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Conquering the Barriers to Making Effective Clinical Decisions (Recorded Webinar)

presented by George Barnes, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

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Financial: George Barnes receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. He also is a speaker for SpeechPathology.com and the Medical SLP Collective. George also is an employee at Select Medical and Hackensack Meridian Health.

Nonfinancial: George Barnes has no competing nonfinancial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Video Runtime: 109 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 19 Minutes

Do you work in healthcare? Do you make decisions? What would you say if you knew a high percentage of those decisions might make your patient worse instead of better? Healthcare practitioners are highly susceptible to biases and heuristics, creating a high risk of errors in decision-making. In fact, healthcare workers may make errors in up to 77% of the decisions they make. This webinar will improve clinicians' ability to examine their own decision-making processes and adopt research-based strategies to improve those processes. At the end of the presentation, these strategies will be examined in a real case study so you can have practical takeaways for your patients.

Meet Your Instructor

George Barnes, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

George Barnes is a board-certified specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders and has developed an expertise in dysphagia management, focusing on diagnostics and clinical decision-making in the medically complex population. George yearns to make education useful, research clinically focused, and quality care accessible. He cofounded a mobile FEES service to expand access to high-quality dysphagia…

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1. We Make Mistakes

This chapter will introduce the issue of errors in decision-making. The impact of these errors will be described.

2. Biases and Heuristics

Biases and heuristics plague our decision-making. Recognizing these cognitive errors and utilizing strategies to combat them is the only way to conquer them.

3. Making Better Decisions

There are many research-based approaches to improving decision-making. In this chapter, several of the most effective approaches are detailed.

4. Case Study

There are many research-based approaches to improving decision-making. In this chapter, several of the most effective approaches are detailed.

5. Question and Answer Session

In this chapter, George Barnes will answer the questions participants asked during the webinar.

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