Teamwork Benefits: How Practices Build Effective Teams (The Doctor's Advocate CME)

Program Description

Communication breakdown is a contributing factor often identified in our studies of malpractice claims. Like Ohio ENT & Allergy Physicians, many practices are turning to the principles, tools, and techniques inherent in teamwork to strengthen communication, redesign workflow, and optimize performance and outcomes in their practice. Learn more about how teamwork contributes to performance improvement in medical and dental practices with our CME course.

Objectives

After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Assess how teamwork can be employed or enhanced in your practice.
  • Make at least one change to improve communication with the care providers you interface with during handoffs.
  • Demonstrate, through role modeling, support for open communication in which any team member can raise a concern without repercussions. 

Disclosure

No individual in a position to control or influence the content of this activity has reported relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. No commercial support was provided for this activity.

Course Developers

Julie Brightwell, BSN, JD, RN, CPHRM, Director, Hospital and Facility Patient Safety, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctors Company

Julie Hopkins, MA, MBA, Director, Continuing Medical Education, Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctors Company

Continuing Education Credit

The Doctors Company is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical educational activities for physicians.

The Doctors Company designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Doctors Company estimates one hour for completion of this course. A passing score of 80 percent or greater is required to successfully complete the activity and earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

The Doctors Company is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.

ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at ADA.org/CERP.

The Doctors Company designates this enduring material activity for 1.0 continuing education credit. Dentists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course ID#: TDE 18027.0
Issue Date for This Activity: 06/07/2018
Expiration Date for This Activity: 06/07/2021

Disclaimer

The information and guidelines contained in this enduring material activity are generalized and may not apply to all practice situations. The faculty recommends that legal advice be obtained from a qualified attorney for specific application to your practice. The information is intended for educational purposes only.

Complies with State Requirements

Please click HERE to see the Federation of State Medical Boards overview of Continuing Medical Education requirements by State. 

Technical Requirements

This activity is best experienced using the most current browser (or one back) of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, or Microsoft Edge.  For all activities featuring audio you must have a sound card and speakers. To view graphic images and references that appear in separate "pop-up" windows, you must have JavaScript and session cookies enabled on your computer.  Adobe Acrobat Reader may be required for certain activities.

Resources

Click Here to download a PDF with resources related to this program.

Contact Us

If you have questions, contact educationsupport@thedoctors.com or call (800) 421-2368, extension 1243.