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OSE_1309_part1_Layout 1 9/6/13 12:30 PM Page 3 Announcing A Special Pre-Conference Session "The Disruptive Physician Workshop" TUESDAY, OCT. 22 - WEDNESDAY, OCT 23 (2-Day Workshop) Presented by Kent Neff, MD, APA Portland, Ore. TUESDAY - PART I 1:00 pm – 5:15 pm 2:30 pm–2:45 pm ...........Refreshment Break WEDNESDAY - PART II 7:30 am - 11:30 am 10:00 am–10:15 am........Refreshment Break $239 per person (before Aug 23) The scissor-throwing, drape-ripping $279 per person (after Aug 23) surgeon who inspired an entire OR staff to sign a "Work Refusal Petition." The vascular surgeon who reached across the table to grab a nurse's breasts. The physician who impaled an OR nurse's arm with a surgical stapler. The orthopod who threatened an OR team member with a drill. They're everywhere, and if you haven't had to face off with a disruptive surgeon yet, you almost certainly will. Learn how to do it successfully from the nation's foremost expert at "The Disruptive Physician Workshop," an OR Excellence pre-conference workshop led by the nation's foremost expert on troubled surgeons. Meet Kent Neff, MD, the Portland, Ore. psychiatrist who has treated impaired physicians his entire career, helping facilities confront their behavior, taking them out of practice, and getting many of them back into practice as model citizens and productive surgeons. Through this eight-hour session you'll learn: • The patient safety, liability, business and cultural impacts of disruptive physician behavior and why it must be confronted directly • The backgrounds and special educational environments that cause abnormal socialization of physicians • How to identify disruptive surgeons before their behavior causes a crisis • Proven intervention techniques—what works and what doesn't • Identifying and managing the alcoholic/drug-addicted practitioner • Case studies (please bring your own as well; they'll be presented anonymously) • Obstacles in implementation back home Approved for 8 CME credits (see CME statement on page 6 of the syllabus included with this issue) 5th Annual OR Excellence Conference and Exhibits Red Rock Resort & Spa | Las Vegas, Nevada | October 23-25, 2013 www.orexcellence.com | 888-YOUR ORX (888-968-7679)

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