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S-TEAMS: A Truly Multiprofessional Course Focusing On Nontechnical Skills to Improve Patient Safety in the Operating Theater

September 20, 2016

In this report, British researchers who designed “a 1-day, multiprofessional, multidisciplinary course (S-TEAMS) to teach, practice, and apply non-technical skills (NTS) skills (e.g., communications, situational awareness) through simulation, acknowledge CRICO for recognizing “the vital role of human factors in medico-legal cases and providing financial incentives for human factors training.”  READ MORE >

Both Doctors and Patients Confused by Dense Breasts

September 7, 2016

Inadequate patient assessment and/or misinterpretation of diagnostic studies are a leading contributing factor in breast cancer medical malpractice claims. READ MORE >

The value proposition of simulation

September 1, 2016

A multidisciplinary panel was convened during the 8th Annual Meeting of the Consortium of the American College of Surgeons-Accredited Education Institutes (Simulation Centers) in March 2015 to discuss the added value of simulation-based training. Panelists shared the ways in which the value of simulation was demonstrated at their institutions. Representatives from Massachusetts General Hospital shared about the hospital’s unique collaboration with CRICO and how it contributes to valued-added simulation.. READ MORE >

Continuing Professional Development in the Twenty-First Century

September 1, 2016

CRICO is acknowledged in the Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (JCEHP) as “an excellent example of how liability insurance carriers have recognized the value of continuing professional development (CPD) and its impact on reducing their risks.”


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