Improving patient safety
We all agree that communication in the operating room is essential. It saves time and ensures a better quality of patient care. Using the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist supports this. How can we learn to use this checklist?
The ultimate list of Usability Lab software tools
For those of you interested in what we offer for usability studies, see how we can get you the analysis you need quickly, easily, and reliably with our UX tools. These are the Usability lab software tools you want to use!
PCIT: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
What is Parent-Child Interaction Therapy? It helps improve family dynamics by working to reduce negative behavior and interactions, and to practice new behaviors and ways of communicating that are more encouraging.
Evaluating the effectiveness of simulation in healthcare
Teamwork is important in many occupations but it is crucial when working under pressure. Most of us can only imagine how stressful it could be when working as a fire fighter or operating room nurse.
Simulation-based team training in obstetrics
The study of Annemarie Fransen and her team shows that simulation-based team training is effective in improving communication and cooperation of obstetric care teams.
Operating room layout: impact on work patters and flow disruptions
With use of prerecorded videos of surgeries, researchers examined the impact of the layout of an OR on work patterns and flow disruptions of a circulating nurse.
Learn to cooperate toward shared goals using the principles of CRM
Teamwork plays an important role in ensuring patient safety and avoiding errors. The most commonly used method to promote teamwork, is training entire teams together to better prepare them for effective cooperation.
Video recording medical trainees who are interrupted during a complex task
Interruptions in your work have a negative effect on completing your tasks correctly. Jones and her team examined the impact of clinical interruptions on simulated trainee performances during central venous catheterization.
Two ways to learn more about medical simulation and debriefing
There are two ways to get ahead and stay ahead in healthcare education. One - learn from the best and - two - stay on top of your game!