Anesthesia Grand Rounds: “Impaired Providers Now it is a Patient Safety Issue: What Works and What Does Not”

Monday, March 20, 2017

6:45 am

Li Ka Shing Center 101 Map

Sponsored by:
Department of Anesthesiology


Michael G. Fitzsimons, M.D., FCCP

Director, Division of Cardiac Anesthesia

Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital

Global Learning Objective(s):

  • Compare current practice with best evidence and guidelines to identify areas for improvement.
  • Critically analyze emerging data from clinical research and latest guidelines to formulate best practice models for patient care. 

Session Learning Objective(s):

  • Define the incidence of substance use disorders (SUD) among anesthetists and others healthcare providers
  • Discuss the impact of substance abuse on individuals, family, society with other healthcare providers
  • Discuss the literature on efforts to reduce substance abuse including surveillance, control, and education with colleagues, trainees, and administrators
  • Debate the benefits and risks of urine drug screening as a means to reduce substance abuse.
  • Summarize current data on the impact of urine drug screening in a single institution.
Monday, March 20, 2017
6:45 am – 7:45 am
Li Ka Shing Center 101 Map

Lecture / Reading Science 

General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends, Members