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The Ethics of Workarounds in Health Care - Nancy Berlinger

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When: Thursday, February 20, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg Pavilion, 3rd floor, conference room A, 251 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: FREE

Contact: Myria Knox   (312) 503-7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings, Grand Rounds


The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics co-sponsored with NMH Medical Ethics Grand Rounds and Patient Safety Grand Rounds


A Lecture With

Nancy Berlinger, PhD
Research Scholar
The Hastings Center

The Ethics of Workarounds in Health Care

The learning objectives of this lecture are:

1.     Define workarounds and identify common clinical situations that trigger workaround behaviors

2.     Describe the ethical dimensions of workaround behaviors in the context of clinical work and health care organizations

3.     Identify ways for health care systems to support clinical work and reduce problematic uses of workarounds


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