Session ID: 
281

Physician Suicide and Clinician Engagement Tools

9:00pm - 10:00pm Thursday, March 8
Las Vegas - Venetian Convention Center
Palazzo L

Description

The more highly engaged Physicians and Clinicians are the key to good patient outcomes. However, the more engaged physicians are the more vulnerable to stress physicians are. Highly engaged Physicians and Clinicians without support and coping tools are at a higher risk of death by suicide. Clinician engagement tools specific to their engagement profile improve patient and clinician outcomes. This speaker lost her husband to suicide after the birth of their third child and before the beginning of his residency in Pathology. This session will describe Clinician engagement tools that were developed to address behavioral health.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify the four types of patient engagement profiles and how they relate to clinicians
  • Describe five risk factors for physician suicide
  • Identify at least two actionable steps their organization can take to reduce physician suicide risk
  • Recognize the connection between patient engagement and provider engagement and how it relates to emotional distress
  • Discuss the financial impacts of physician suicide

Speaker(s): 

Healthcare Editor,
Healthcarescene
Continuing Education Credits: 
CAHIMS
1.00
CME
1.00
CNE
1.00
CPHIMS
1.00

Audience: 

Clinical Informaticists
Nurse, CNO, CNIO
Physician, CMO, CMIO

Level: 

Advanced