This energetic talk starts with discussing the importance of Human Factors in Acute Care Medicine, and then pivots to how these ideas can be applied to understanding burnout, resilience, coping and practical aspects of culture change in medicine. These ideas are all presented within the context of the COVID pandemic.
By the end of this lecture, the attendee will be able to:
- Review the importance and key aspects of Human Factors in acute care medicine.
- Understand the importance of burnout and resilience and how solutions can be divided into me/you/us (i.e. an individual/team and organisational level).
- Discuss culture change and how you can influence it.
This lecture is equal to 1 CE Contact Hour, 1 CPD Point, and 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Additional CME Info
Release Date: February 1, 2020, Termination Date: January 31, 2023
Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of EB Medicine and Continulus. EB Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: EB Medicine designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per lecture. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Commercial Support: This activity received no commercial support.
Earning Credit: In order to earn CME credit, the participant must take the pre-test, listen to the lecture, take the CME post-test, and complete the post-test evaluation.
Duration 1 hour(s).
Professor Peter Brindley
MD, FRCPC, FRCP
Peter Brindley is a full-time Critical Care Physician at the University of Alberta Hospital, Canada and Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Anaesthesiology, and Medical Ethics. He has 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 30 book chapters, over 70 lesser manuscripts and one textbook focusing on resuscitation; crisis management; human factors; and improving teamwork & communication.
He was a founding member of the Canadian Resuscitation Institute; former Medical-Lead for Simulation, and prior Education Lead for Surgery, Anaesthesia and Critical Care at the University of Alberta. He is on the Board for the Canadian Critical Care Society, and the organising committee for five major conferences. He has delivered over 400 invited presentations in ten countries, and over 50 plenaries.
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