Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

The Myth of “Physician Cognition”: A Workable Alternative to the Institute of Medicine Systems Approach to Medical Error

Recorded April 18, 2008 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:
Denis Donovan, MD, Director, 1983 – 2006, The Children's Center for Developmental Psychiatry, St. Petersburg, FL

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Clinical Content Reviewer: Juan Dumois, III, MD

Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Cite the primary reasons why the Institute of Medicine systems approach to medical error has had little success in North America
  • Demonstrate why the current approach to medical error/risk management Continuing Medical Education (CME) is ineffective
  • Apply the rationale for a realistic, risk-relevant, practitioner-specific approach to medical errors CME

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