Turner White CommunicationsAbout TWCSubscribeContact TWCHomeSearch
Hospital PhysicianJCOMSMPBRMsCart
SMP Main Page
Archive
Editorial Board
Information for Authors
Author Form

Reprints, Permissions, & Copyright
Site Map
 



Semin Med Pract 
2002 Mar;5(1):12-19
The near miss resident conference: understanding the barriers to confronting medical errors
Sorokin R, Claves JL, Kane GC, Gottlieb JE

One Institute of Medicine recommendation for improving patient safety is to establish an institutional culture that encourages members of an organization to work together to identify and learn from medical errors. Motivated by this recommendation, faculty at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital created a morning report conference to provide residents an opportunity to discuss near miss events in a blame-free environment focused on learning from errors. The authors describe the barriers encountered and lessons learned in implementing a monthly near miss conference, as well as the essential criteria for establishing a near miss conference as an effective educational tool.

Journal Article

Free Download

Search the Turner White index to find abstracts of articles published in SMP.

Back to previous page



Top

Hospital Physician     JCOM     Seminars in Medical Practice
Hospital Physician Board Review Manuals
About TWC    Subscribe    Contact TWC    Home    Search   Site Map

Copyright © 2014, Turner White Communications
Updated 9/01/09 • nvf