The Doctor’s Advocate | Third Quarter 2018
New CME Courses Address Distracted Practice Concerns
The functionality built into personal electronic devices makes it difficult to set them aside, even when providing patient care. However, the distractions they cause can injure patients—and the risk is avoidable.
Our new CME courses, How Healthcare Leaders Can Reduce Risks of Distracted Practice in Their Organization and What Clinicians Need to Know to Reduce Risks from Distracted Practice, address addiction to personal electronic devices and provide strategies that individuals and organizations can use to minimize the patient safety risks associated with distractions from these devices.
Find these courses and explore our extensive catalog of complimentary CME and CE activities at thedoctors.com/cme.
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