Disruptive activity by practitioners in the hospital takes many forms. When it happens, it is important that the hospital and/or the medical staff take appropriate steps to see that it does not affect patient care or disrupt operations.
Why you should Attend:
Hospital executives, medical staff officers, peer review committee
members, and support staff should attend to learn how to deal
effectively with the disruptive practitioner.
You will also
learn how to prepare for the day when it becomes necessary to terminate
such a practitioner's privileges and medical staff membership.
will also gain an understanding of how to develop provisions in the
medical staff bylaws to deal with the disruptive practitioner and how to
develop a clear and concise policy regarding disruptive behavior.
will discuss the elements of an effective policy and the actions that
should be taken to develop progressive discipline and/or sanctions that
should be taken before taking action under the corrective action
It is very important to demonstrate that this
disruptive behavior is a continuing problem; therefore, appropriate
documentation is imperative. You will discover how to create a record of
this continuing problem and the efforts taken by the organization to
combat the problem.
Areas Covered in the Session:
- Disruptive Practitioner Policies
- Corrective Action Procedures
- What Constitutes Disruptive Behavior
the Hospital and/or the Medical Staff should take to See that the
Disruptive Activity does not Affect Patient Care or Disrupt Operations
Who Will Benefit:
- Hospital Executives
- Medical Staff Officers
- Physicians who serve on Peer Review Committees
- Medical Support Staff
- Attorneys Representing Medical Staffs