NTI

Overcoming Barriers to Patient-Provider Communication in the ICU

Facilitator(s): Richard Hurtig, PhD

Presented by: Voxello

CERP C 0.50
Date 5/22/2018
Time 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM ET
Room Booth 2673
Repeated Sessions
T 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
T 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
T 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
W 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
W 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
W 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
W 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Th 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Th 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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Session Summary

33% of critically-impaired ICU patients are unable to effectively summon help and communicate with their caregivers. Barriers to effective patient-provider communication place patients at an increased risk of experiencing preventable adverse medical events and added stress. Implementing easily adaptable strategies in the ICU allows patients to be active participants in medial decision making and can help reduce preventable adverse events and associated healthcare costs.

Objectives

  • Explain the impact of communication barriers on medical outcomes.
  • Explain the role of ICU specific technologies in overcoming communication barriers.
Topics Healthy Work Environment, Leadership & Career Development
Level Expert
Population Adult
Role Manager, Educator

Facilitator(s)

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