Patient Safety for Educators: Methods for Teaching Future Medical Laboratory Professionals (by ASCLS)

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Stacy Walz, PhD; Karen Golemboski, PhD; Catherine Otto, PhD

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In this online course, the user will define the 6 Institute of Medicine (IOM) quality aims, describe the 5 IOM essential competencies for healthcare professionals, explain how the aims and competencies apply to laboratory practice, and describe methods to teach patient safety in MLS/MLT curricula.

Level of Instruction: Intermediate

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Objectives

  • Define the 6 IOM quality aims.
  • Describe the 5 IOM essential competencies for healthcare professionals.
  • Explain how the aims and competencies apply to laboratory practice.
  • Describe methods to teach patient safety in MLT/MLS curricula.

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Course Outline

  • Introduction
      • Patient Safety from the Institute of Medicine
      • ASCLS Patient Safety Committee
  • Institute of Medicine (IOM) Aims for Improvement
      • IOM Aims
    • AIM #1: SAFE
      • Definition of SAFE
      • The laboratory professional’s role in SAFE healthcare
      • It’s up to me…
    • AIM #2: EFFECTIVE
      • Definition of EFFECTIVE
      • The laboratory professional’s role in EFFECTIVE healthcare
      • It’s up to me…
    • AIM #3: PATIENT-CENTERED
      • Definition of PATIENT-CENTERED
      • The laboratory professional’s role in PATIENT-CENTERED healthcare
      • It’s up to me…
    • AIM #4: TIMELY
      • Definition of TIMELY
      • The laboratory professional’s role in TIMELY healthcare
      • It’s up to me…
    • AIM #5: EFFICIENT
      • Definition of EFFICIENT
      • The laboratory professional’s role in EFFICIENT healthcare
      • It’s up to me…
    • AIM #6: EQUITABLE
      • Definition of EQUITABLE
      • The laboratory professional’s role in EQUITABLE healthcare
      • It’s up to me…
  • Institute of Medicine (IOM) Essential Competencies for Healthcare Practitioners
      • Five Essential Competencies
    • COMPETENCY #1
      • Work in Interdisciplinary Teams
    • COMPETENCY #2
      • Practice Evidence-Based Laboratory Medicine
    • COMPETENCY #3
      • Deliver Patient-Centered Care
    • COMPETENCY #4
      • Use Information Technology
    • COMPETENCY #5
      • Focus Upon Quality Improvement
  • Teaching the IOM Aims
      • Teaching the IOM Aims
    • Lecture & Discussion
      • Method: Lecture & Discussion
    • Performance Tasks (PT)
      • Method: Performance Tasks (a.k.a. Authentic Assignments)
    • Patient & Provider Communication
      • Communication is key in healthcare
      • Method: Simulated Questions
      • Method: Patient Education
    • Case Studies
      • Method: Case Studies
  • Teaching the Essential Competencies
      • Introduction to teaching the essential competencies
    • Evidence-Based Practice
      • Teaching students how to identify & use evidence
    • Quality Improvement
      • Quality improvement ideas for medical laboratory science students
    • Informatics
      • Teaching students how to use information technology
    • Patient-Centered Care
      • Teaching students how to deliver patient-centered care
    • Interdisciplinary Teamwork
      • Team skills development
      • Interprofessional Education (IPE)
      • More ideas for IPE
      • Making IPE happen
  • Conclusion
      • Concluding thoughts
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