Strategies for Managing Physician Health and Disruptive Conduct_Jan 2021_Enduring

Target Audience

This course was designed for hospital administrators, physicians and clinicians who need to be better informed about how to manage and possibly improve their overall performance.

 

Suggested Additional Reading

  1. Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert 40, July 9, 2008, https://www.jointcommission.org/resources/patient-safety-topics/sentinel-event/sentinel-event-alert-newsletters/sentinel-event-alert-issue-40-behaviors-that-undermine-a-culture-of-safety/
  2. Disruptive and Unprofessional Behavior, Patient Safety Primer, a publication of the Patient Safety Network (PS Net) of the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ), (last updated September 7, 2019), https://psnet.ahrq.gov/primer/disruptive-and-unprofessional-behavior
  3. Doctors with Disability Reflect on Challenges, ACP Internist, February 2020, https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/02/doctors-with-disability-reflect-on-challenges.htm
  4. Applying Performance and Conduct Standards to Employees with Disabilities, EEOC Guidance, September 3, 2008, https://www.eeoc.gov/laws/guidance/applying-performance-and-conduct-standards-employees-disabilities

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this program, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify unprofessional practitioner conduct and implement proven techniques to confront and managing such conduct methodically and in a manner that both reduces legal risks and increases the possibility of practitioner compliance
  • Develop practical, lawful, non-discriminatory processes for recruiting, hiring, credentialing, peer reviewing, and providing collegial assistance to physicians with health issues
  • Identify and resolve conflicts of interest that can interfere with fair review.
  • Effectively plan and execute a collegial meeting with a practitioner to discuss concerns about conduct, obtain the practitioner’s input, and establish expectations for future conduct
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/27/2021
Course expires: 
01/28/2023
Horty Springer
United States

LeeAnne Mitchell, JD — Partner with the law firm of Horty, Springer & Mattern, P.C.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

 

Rachel Remaley, JD — Partner with the law firm of Horty, Springer & Mattern, P.C.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

 

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of  6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

 

 

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 Attendance
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