250704 Giving and receiving thanks for patient- and family-centered care

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 4:30 PM

Christine O'Meara, MA, MPH , Center for Patient- and Family-Centered Care, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA
Patient- and Family-Centered Care (PFCC) is a critical strategy to improving health care quality and safety. Unscripted and in their own words, patients and their family members in an inpatient surgical oncology unit at Georgia Health Sciences University - MCGHealth adult hospital, share meaningful experiences and perspectives about being treated with dignity and respect, having access to care providers and information, and what it means to partner with their caregivers three core concepts of PFCC. But the practice of patient- and family-centered care extends beyond the hospital bed and spills out into the corridors and into the lives of patients, their families, and staff.

Learning Areas:
Provision of health care to the public

Learning Objectives:
As a result of watching this video, leaners will be able to identify at least two core principles of patient- and family-centered care.

Keywords: Patient Perspective, Quality of Care

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked in the field of patient- and family-centered care for 3.5 years and filmed and produced this PFCC-oriented educational video.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.