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Diagnostic errors are now recognized as the #1 patient safety concern in healthcare today. This presentation will include an examination of evidence for this conclusion, provide a review of the major causes for diagnostic errors, and present simple recommendations for making diagnosis more safe going forward. The unique role that Sonographers play in the diagnostic process will be emphasized. (Approved for 1 SDMS CME credit)
Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:
- Discuss how often diagnostic errors occur in general, and specifically in the field of sonography
- List the major causes of diagnostic error – cognitive and system-related
- Identify five steps that can be taken to minimize the likelihood of error
About Our Speaker:
Mark L. Graber, MD, FACP is Professor Emeritus of Medicine at Stony Brook University, NY and the Founder and President Emeritus of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine.
As a national leader in the field of patient safety, Dr. Graber was instrumental in creating Patient Safety Awareness Week in 2002, an event now recognized internationally. In 2014 he received the John M Eisenberg Award, the nation’s top honor in patient safety and quality.
Dr. Graber is a pioneer in efforts to address diagnostic errors in medicine. In 2008 he originated the Diagnostic Error in Medicine conference series, in 2011 he founded the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, and in 2014 he launched a new journal, DIAGNOSIS, devoted to improving the quality and safety of diagnosis, and reducing diagnostic error.
This activity has been approved for 1.0 SDMS CME credit.
The CME participant roster will be reported by Ultrasound Solutions Corp. to the SDMS CME Tracker System.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for this FREE virtual event!
All Registration Forms must be received by Friday, February 26, 2021.
ONCE YOU REGISTER, A LINK WILL BE EMAILED TO YOU SO THAT YOU CAN JOIN THE SESSION ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2021 FROM 7 – 8 PM (ET; New York).
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