TITLE

REVIEW. Simulation in surgical education

AUTHOR(S)
Palter, Vanessa N.; Grantcharov, Teodor P.
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/10/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 11, p1191
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the uses of simulation technology in surgical education and its role in teaching and assessing technical and non-technical skills. It highlights that simulation-based training in surgery improves patient safety and learning efficiency because of the acquisition of technical skills which is vital for surgical trainees. However, it emphasizes that there is a substantial role that non-technical factors such as leadership and teamwork play in operative success.
ACCESSION #
53063138

 

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