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Thinking about our Thinking: An Exploration of Cognitive Bias and Clinical Reasoning Pitfalls
November 16, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Kathleen Huth, MD, FRCPC
MMSc. Medical Education Candidate, Harvard Medical School
Lecturer, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa
Celeste Royce, MD
Instructor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Upon completion of this workshop, learners will be able to:
- Explain the use of heuristics in the clinical reasoning process, and potential ramifications for patient care.
- Describe common cognitive biases and recognize how they manifest in clinical cases.
- Discuss strategies for improving clinical reasoning skills, with the goal of mitigating medical error.