Program for Distressed Physicians©
Course Goals
  • Teach new skills in the recognition and expression of emotions that lead to disruptive behavior.  
  • Provide a syllabus of selected readings and resources for the distressed physician.
  • Teach the range of disruptive behaviors.
  • Provide strategies for the prevention of inappropriate behavior.
  • Provide follow-up and support in maintaining behavior changes.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the course based on feedback from the workplace monitoring system.
Learning Objectives
After participating in this CME activity, participants should be able to:
  • Assess personal potential for disruptive behavior
  • Recognize the potential for disruptive behavior in professional settings
  • Avoid circumstances that contribute to disruptive behavior in professional settings