Patient Safety in Psychiatry: Strategies to Improve Systems and Practices is organized by Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) and will be held from Feb 28, 2018 - Feb 28, 2019.
The target audience for this medical event is psychiatrists, primary care clinicians, nurses, and other specialists involved in the care of patients with psychiatric disorders. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Conference Objectives are : -
After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
• Describe approaches to effectively manage aggression or violence in patients with psychiatric disorders.
• Outline factors predictive of suicide and steps that should be taken to decrease the risk of suicide among patients with psychiatric disorders.
• Explain factors contributing to elopement among psychiatric inpatients and how to implement changes aimed at preventing these events.
• Discuss the causes and characteristics of medication errors in the care of patients with psychiatric disorders and identify potential solutions.
• Apply the principles of handoffs and transitions designed to minimize disruptions in the care of patients with psychiatric disorders to reduce the risk of inappropriate treatment.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Patient and Family Centered Care, Psychiatry