Support following An Adverse Event at VUMC

Adverse Event/Unexpected Outcome Support - When there has been an adverse patient care event:

  • Contact Risk Management at 615-936-0660 VUMC or contact through the operator. They will assess, advise, and advocate throughout the process.
  • Call Work/Life Connections-EAP Office 615-936-1327 to arrange psychological support for teams and individuals providing an opportunity to process the emotional impact of an event.
  • Utilize Peer Support in work areas where there are trained teams.