Effects of a Simulation Educational Experience on Critical Care Staff's Recognition of Stressors Affecting Performance and Use of Teamwork Skills

Heidi K. Paradis, Rhode Island College


Human limitations are sources of medical error that result in injuries, deaths and cost reaching millions. Preventing human errors from reaching patients is an imperative goal of a healthcare system that desires to reduce costs and produce quality outcomes. There is a mounting body of evidence that safety culture measurement and intervention can impact the safety and quality of healthcare.