation of unexpected outcomes, adverse events & disclosure discussions
8171 Describe the requirement for ongoing follow-up as needed to achieve satisfactory resolution following an adverse event
8172 Recognize the need for a just culture of safety in supporting disclosure and reporting
8173 Recognize the legal implications arising from disclosure

Linked Course Goal(s) to Session
Blueprint ID Course Goals
11999 Identify the professional roles of the physician in relation to quality improvement in health care and patient safety
Linked Program Competencies
To This Course Goal:
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Linked Program Competencies To Course Goal(s)
ld-3 Leader
Describe the roles and responsibilities of physicians and governing bodies in the development and support of the health care system.
pr-1 Professional
Demonstrate accountability to patients by applying best practices and adhering to high ethical standards.
pr-2 Professional
Demonstrate altruism and accountability to society by recognizing and responding to societal expectations in health care.
pr-3 Professional
Demonstrate integrity and accountability to the profession by adhering to standards and participating in physician-led regulation.
pr-4 Professional
Demonstrate a commitment to physician health and well-being to foster optimal patient care.

Linked MCC Medical Expert Objectives