Learning from strangers: Simulation as a vehicle of Inter-professional Education (IPE)

Ann Lazarsfeld Jensen, Donna Bridges, Kam Cheong Wong, Craig Nelson, Joseph Acker, John Rae, Tania Johnston, Brian Haskins, Amanda Hlushak

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Abstract

Miscommunication between health care practitioners is generally accepted as being the main cause of patient injury (Berg, Wong & Vincent, 2010). Inter-professionalism has been shown to significantly improve patient safety (Robertson & Bandali, 2008).Simulation-based medical education is generally accepted as an initiative with the ability to improve medical care and enhance patient safety (Ziv et al, 2005, p. 194).The evaluation of simulation as an Inter-Professional Education (IPE) tool.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherAGPT
Number of pages36
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2012

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