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Simulation in Healthcare

What is Simulation in Healthcare? Simulation in healthcare involves recreating events or scenarios as a teaching tool. There are various types of simulation, ranging from low to high fidelity depending on the level of realism created, along with the equipment used. Task trainers, computer-based simulators, standardized patients, and full-body manikins are described in further detail …

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Effective Leadership

Effective Leadership

Strong and effective leadership is an essential part of a well-functioning team. Leadership is defined as “ the ability to lead or command a person or group of people….In this simplistic perspective, anyone who leads and facilitates change by speaking up, providing education, role modeling, and/or coaching resulting in changed behavior of an individual or …

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Team Meetings

Team Meetings – Structured Communication Events to Increase Patient Safety

What Are Team Meetings? Team Meetings are structured communication events that help to increase patient safety in real-time. They are also referred to as briefings, regularly occurring meetings in which multidisciplinary team members come together to review team roles, the plan of care for all the patients on the unit, highlight any safety concerns, and …

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Multi Team System

Multi-Team System (MTS) Model for Patient Care

This article details the use of the Multi-Team System (MTS) Model for Patient Carethe components of an interdisciplinary healthcare team. The team structure will be described in further detail using the Multi-Team System (MTS) Model for Patient Care developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) TeamSTEPPS program. This model includes several levels of …

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