Diagnostic Excellence - Society of Hospital Medicine Learning Cases to Improve Performance
Online CME/MOC module on diagnostic reasoning/error in hospital medicine as it relates to Teamwork, Handoff, Incidental finding, and Deliberate practice. Participants will learn strategies to identify common cognitive biases that lead to diagnostic errors, and how to mitigate those risks. This module was completed in partnership with the “Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine” (SIDM).
To equip hospitalists with actionable risk mitigation strategies and techniques to prevent diagnostic error, improve patient safety and increase awareness of diagnostic error in medicine.
All Hospitalists (Physicians, Advance Practice Providers) as well as residents and students in training interested in hospital medicine
After completing this module, participants will:
- Learn strategies for avoiding common risk factors that lead to diagnostic error due to inefficient teamwork communication.
- Learn techniques to minimize, and mitigate risks that lead to diagnostic error during the handoff process.
- Learn strategies for following up with, and tracking incidental findings to prevent diagnostic error.
- Learn strategies for focusing on deliberate practice and feedback, and how to integrate those strategies into workflow.
The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points [and patient safety MOC credit] in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, SHM requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. SHM resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. All relevant financial relationships shall be disclosed to participants prior to the start of the activity.
Furthermore, SHM seeks to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing medical education (CME) activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. SHM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities that promote improvements in healthcare and not those of a commercial interest.
Release date: September 11, 2018
Expiration date: September 11, 2021
Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour
The planners and faculty for this activity have no relevant relationships to disclose.
Benji Mathews, MD, FACP, SFHM, CLHM
Elham Yousef, MD, MSC, FHM, FACP
Akindele Adaramola, MD, PH, CPH
Maria Lee, MD
Nazia Sultana, MD, MS, FHM
Katherine A. Hochman, MD, MBA, FHM
Mangla Gulati, MD, FACP, SFHM
SIDM Peer Reviewers
Andrew Olson, MD, FACP, FAAP
Reza Manesh, MD
- 1.00 ABIM MOC Self Evaluation PointsSuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Non-physician