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CE Webinar on Disclosing Medical Errors on March 13, 2012

by WSU CVM 2. March 2012 07:34

Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 6 PM (Pacific Time) By Web Conference: Breaking the Silence: Disclosing Medical Errors by Dr Kelly Farnsworth

There has been increasing public awareness of patient safety in healthcare and attention on a disturbing rise in medical errors. Research has shown that the majority of malpractice litigation in human medicine is related to poor communication between the patient and the physician. The importance of having open and frank discussions when medical errors occur has been highlighted by several professional organizations and institutions and published in the scientific and news media. This webinar will enable veterinarians to identify, appreciate and practice using a model and techniques essential in responding to clients constructively when there has been an adverse outcome due to error. http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/ce/webinars/errors.aspx

 

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