Building a Culture of Patient Safety Through Simulation: An Interprofessional Learning Model.
Gallo K, Smith LG, eds. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company; 2015. ISBN: 9780826169068.
Simulation training has been explored as a strategy to enhance decision making, teamwork, and communication skills in health care. This book reviews one health system's experience developing a simulation center that engaged nurses, doctors, and related health professionals in interprofessionaleducation to improve patient safety and includes case studies to illustrate the value of the approach. A past AHRQ WebM&M interview with Dr. David Gaba discussed simulation as an educational approach.
Using an objective structured clinical examination to test adherence to Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal–associated behaviors.
Pernar LIM, Shaw TJ, Pozner CN, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012;38:414-418.
Can medical students identify a potentially serious acetaminophen dosing error in a simulated encounter? A case control study.
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