From the Patient Safety Monitor Blog: Report says medical students need increased patient safety training

Patient Safety Monitor Insider

March 17, 2010

The Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation released a report last week calling for an increased focus on patient safety in medical school curricula. The report, Unmet Needs: Teaching Physicians to Provide Safe Patient Care, details 12 recommendations for reforming the current medical education curricula to incorporate these vital aspects of providing safe patient care.

The report says that not only do medical school students need to learn about patient safety, they also need to understand communication techniques and how to work in a team, as well as the science of safety.

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