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Safety skills training for surgeons: A half-day intervention improves knowledge, attitudes and awareness of patient safety.

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BACKGROUND: Education and training of health care professionals is necessary to achieve sustainable improvements in patient safety. Despite its inherently risky nature, little training specifically in safety has been conducted in the surgical disciplines. In this study we explored the effects of a safety skills training program on surgical residents' knowledge, attitudes, and awareness of patient safety. METHODS: A half-day training program incorporating safety awareness, analysis, and impro...

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10.1016/j.surg.2012.02.006

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Journal:
Surgery More from this journal
Volume:
152
Issue:
1
Pages:
26-31
Publication date:
2012-07-01
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EISSN:
1532-7361
ISSN:
0039-6060
Language:
English
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450410
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2014-02-28

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