Use of Self-directed Module Improves Patient Handovers
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Use of Self-directed Module Improves Patient Handovers

Whether a patient is being transferred from the Emergency Department to a medical floor or from the Operating Room to the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, patient handovers are key. The clinical information provided in handovers contributes to continuity of care, patient safety, and a reduction in clinical errors. However, multiple regulatory groups and professional organizations have identified significant shortcomings in handovers.

Linda Caples on the ABMS Portfolio Program
MOC Stories

Linda Caples on the ABMS Portfolio Program

Linda Caples, Director of the Medical College of Wisconsin Office of Continuing & Professional Education, talks about the ABMS Portfolio Program being “a tremendous asset” to the college.

Dr. Iahn Gonsenhauser on the ABMS Portfolio Program
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Dr. Iahn Gonsenhauser on the ABMS Portfolio Program

Dr. Iahn Gonsenhauser, from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and a participant in the ABMS Visiting Scholars Program, talks about how the ABMS Portfolio Program aids in figuring out how to provide patients the best care.

Dr. Carla Pugh on the ABMS Portfolio Program
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Dr. Carla Pugh on the ABMS Portfolio Program

Dr. Carla Pugh, a professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, talks about how the ABMS Portfolio Program brings physicians together and facilitates lifelong learning.