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By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013
By Eilidh G M Gunn, Medical Student, University of Dundee, Scotland As final-year medical students at the University of Dundee, Scotland, we are lucky enough to have the opportunity to undertake the IHI program as part of a month-long block surrounding patient safety and quality improvement. Ninewells Hospital and NHS Tayside, the trust where I am based, has longstanding patient safety and quality improvement initiatives and programs in place, which allow students like myself to become part of ... read full post

 

Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Scotland, Practicum, medical student, Medical School, Checklists - Safety, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Improvement, Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA), PDSA cycles, Quality Improvement Projects
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Apr 03, 2013
By Elaine McCleary, Nursing Lead, and Ellie Salter, Medical Lead The Reducing Harm Improving Healthcare Conference, promoting quality and safety in patient care, has been running in Scotland for three years. Last month, and it was Dundeeā€™s turn to host the one-day gathering. And since they are an important part of local improvement efforts, the IHI Open School members were invited to facilitate a workshop. Having successfully organized a paper aeroplane training in November, we offered to ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Scotland, Chapter Activity, Chapter Network, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Interprofessional Education and Practice, Quality Improvement, Communication, medical student
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