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Diagnostic Error Training

Diagnostic error is a significant factor in patient harm and increased medical costs (http://psnet.ahrq.gov/primer.aspx?primerID=12). A free class — on how multidisciplinary teams contribute to the reduction of diagnostic error. Class focus is on evidence-based processes and the impact of librarians.

November 15, 2012
Room LL05 – Health Sciences and Human Services Library
University of Maryland Baltimore
9 am – 4pm

Session content will cover:

  • Team-oriented approaches to understanding the role of information and evidence in the diagnostic process.
  • Case analysis and discussion of bias.
  • Partnering of librarians/informationists with clinical staff to strategize improvements
  • Application of failure analysis techniques to explore system and process improvement.
  • Design of evidence sharing innovations to reduce diagnostic error.
  • Strategies for implementation of proposed projects.

Multi-disciplinary teams from organizations are encouraged to attend. MLA CE credits will be provided.

Register for this class at http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/class_details.html?class_id=505

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