After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Define ‘situated cognition’ in the context of clinical reasoning

2. Describe the importance of effective team collaboration during the diagnostic process

3. Discuss the roles of the members of the modern ‘diagnostic team’

4. Identify barriers to effective diagnostic teamwork

5. Discuss teaching methods to improve team members’ ability to collaborate as members of the diagnostic team


Harry Hoar, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Medical Center 

Cinnamon Desgres, RN, MSN,C
Clinical Informatics Education Team Lead
Baystate Medical Center 

Kristy Parker, RN
Assistant Nurse Manager
Baystate Medical Center 

Nelson Toussaint
Tamarac, LLC 

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.

Mr. Toussaint is a consultant for Tamarac, LLC.

None of the other 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: 
03/04/2021 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm EST
Baystate Medical Center
Webinar Via Zoom
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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