Reducing vulnerability to medical error

Hynes, Helen and Smith, Simon and Henn, Pat and Gaffney, Robert (2011) Reducing vulnerability to medical error. [Conference Proceedings]

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Abstract

The World Health Organisation with the publication of a patient safety curricular guide has challenged medical educators to innovate. The patient safety simulated ward at UCC medical school provides a series of clinical scenarios reflecting commonly encountered antecedents to medical error. The simulated ward provides a low risk setting in which to demonstrate competence, reflection and consolidate learning. Students rate the experience positively, noting the learning afforded by this exposure to autonomous clinical practice.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Depositing User: National Forum
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2015 19:49
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2015 21:35
URI: http://eprints.teachingandlearning.ie/id/eprint/2583

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