Project at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus Ohio. Large community hospital with training programs for internal medicine, ob/gyn, surgery and family practice residents. Availability of CME&I.
Mistakes happen: The 2000 institute of medicine report “To err is human” brought issue of patient safety to the forefront and led to initiatives such as the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s “Five Millions Lives” campaign. These ongoing efforts are making an impact, yet there still are, and may always be, medical errors.
National Quality Forum 2006 evidence-based safe practice guide: Following serious unanticipated outcomes, including those that are clearly caused by systems failures, the patient, and as appropriate, the family should receive timely, transparent, and clear communication concerning what is known about the event.
This aims of this project relate to several of the Picker Patient-centered care principles.
Plan to analyze data and distribute. Anticipate continuing simulation each year for new interns.
Teaching Disclosure: A Patient-Centered Simulation Training for the Crucial Conversation Sara Sukalich, MD Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus OH Ohio Health Foundation