After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. List three risk factors for cervical vascular injury in pediatric blunt neck trauma.
2. List three different types of cognitive bias.
3. Give an example of how 'base rate neglect' cognitive bias can lead to patient harm.
4. Determine the difference between paternalistic, informed and shared decision making.


Kimball Prentiss, MD*
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
UMASS - Baystate

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.    

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.


Session date: 
07/28/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am EDT
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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