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Communication training for advanced medical students improves information recall of medical laypersons in simulated informed consent talks — a randomized controlled trial

Posted on February 6th, 2013 · Posted in project info

Patient safety and quality improvement education: a cross-sectional study of medical students’ preferences and attitudes

Posted on February 6th, 2013 · Posted in project info

Mobile technology supporting trainee doctors’ workplace learning and patient care: an evaluation

Posted on February 5th, 2013 · Posted in project info

A recent study (BMC Med Ed) evaluated medical students’ use of a Smartphone library made available to them by the University. Results showed that the students found access to this library assisted them assisted them in teaching and learning from observation; transition from medical student to new doctor; trainee doctors’..
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The Handover Toolbox: a knowledge exchange and training platform for improving patient care.

Posted on December 17th, 2012 · Posted in project info, toolbox

First article about the development of the HANDOVER toolbox published, here the abstract: Background: Safe and effective patient handovers remain a global organisational and training challenge. Limited evidence supports available handover training programmes. Customisable training is a promising approach to improve the quality and sustainability of handover training and outcomes. Objective: We present a..
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Award for innovative vision on European scale

Posted on December 17th, 2012 · Posted in project info

The PATIENT project received an award for its innovative vision to change medical practice through innovative and new training methods on a European scale.The EU agency esp. granted the approach how the knowledge triangle of education, resea rch, innovation will be applied for patient safety training in undergraduate medical education. PATIENT..
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Socio-technical issues and challenges in implementing safe patient handovers: Insights from ethnographic case studies.

Posted on December 17th, 2012 · Posted in project info

Varied types of handovers requiring attention in computerizing care are discussed. ► Social and technical issues requiring attention in computerizing handovers are presented. ► Handovers in care are processes which require resolution of several issues to be safe. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23218926

The patient handover as an entrustable professional activity: adding meaning in teaching and practice.

Posted on December 10th, 2012 · Posted in project info

This article (published BMJ Quality and Safety December 2012) discusses the concept of  ‘Entrustable Professional Activities’ (EPAs) in Handover education. ‘EPAs are units of professional practice, defined as tasks or responsibilities to be entrusted to a trainee once sufficient specific competence is reached to allow for unsupervised practice. EPAs are..
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Kickoff Meeting

Posted on October 9th, 2012 · Posted in project info

On 25th of October 2012, the kick-off of the EU project PATIENT took place in Heerlen, The Netherlands. PATIENT aims at innovating medical higher education in the domain of patient safety by combining authentic simulation-based learning approaches with mobile devices. It is expected that the mobile solutions will also affect medical..
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