Using simulation-based training to improve patient safety: what does it take?

  title={Using simulation-based training to improve patient safety: what does it take?},
  author={E. Salas and K. Wilson and C. S. Burke and H. Priest},
  journal={Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety},
  volume={31 7},
  • E. Salas, K. Wilson, +1 author H. Priest
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety
  • BACKGROUND Through simulations health care workers can learn by practicing skills taught and experiencing mistakes before interacting with an actual patient. A number of areas within the health care industry are currently using simulation-based training to help individuals and teams improve patient safety. WHAT IS SIMULATION-BASED TRAINING? The key components of simulation-based training are as follows: performance history/skill inventory, tasks/competencies, training objectives, events… CONTINUE READING
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