Decision Making in Healthcare

Venue: Aboard Cunard\'s Queen Mary 2

Location: Departing New York, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: Jul 01, 2013 / 5:00 pm - (EST) End Date/Time: Jul 06, 2013 / 4:30 am - (EST)
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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ 14 Contact Hours Course Fee: Physicians - $695 All Others - $450 Plus the cost of the cruise Target Audience Physicians, Psychologists, Nurses, Behavioral Counselors Program Purpose / Objectives The purpose of this CME activity is to explore the relationship between psychology and medical practice. Objectives: Following attendance at this educational activity, participants should be able to: 1. Explain the difference between maximizers and “satisfiers” 2. Discuss how patient expectations influence outcomes of both placebo and active treatment 3. Explain how bias can affect patient outcomes 4. List mechanisms by which expectations can affect outcomes 5. Explain why experience matters in good decision making 6. Outline the concepts of anchoring and insufficient adjustment as related to diagnosis 7. Assess reasons why your judgment might be wrong to prevent errors 8. Explain why projection bias has implications for end-of-life care 9. List the three main categories of diagnostic errors 10. Review wellness strategies for healthcare providers Conference Sessions generally take place during the days at sea (as cruise itinerary allows) to avoid conflicts with Ports of Call or evening entertainment.


Cruising Canada/New England
New York
United States