At the conclusion of the activity, learners will be able to:
1) identify issues that may be impacted by a physician who may be impacted by age
2) develop some strategies and ideas to assist and protect patients
3) understand the risks and/or obligations when practicing with an aging physician
Professional practice gap to be addressed: Acknowledging the difficulty in speaking with a peer about a sensitive subject that clearly affects patient care issues and risk management.
Target audience: Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, health care administrators