MLA's Educational Webcast
Partnering to Prevent Diagnostic Error: Librarians on the Inside Track
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m., central time
The goal of this program is to raise awareness and encourage participation
by medical librarians in diagnostic error (Dx) prevention and mitigation.
- Explain what Dx error is, that it's a subset of patient safety and an exceedingly
- Outline several roles, including collaborative roles, for librarians in
Dx error prevention from solo to larger medical libraries
- Outline a range of activities for medical librarians to employ in their
institutions to collaborate on Dx error awareness and reduction
- Reinforce the unique position of frontline librarians in their institutions
to participate and collaborate with clinicians addressing Dx
For more information, contact Debra
Cavanaugh, firstname.lastname@example.org, 312.419.9094 x32.