This 4 module activity will teach emergency medicine residents the ideas around patient safety initiatives followed by a review of best practices to reduce risk to EM practitioners.
The modules will be split as follows:
1. Review of patient safety ideology and its implications in daily EM practice
2. Where do errors happen, where can they be avoided and which practices reduce the impact from error to physicians and patients?
3. Quality Improvement (M and M) philosophy and analysis of what can go wrong when a lawsuit is initiated
4. Best physician practices for risk and harm reduction