American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: PS130
Title: Improving Quality and Outcomes through Interprofessional Teams
Date and Time of Session: Monday, October 23: 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Description: The current model of surgical care delivery continues evolving from multi-disciplinary to inter-disciplinary, team-based care. This ever-changing healthcare environment focuses on patient-centered care delivered through interprofessional collaboration. Highly functioning teams, including a broad continuum of healthcare professionals, are necessary to deliver safe, high-quality, affordable care. Based upon principles and practice of Interprofessional Education, this panel will focus on developing effective teams and team-based care with practical skills needed to build teams, plan projects, expand delivery models and manage institutional culture changes. Emphasis will be highlighting key skills in leadership development, team management and interprofessional collegiality using effective communication, emotional intelligence and team-building to incorporate standardized quality measures and clinical guidelines (best practices) improving safety and outcomes minimizing risk and errors.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
Trauma / Critical Care (TRA), Health Policy: Practice Management / Reimbursement / Liability Issues (HP), Education / Outcomes & Safety (EDU)
Credit to Address Regulatory Mandates:
Patient safety, Risk Management
Sponsored By:
Committee on Interprofessional Education and Practice
Program Participants:
Scott F. Gallagher, MD, FACS
Edward M. Barksdale, MD, FACS
Speaker Introduction and Overview
Scott F. Gallagher, MD, FACS
Speaker Building Small Interprofessional Teams
Scott F. Gallagher, MD, FACS
Speaker Non-technical Skills (NOTECHS) for Surgical Teams
Speaker Divisions, Departments and Research: Improving Patient Care and Outcomes with Large Teams
Timothy M. Pawlik, MD, MPH, PhD, FACS