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February 16, 2021 Defining Best Practices for Interhospital Transfers

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Informed Consent Prior to Surgery: It’s Not Just About Signing a Form

  • March 6, 2017

A Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) workshop project titled “PERCS: Aligning Family-Team Expectations During Surgical Consent” was developed by the Institute of Professionalism and Ethical Practice (IPEP) and co-funded by CRICO. 


The project works to enhance the relational and communication skills of clinicians, with a focus on improving the patient care experience and included the participation of surgeons and nurse practitioners in the BCH departments of General Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Urology.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Cohen-Bearak A. Informed Consent Prior to Surgery: It's Not Just About Signing a FormThe Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice (IPEP). March 6, 2017.