About the Event
Join us for the next installment of Ophthalmology Continuing Medical Education Series featuring Ellis M. Arjmand, M.D., Ph.D., presenting “Thinking About Thinking: Understanding Cognitive Bias and Medical Error.” Arjmand is surgeon-in-chief at Children’s Hospital New Orleans.
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By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:
- Describe the principles of cognitive bias in decision making;
- Integrate the common forms of cognitive bias;
- Identify the impact of cognitive bias in cases of medical error;
- Develop mitigation strategies to improve decision quality.
- Primary: Physicians in ophthalmology
- Secondary: Any discipline physicians and physician extenders
This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:
- ACGME: Patient care; interpersonal and communication skills; professionalism; medical knowledge; practice-based learning and improvement; systems-based practice.
- IOM: Patient-centered care; work with interdisciplinary teams; use evidence-based practice; apply QI; use informatics.
- IECC: Interprofessional teamwork and team-based practice; interprofessional communication; roles and responsibilities.
Arjmand does not have relevant financial relationships to disclose related to the educational content of this presentation.
The Ophthalmology Department Grand Rounds planning committee members are Jane Edmond, M.D.; John Shore, M.D.; Randy Shepard; and Nicole Groote. The committee members do not have relevant financial relationships to disclose related to the content of this series.
This course has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.