Linda Althouse on MOCA 2.0
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Linda Althouse on MOCA 2.0

Linda Althouse, VP of Psychometrics & Testing at the American Board of Pediatrics (ABPeds), explains why ABPeds chose to redesign their MOC program based on the American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA) MOCA 2.0 model.

Dr. Ann Harman on MOCA 2.0
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Dr. Ann Harman on MOCA 2.0

Dr. Ann Harman, Chief Assessment Officer of the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA), describes their newly redesigned MOC program--MOCA 2.0--and the way its innovations in assessment will benefit participants.

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.