A GERIATRIC- FOCUSED FACULTY DEVELOPMENT LECTURE SERIES IMPROVES HOSPITALIST’S COMFORT LEVEL IN CARING FOR OLDER ADULTS

Background: Today, Medicare patients account for approximately 50% of hospital days. Hospitalists are a key strategy for providing care to hospitalized older adults, however, most of these hospitalists have not received geriatric training. Faculty development [...]

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A NOVEL SYSTEMS-BASED PRACTICE CURRICULUM ENABLES PRE-CLINICAL STUDENTS TO LEARN AND CONTRIBUTE MEANINGFULLY TO HOSPITAL MEDICINE SYSTEMS IMPROVEMENT

Background: Systems-based practice (SBP) is critical to physicians’ work and is gaining emphasis in medical school curricula. Purpose: In this hospitalist-led pilot curriculum for first-year medical students, we developed a novel didactic and experiential approach to teaching SBP skills, [...]

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CONTENT, COLLABORATION, AND COMMUNITY: BUILDING SHARED FACULTY DEVELOPMENT ACROSS LOCAL HOSPITALIST GROUPS – A 3-SITE JUNIOR FACULTY BOOT CAMP

Background: Faculty development can help new hospitalists set professional goals, identify effective mentorship, and learn foundational skills. Most faculty development occurs within a single hospitalist group; however this may limit the scope and impact, when [...]

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CTRL-ALT-DELETE: RESETTING EHR TRAINING

Background: Despite widespread mandated use of Electronic Health Records (EHR), many residency programs struggle to find the best strategy to conduct EHR training. Traditional EHR training sessions are typically led by non-clinical IT staff and [...]

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DISCHARGE READINESS: AN EDUCATION INNOVATIVE TO EDUCATE RESIDENTS IN PATIENT DISCHARGE PREPARATION AND IMPROVE DISCHARGE EFFICIENCY

Background: Starting March 1, 2016 our academic hospital was part of a new “no diversion” policy in accordance with new county regulations of all hospitals.  The goal of the policy was to provide ready access [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:03:13+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Education, Innovations Abstracts|Comments Off on DISCHARGE READINESS: AN EDUCATION INNOVATIVE TO EDUCATE RESIDENTS IN PATIENT DISCHARGE PREPARATION AND IMPROVE DISCHARGE EFFICIENCY

EMBEDDING EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE SKILLS AMONG ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDERS: PARTNERING A HOSPITAL BASED EVIDENCE PRACTICE CENTER AND HOSPITALIST SERVICE

Background: Evidence-based practice (EBP) is associated with the delivery of high value care. The number of Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) at our institution is growing along with breadth of clinical responsibilities. Two existing organizational structures [...]

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GENDER DISPARITIES IN SMALL GROUP VERBAL PARTICIPATION AMONG 1ST YEAR MEDICAL STUDENTS

Background: Despite the increase in female medical students and clinicians, gender disparities continue to exist for female clinicians today, from limits on upward mobility and leadership positions to unequal pay and more. Within medical education, [...]

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ON THE OTHER SIDE: AN EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION TO HELP LEARNERS UNDERSTAND COMMUNICATION BARRIERS

Background: Communicating with patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) can be a challenge. Despite laws and studies reinforcing the need to use appropriate interpretation services, many fail to do so. Impressing upon learners the importance [...]

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RAPID RESPONSE ACUTE MEDICAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR RESIDENTS: MULTI-DISCIPLINARY APPROACH AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

Background: The substantial increase in medical knowledge along with the pursuit of enhanced outcomes and quality of care has led to significant subdivision of medical and surgical specialties. Physicians, regardless of level of training or [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:03:49+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Education, Innovations Abstracts|Comments Off on RAPID RESPONSE ACUTE MEDICAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR RESIDENTS: MULTI-DISCIPLINARY APPROACH AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

THANK YOU FOR THIS INTERESTING CONSULT: TEACHING AND ASSESSING INCOMING INTERNS ON CONSULTATION COMMUNICATION VIA ONLINE MODULE AND CONSULTATION OSCE

Background: Communication is recognized by the LCME and ACGME as an essential competency with significant patient safety implications; the Joint Commission cites communication errors as a major cause of sentinel events. Consultation is a near-universal method [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:03:07+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Education, Innovations Abstracts|Comments Off on THANK YOU FOR THIS INTERESTING CONSULT: TEACHING AND ASSESSING INCOMING INTERNS ON CONSULTATION COMMUNICATION VIA ONLINE MODULE AND CONSULTATION OSCE