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Preventing Conflicts of Interest

Physician and healthcare institutional conflicts of interest have become a hot topic in recent years – both in public opinion and politics.

Having organizational policies and procedures on conflicts of interest is no longer an inconvenience to have an item. Most healthcare organization's either have them or are developing them. Many organizations are trying to figure out how to train their workforce members in a way that is effective and yet does not require a huge investment in human resources. This multimedia course addresses these needs and provides an easy method to distribute policies and receive electronic signatures from workforce members.

Number of Learners:

Course Outline

  • COI definition, types of COI and situations where it tends to arise
  • Identifying and disclosing COI
  • Money and non-money-related interests
  • Workforce member's responsibility to their organization
  • Variables affecting management strategies
  • Management tips for managing COI
  • Purpose and importance of monitoring COI (includes a useful monitoring checklist)

Target Audience

  • All Management, Staff and Patient Care Providers