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Abstract Number: 378

HOSPITALISTS IMPROVING PEDIATRIC SEPSIS THROUGH EDUCATION AND RECOGNITION

Background: The Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) Sepsis Collaborative recognizes pediatric sepsis as a significant cause of mortality and nationwide efforts are being developed to improve sepsis recognition. A critical component to decreasing sepsis mortality is [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:57+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on HOSPITALISTS IMPROVING PEDIATRIC SEPSIS THROUGH EDUCATION AND RECOGNITION

Abstract Number: 330

ACTIVE LEARNING QUALITY IMPROVEMENT TRAINING CURRICULUM FOR FACULTY IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Background: There is a growing emphasis on teaching Quality Improvement (QI) to resident physicians and medical students. Successful QI training for residents and students requires faculty role models, teachers and mentors. However, faculty with QI [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:48+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on ACTIVE LEARNING QUALITY IMPROVEMENT TRAINING CURRICULUM FOR FACULTY IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Abstract Number: 189

DOES A HIGHER LEVEL OF EDUCATION TRANSLATE TO A LOWER CVD PREVALENCE IN THE U.S., 2016-2017?

Background: Education is one of the determinants of health as described by the WHO, and it is one of the primary determinants of Socio-Economic Class (SEC), a higher level of education is associated with a [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:16+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on DOES A HIGHER LEVEL OF EDUCATION TRANSLATE TO A LOWER CVD PREVALENCE IN THE U.S., 2016-2017?

Abstract Number: 95

TEAM BASED TEACHING: A COMPETITION BASED CURRICULUM TO PROMOTE RESIDENT TEACHING

Background: Residency training includes learning to be an educator; however, it can be difficult for residents to feel comfortable and empowered to teach. Further, it has been established that the current generation of learners prefers [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:04+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on TEAM BASED TEACHING: A COMPETITION BASED CURRICULUM TO PROMOTE RESIDENT TEACHING

Abstract Number: 92

MIND THE GAP: FACULTY PERCEPTIONS OF SELF-EFFICACY IN EDUCATION AND RESEARCH VERSUS LEADERSHIP ASSESSMENT OF FACULTY PERFORMANCE

Background: Traditionally, academic medicine has had a trifold mission of education, research, and patient care, in which education and research were paramount. However, in many institutions, patient care is now the large single wheel, and [...]

By | 2019-04-12T16:30:08+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on MIND THE GAP: FACULTY PERCEPTIONS OF SELF-EFFICACY IN EDUCATION AND RESEARCH VERSUS LEADERSHIP ASSESSMENT OF FACULTY PERFORMANCE

Abstract Number: 70

TRAINING THE TRAINER: IMPLEMENTATION OF A FACULTY POINT-OF CARE- ULTRASOUND CURRICULUM WITH A PATH TO COMPETENCY

Background: Recently coined the “fifth pillar to the bedside physical exam” in a 2018 JAMA article, a growing number of physicians have started incorporating point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) into their clinical assessments. Many medical schools have [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:32+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on TRAINING THE TRAINER: IMPLEMENTATION OF A FACULTY POINT-OF CARE- ULTRASOUND CURRICULUM WITH A PATH TO COMPETENCY

Abstract Number: 62

TEACHIM.ORG: ENHANCING RESIDENT-LED EDUCATION WITH AN ONLINE TOOL

Background: Senior residents often serve as the primary educator for medical students and interns on their inpatient medicine rotations. Additionally, the act of teaching enhances the resident’s own knowledge acquisition and retention. Although residents desire [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:23+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on TEACHIM.ORG: ENHANCING RESIDENT-LED EDUCATION WITH AN ONLINE TOOL

Abstract Number: 61

DEVELOPMENT OF A CASE-BASED ETHICS CURRICULUM TO PROMOTE RESIDENTS’ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND MORAL REASONING SKILLS

Background: Ethics is at the core of a physician’s professional identity. As internists, we are constantly grappling with medical and moral uncertainty. While ethical action is an integral component of professionalism, most residency programs offer [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:22+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on DEVELOPMENT OF A CASE-BASED ETHICS CURRICULUM TO PROMOTE RESIDENTS’ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND MORAL REASONING SKILLS

Abstract Number: 57

THE POCUS SUPERVISION SAFETY GAP: ATTENDING PHYSICIAN KNOWLEDGE IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND LAGS BEHIND THAT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENTS

Background: Point-of-Care-Ultrasound (POCUS) is increasingly recognized as a useful diagnostic tool in hospital medicine. US-based resident physicians are increasingly trained in the use of POCUS, but education and training for hospitalist attendings may lag behind [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:17+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on THE POCUS SUPERVISION SAFETY GAP: ATTENDING PHYSICIAN KNOWLEDGE IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND LAGS BEHIND THAT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENTS

Abstract Number: 5

TEACH THE TEACHER MODEL: AN INNOVATIVE METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING A POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND CURRICULUM WITHIN A LARGE ACADEMIC INSTITUTION

Background: Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is becoming an increasingly valuable tool in Internal Medicine. With the proper training, POCUS can provide insight into diagnostic dilemmas, resulting in expedited management and enhancing patient care. However, the ability [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:20:09+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Finalist Posters - Innovations, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on TEACH THE TEACHER MODEL: AN INNOVATIVE METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING A POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND CURRICULUM WITHIN A LARGE ACADEMIC INSTITUTION

HM2018 Abstract Number: Top 15 Research & Innovations

SAFETY QUEST: A NOVEL WEB-BASED GAME TO TEACH QI AND PATIENT SAFETY

Background: In 2016, ACGME’s first Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) report found that trainees had limited knowledge of Quality Improvement (QI) and patient safety (PS) concepts.. Purpose: We have designed a free, interactive, web-based game [...]

By | 2018-03-29T15:35:01+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Top 15 Research and Innovation Oral Abstracts|Comments Off on SAFETY QUEST: A NOVEL WEB-BASED GAME TO TEACH QI AND PATIENT SAFETY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 65

THE USE OF STANDARDIZED DISCHARGE EDUCATION ACROSS THE CONTINUUM OF CARE REDUCES HOSPITAL READMISSIONS

Background: Hospital readmission rates may be influenced by the level of healthcare literacy. Patients who lack an understanding of their diagnosis and warning signs have the potential to not seek medical care in a timely [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:28+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on THE USE OF STANDARDIZED DISCHARGE EDUCATION ACROSS THE CONTINUUM OF CARE REDUCES HOSPITAL READMISSIONS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 36

Unexpected Roadblocks with the Implementation of a Code Status Educational Video Tool for Hospitalized Patients

Background: Many patients and their surrogates have a poor understanding of the process of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), its limitations, and its complications. Lack of knowledge about CPR may lead patients to choose a code status [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Communication, Innovations, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Unexpected Roadblocks with the Implementation of a Code Status Educational Video Tool for Hospitalized Patients

HM2018 Abstract Number: 55

A HYPOTENSION GROUP OBSERVED STANDARDIZED CLINICAL ENCOUNTER: ESTABLISHING A CULTURE OF PATIENT SAFETY FOR NEW INTERNS

Background: Incoming interns must understand the specific culture of safety at their new institution as well as processes that they are expected to know on day 1 of residency. As part of an immersive half-day [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:56+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on A HYPOTENSION GROUP OBSERVED STANDARDIZED CLINICAL ENCOUNTER: ESTABLISHING A CULTURE OF PATIENT SAFETY FOR NEW INTERNS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 56

A SIMULATED FIRST NIGHT ON CALL: ESTABLISHING COMMUNITY AND A CULTURE OF PATIENT SAFETY FOR INCOMING INTERNS

Background: The transition from medical student to intern presents a major patient safety concern. Incoming interns must understand the specific culture of safety at their new institution and processes that they are expected to perform [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:51+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on A SIMULATED FIRST NIGHT ON CALL: ESTABLISHING COMMUNITY AND A CULTURE OF PATIENT SAFETY FOR INCOMING INTERNS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 189

WHO’S COUNTING? ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF A SIMULATION-BASED TRAINING INTERVENTION ON NEONATAL HEART RATE AUSCULTATION ACCURACY.

Background: Heart rate (HR) assessment is a vital component in the neonatal resuscitation (NR) algorithm. Research has consistently found auscultation to be an inaccurate means of assessing neonatal HR and may lead to incorrect resuscitation [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:15:14+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Pediatrics, Research|Comments Off on WHO’S COUNTING? ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF A SIMULATION-BASED TRAINING INTERVENTION ON NEONATAL HEART RATE AUSCULTATION ACCURACY.

HM2018 Abstract Number: 81

IMPROVEMENT IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND IMAGE INTERPRETATION SKILLS IS SIMILAR FOR NOVICE FACULTY VS. TRAINEES AFTER BRIEF TRAINING COURSE

Background: Few studies have compared the effectiveness of brief training courses on point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) skill acquisition of novice faculty vs. trainees. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the change in POCUS image [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:34+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on IMPROVEMENT IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND IMAGE INTERPRETATION SKILLS IS SIMILAR FOR NOVICE FACULTY VS. TRAINEES AFTER BRIEF TRAINING COURSE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 289

LACK OF TRAINING DRIVES GAPS BETWEEN DESIRED USE, CURRENT USE, AND PERCEIVED COMPETENCE IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Background: Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is increasingly recognized as an important adjunctive diagnostic tool in hospital medicine (HM). The incorporation of POCUS into clinical decision-making has been shown to increase the speed and accuracy of initial [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:09:09+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on LACK OF TRAINING DRIVES GAPS BETWEEN DESIRED USE, CURRENT USE, AND PERCEIVED COMPETENCE IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 77

SIMULATION STRATEGIES TO TEACH NON-OPERATING ROOM PROCEDURAL TIME-OUTS: A RANDOMIZED CONTROL TRIAL

Background: Nearly half of incorrect procedures occur outside the operating room, and failure to conduct a robust time-out is a frequent root cause. Mannequin-based simulation (MBS) has been shown to improve self-confidence and performance of [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:20+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on SIMULATION STRATEGIES TO TEACH NON-OPERATING ROOM PROCEDURAL TIME-OUTS: A RANDOMIZED CONTROL TRIAL

HM2018 Abstract Number: 82

“WHAT DO YOU NEED? : BUILDING A DEMAND- DRIVEN FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM WHILE HIGHLIGHTING YOUR GROUP’S STRENGTHS

Background: We are a large academic Hospital Medicine Group comprised of over 100 hospitalists at two tertiary care hospitals in an urban-suburban setting. Our group serves as the inpatient attendings for a large internal medicine [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:53:20+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations|Comments Off on “WHAT DO YOU NEED? : BUILDING A DEMAND- DRIVEN FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM WHILE HIGHLIGHTING YOUR GROUP’S STRENGTHS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 310

PHYSICIAN REIMBURSEMENT MODELS AND VALUE-BASED PAYMENTS: A SURVEY OF FACULTY AND TRAINEE KNOWLEDGE AND INTEREST

Background: Guiding health care delivery towards patient-centered value can be accelerated by reforming physician reimbursement. Recent legislation including the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and the Affordable Care Act have created frameworks for value-based [...]

By | 2018-03-15T20:50:28+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Research Abstracts, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on PHYSICIAN REIMBURSEMENT MODELS AND VALUE-BASED PAYMENTS: A SURVEY OF FACULTY AND TRAINEE KNOWLEDGE AND INTEREST

HM2017 Abstract Number: 38

EFFECTS OF AN EDUCATION INITIATIVE ON APPROPRIATE UTILIZATION OF TELEMETRY

Background: Patients at high risk for cardiac events often receive telemetry, however, overutilization of cardiac monitoring leads to unnecessary interventions and increased healthcare costs. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends classification of cardiac risk via [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:36:13+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Education, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on EFFECTS OF AN EDUCATION INITIATIVE ON APPROPRIATE UTILIZATION OF TELEMETRY

HM2017 Abstract Number: 25

IMPACT OF A ONE MONTH POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND ELECTIVE ON INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENT USE, KNOWLEDGE AND CONFIDENCE

Background: Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is a diagnostic modality that can improve diagnosis, reduce cost, and increase patient satisfaction. POCUS is being increasingly utilized in internal medicine (IM), and IM residents desire training in POCUS. A [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:36:24+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Education, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on IMPACT OF A ONE MONTH POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND ELECTIVE ON INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENT USE, KNOWLEDGE AND CONFIDENCE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 263

CARING FOR PATIENTS ACROSS TRANSITIONS FROM ACUTE TO SUB-ACUTE CARE: AN INNOVATIVE HOSPITALIST STAFFING MODEL

Background: Care transitions between hospitals, nursing homes, and home are a vulnerable time for patients.  Given the increasing elderly population and the shortage of primary care physicians with training in geriatrics or nursing home care, [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:50:50+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on CARING FOR PATIENTS ACROSS TRANSITIONS FROM ACUTE TO SUB-ACUTE CARE: AN INNOVATIVE HOSPITALIST STAFFING MODEL

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EFFECTIVENESS OF SIESTA (SLEEP FOR INPATIENTS: EMPOWERING STAFF TO ACT) ON OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE SLEEP DISRUPTIONS

Background: Due to the importance of rest for inpatients, the American Academy of Nursing recommends preserving patient sleep by reducing unnecessary nocturnal care as part of their Choosing Wisely® campaign. Prior sleep-promotion interventions often fail due [...]

By | 2017-04-20T14:25:40+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Plenary Presentations, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on EFFECTIVENESS OF SIESTA (SLEEP FOR INPATIENTS: EMPOWERING STAFF TO ACT) ON OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE SLEEP DISRUPTIONS

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EFFECTIVENESS OF A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTORY BEDSIDE ULTRASOUND COURSE WITH PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT AT A LARGE TERTIARY CARE MEDICAL CENTER

Background: A growing body of evidence supports the use of point of care ultrasound increasingly as augmentation of the physical exam and clinical decision making. The literature also supports that trainees, both medical students and [...]

By | 2017-05-05T19:02:20+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Oral Presentations|Comments Off on EFFECTIVENESS OF A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTORY BEDSIDE ULTRASOUND COURSE WITH PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT AT A LARGE TERTIARY CARE MEDICAL CENTER

HM2016 Abstract Number: 245

Pocket Card Education Effect on Physicians for Patient Vaccination with the Zoster and Tdap/td Vaccines

Background: Adult patient populations are not effectively vaccinated in United States, which contributes to increased rates of hospitalization, cost of medical care and disease complications. Though physicians' understanding of vaccination measures should be comprehensive, many [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Pocket Card Education Effect on Physicians for Patient Vaccination with the Zoster and Tdap/td Vaccines

HM2016 Abstract Number: 166

Hospital Horror Story: Situational Awareness to Assess Interns’ Recognition of Safety and Low-Value Hospital Hazards

Background:  While many institutions train housestaff to mitigate hospital hazards, few have exploited the crucial concept of situational awareness (i.e. mindfulness of the patient environment) to teach patient safety. One method to promote situational awareness [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Innovations Abstracts, Patient Safety|Comments Off on Hospital Horror Story: Situational Awareness to Assess Interns’ Recognition of Safety and Low-Value Hospital Hazards

HM2016 Abstract Number: 161

Life After Death: Integrating Patient Safety and Evidence-Based Medicine Into Your Morbidity and Mortality Conference

Background: Morbidity and Mortality (M&M) Conference is a traditional forum that provides residents with an opportunity to discuss medical errors, adverse events and near misses. Conventionally, most of the allotted time is spent on case [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Innovations Abstracts, Patient Safety|Comments Off on Life After Death: Integrating Patient Safety and Evidence-Based Medicine Into Your Morbidity and Mortality Conference

HM2016 Abstract Number: 49

An Innovative Educational Program for Hospital-Based Nurse Practitioners

Background: The transition of an experienced Registered Nurse into a novice hospital-based Nurse Practitioner (NP) is frequently met with trepidation. The novice NP is often uncertain if s/he possesses the level of clinical competency and [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Education, Innovations Abstracts|Comments Off on An Innovative Educational Program for Hospital-Based Nurse Practitioners

HM2016 Abstract Number: 39

Re-Booting Faculty Development: Implementing a “Faculty Boot Camp” to Orient New Faculty to Academic Hospital Medicine

Background: Early career faculty often face challenges in setting personal and professional expectations, identifying effective mentorship, and quickly learning foundational skills in academic hospital medicine. We developed a "Faculty Boot Camp" to better orient new [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Education, Innovations Abstracts|Comments Off on Re-Booting Faculty Development: Implementing a “Faculty Boot Camp” to Orient New Faculty to Academic Hospital Medicine

HM2016 Abstract Number: 25

A New “Model”: Simulator-Based Faculty Procedure Training & Privileging

Background: Simulation-based procedural training has been shown to improve provider competency and confidence in number of medical specialties, including hospital medicine. To the present, simulation training has largely focused on medical students and residents. Attending [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Education, Innovations Abstracts|Comments Off on A New “Model”: Simulator-Based Faculty Procedure Training & Privileging

HM2016 Abstract Number: 13

Got Sdm?: A Multimodal Intervention to Improve Shared Decision-Making During Inpatient Rounds on Medicine and Pediatric Services

Background: Shared decision-making (SDM) has been shown to be an important tool for improving patient engagement and health care outcomes. Despite the demonstrated value of SDM across disciplines, little is known about how to increase [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Communication, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Got Sdm?: A Multimodal Intervention to Improve Shared Decision-Making During Inpatient Rounds on Medicine and Pediatric Services