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An Interprofessional Team Intervention to Improve Communication with Families of Seriously Ill Child

Objectives and Disclosures

Participants will be able to:

  1. Outline some interventions and recommendations to improve communication with families of children with chronic critical illness.
  2. Evaluate the evidence base for interprofessional team training to achieve improved patient/family outcomes.
  3. Interpret the acceptability, feasibility and impact of an interprofessional team intervention to improve family meetings in the cardiac intensive care unit.

Seattle Children’s CME Planners and today’s speaker disclose they have no relevant financial relationships.


Jennifer K. Walter, MD, PhD, MS
Associate Professor, Pediatrics/Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Director, Department of Medical Ethics, Attending Physician, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia



Seattle Children’s is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association CME Accreditation Committee to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Seattle Children’s designates this online educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 1 hour of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

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