Diagnostic Reasoning at the Bedside: What and How

Today's Innovations in Medical Education (TIME) Diagnostic Reasoning at the Bedside: What and How Tuesday, December 19 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center Baldwin Auditorium 303 E. Superior St. Chicago, Illinois Georges Bordage MD, MSc, PhD Professor, Department of Medical Education The University of Illinois at Chicago Learning Objectives At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to: 1. Focus their attention on five elements of the diagnostic reasoning of students and residents at the bedside: pattern recognition, problem representation, discriminating findings, justification and expressing an uncertainty. 2. Elicit these elements using SNAPPS (summarize findings, narrow the differential, analyze the differential, probe preceptor, plan management, select an issue for self-study). 3. Follow-up using an educational prescription. Credit Designation Statement Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Disclosure Statement Dr. Georges Bordage has nothing to disclose. Course director, Dr. Walter Eppich, has nothing to disclose. The Feinberg School of Medicine's Continuing Medical Education leadership and staff have nothing to disclose. Accreditation Statement The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.