Behaviors at any level can affect communication exchanges in a negative or positive way. The balance between functioning independently and the demands of interrelationship communication is a delicate one. Collaborative care requires self-awareness to successfully enhance patient outcomes and allows physicians to provide the best possible care.
Learning Objectives Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
Describe the domains of interprofessional communication within medicine and define effective communication as it relates to the patient-physician relationship;
Identify the relationship between good communication, paradigm shifts, and the prevention of medical errors or sentinel events;
Recognize that communication between providers across disciplines affects quality of care and patient experience;
Determine how perceived barriers and perceptions of communication may contribute to ineffective teamwork;
Demonstrate clear communication implementation intention and the effect on individual well-being;
Explain the ethical responsibilities of communication with delegated and supervised team members; and
Integrate methods such as optimizing consultation related communication between providers across disciplines to provide more flexibility in balancing patient safety and define competencies that are expected in health care leaders.
Target Audience This program is developed for physicians, residents, and students of medical professionals in all specialties.
ACGME/ABMS Competencies This program addresses the following desirable physician attributes: Professionalism, Patient care, Interprofessional practice, Practice-based learning and improvement, and Interpersonal communication skills.
Released: August 17, 2020 Expires: August 17, 2023
Return Policy No refunds or exchanges will be processed for this program.
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (Enduring) The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Texas Medical Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
On select courses, the Texas Medical Association requires physician to complete 70-percent of the test questions correctly to receive credit for this course.