From the Patient Safety Monitor Blog: Some medical students already taking patient safety courses

August 4, 2010

Students at medical schools across the country are being given the opportunity to take elective courses in patient safety and error prevention. However, there are far less that actually require these types of courses as part of their curriculums, reports the Providence Journal This is often because there is so much medical knowledge that students need to absorb during their time at medical school that patient safety takes a backseat.

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