Second Victim Syndrome – PediaCast CME 035

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Drs Jennifer Mitzman and Brandon Kozar visit the PediaCast Studio as we explore the concept of the second victim. Healthcare professionals involved in patient harm often suffer chronic emotional trauma. We shed light on this condition and discuss ways of preventing second victim syndrome and supporting providers as they heal.

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TOPIC
The Second Victim Syndrome

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Jennifer Mitzman
Emergency Medicine
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Brandon Kozar
Clinical Psychologist
Matrix Psychological Services

LINKS
Medically Induced Trauma Support Services
AHRQ’s Patient Safety Culture Survey for Hospitals
Josie King Video: A Patient Perspective
How-to Guide: Get Boards on Board and Other Resources
First, Do No Harm Videos (Partnership for Patient Safety)
From Tears to Transparency: The Lewis Blackman Story

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to medical education and faculty development in pediatric primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists and other healthcare professionals involved in medical education and other academic activities should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Define the second victim and explain why this concept is important for medical professionals.
  2. Identify 3 common triggering events for second victims and describe the emotional, cognitive and behavioral changes that may ensue.
  3. Propose local resources that can prevent, mitigate and support the second victim. Anticipate and plan for barriers to their access.
  4. Determine why stigma surrounds the second victim and assess how healthcare leaders, institutions and colleagues can dampen it.

 

DISCLOSURES
No one in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
May 30, 2018

EXPIRATION DATE
May 30, 2021

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

Please contact the Nationwide Children's CME Office with any questions:
Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Education Department, CME Office
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
614-355-0650

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