Applying Choosing Wisely® Recommendations with Chronic Urticaria Patients
In this course, you will encounter a virtual patient with chronic urticaria, a condition you may often see. You will diagnose and treat the patient in various scenarios that highlight differences in patient outcomes and incurred costs. Throughout the simulation, you will receive feedback guided by the Choosing Wisely recommendation about the diagnostic testing you choose for a chronic urticaria patient and the way you communicate those decisions. The Choosing Wisely recommendation will be presented in detail alongside communication models and guidance for developing your own communication strategy.
- Allied Health Professionals
Apply completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Apply the Choosing Wisely recommendation: Don’t routinely do diagnostic testing in patients with chronic urticaria in a simulated patient
- Develop an effective communication strategy to discuss medical necessity and cost of testing in patients with chronic urticaria
Kristin Sokol, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, MA
Relevant relationships: None
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