A Proactive Approach to Supervising Residents Improves Patient Safety

Presenter: Franklin J. Medio, PhD

Recorded: May, 2016

Webinar Description:
The Traditional reactive method of supervising residents often results in less than optimal learning and causes unnecessary harm to the patients. Utilizing teaching and supervision strategies proactively can reduce mistakes and minimize or eliminate patient injuries.

Webinar Objectives:

  1. Describe the limitations and problems of the traditional reactive approach to faculty supervision.

2.  Explain the Five-Step Learning Curve and how to use it for assessing a resident’s learning needs and determining the appropriate level of supervision.

3. Describe a proactive approach to faculty supervision that evaluates resident competence & ensures safe patient care.