1) Read Article
Read the The Art of Constructive Worrying
GOAL: Explore the idea of aftermath of medical error on an individual provider in terms of both sentinel events and smaller daily “mistakes.” Consider how to channel this distress into productive outlets, for example, through constructive worrying.
Context and Instructions: Read article to begin to appreciate the effect medical errors can have on providers and get introduced to a way of thinking of how to support ourselves and colleagues who experience the aftermath of a medical error.
2) Read Article
Read Debriefing for clinical learning
GOAL: Gain more familiarity with tool of debriefing especially as it might pertain to the aftermath of an adverse clinical event.
Context and Instructions: Read article to learn about the definition of debriefing, the components of debriefing, and special considerations.
1) Read Article
Read The Emotional Impact of Errors on Practicing Physicians in the United States and Canada
GOAL: Have access to primary data on the emotional impact of errors on providers.
Context and Instructions: Review a survey completed by 3,171 of the 4,990 eligible physicians in internal medicine, pediatrics, family medicine, and surgery (64% response rate) on the emotional impact of errors on practicing physicians.
2) IHI Online Module
IHI Online Open School Modules – http://app.ihi.org/lms/home.aspx
GOAL: Recognize approaches to responding to an adverse event and the impact of adverse events on caregivers.
Context and Instruction: This supplementary activity will offer further context on the patient apology, responding to an adverse event, and the impact of adverse events on caregivers as the second victim.