OVERVIEW

Missed and delayed diagnoses occur with relative frequency and
pose a substantial threat to patient safety. Suggested strategies to
improve diagnostic accuracy include active reflection through
collaboration with other providers and use of a diagnostic reminder
system (DRS). However, these strategies are not well studied in either Physician Assistant (PA) or medical education.

The purpose of this study was to compare the impact of two different forms of reflection on PA student diagnostic accuracy during a series of standardized patient (SP) cases; use of Isabel PRO (a web-based DRS) and discussion with a resident physician (inter professional collaboration)

 

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Jim Carlson, PhD, PA-C; John Tomkowiak, MD MOL; Jeanette Morrison, MD; Wendy Rheault, PhD, DPT
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

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