E-05 The CMPA: Improving handover communication
Tuesday November 27, 2018 from 11:40 to 12:40
Outremont 7
Presenter

Janet Nuth, Canada

Physician Advisor

CMPA

CMPA

Overview

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Improving handover communication will be discussed including best practices from the literature and messages from CMPA files.​I

Objectives

By the end of this session participants will be able to:

  • describe how poorly performed handovers can impact patient safety and increase medical-legal risk
  • identify 5 strategies to improve handover communication
  • develop an action plan to improve patient safety when handing over patients to colleagues

Lectures by Janet Nuth

When Session Talk Title Room
Tue-27
08:30 - 10:05
Plenary - 3 Documentation pitfalls when using EMR: Lessons from the CMPA Salle de Bal de Montréal
Tue-27
10:30 - 11:30
Workshops - D The CMPA: Improving handover communication Outremont 7
Tue-27
11:40 - 12:40
Workshops - E The CMPA: Improving handover communication Outremont 7

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