Slow means precise, precise means faster

The simulation teaching approach requires more time, resources and preparation than the traditional method. Despite this slower pace, the simulation-teaching method guarantees an immediate increase in the knowledge acquired and greater confidence in what has been learned. The study shows this: "Li CH, Kuan WS, Mahadevan M, Daniel-Underwood L, Chiu TF, Nguyen HB; ATLAS Investigators (Asia neTwork [...]

Basics of Debriefing

Simulation allows making experience without risking safety for our “real” patients. But how do we make sure that our learners in the sim center really “learn” in the end? We all know that debriefing is important, but what are the basic ideas behind doing debriefings? What we know The Debriefing … … is the key element in [...]

European Programme of Work: United Action for Better Health in Europe

The European Programme of Work, 2020–2025 – “United Action for Better Health in Europe” (EPW) has been developed through a process of extensive consultation with Member States, the European Commission, non-State actors, intergovernmental and United Nations organizations, as well as WHO staff. Following the recommendation of the 27th Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe, it [...]

Effects of the Erasmus+ programmes – widening the view

We are happy to welcome international students to our centre, an opportunity offered by the Erasmus+ programmes. The conversations we lead with them and the feedback we get strongly support this student mobility. Today we will present the view of an exchange student from Turkey, and her take on the Emergency Medicine Curricula in Europe. “At my [...]

Stavanger has the world’s fastest stroke medical treatment

This article was published in Norway Today. It is republished with permission from Norway Today Media AS Photo: Stavanger University Hospital Stavanger University Hospital (SUS) has halved the time it takes for a patient to enter the door to the start of their medical treatment. No one in the world reports faster treatment time. Every minute counts [...]

SAFETY to handle the spikes

Communicating is essential in all aspects of life but even more critical when you face the challenging situation of delivering news to a patient's family. Therefore, doctors must be trained to communicate effectively and emphatically with our patients' families. Unfortunately, most emergency syllabuses do not include this vital aspect in their curricula. One of SAFET's preliminary results [...]




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