Fostering a Shared Mental Model to Improve Sepsis Team Dynamics

Fostering a Shared Mental Model to Improve Sepsis Team Dynamics

April 14, 2022

On Demand


  • Written By:
    Elliot Melendez, MD
    Chief, Pediatric Critical Care, Connecticut Children’s
  • Written By:
    Anthony Sochet, MD, MHS
    Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

About This Event

Effective interdisciplinary communication is essential for improving patient outcomes yet remains a challenge in complex healthcare systems. Shared mental models empower teams to create common goals, make informed decisions, and provide optimal care. Presenters will describe the development and benefits of a standardized mental model framework and apply this to improving pediatric sepsis recognition and timely resuscitation.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the benefits of utilizing a shared mental model framework in the clinical setting.
  • Identify factors that facilitate congruent shared mental models among health care teams.
  • Discuss strategies to successfully implement a shared mental model framework.
  • Recognize the importance of utilizing a shared mental model framework to improve pediatric sepsis outcomes.

View on Demand


Contact Us

For more information, connect with us.

(202) 753-5332

Related Content

Workforce Optimization Using PROSPECT Data

Seattle Children’s equips leaders to be good financial stewards to reduce costs.

Feb. 23, 2024

Everything You Need to Know About CHGME

An overview of the Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program, which is devoted to training pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

Feb. 22, 2024

The New Workforce Problem

Unsustainable labor costs are driving solutions as children’s hospitals try to maintain pre-pandemic staffing levels.

Feb. 09, 2024