Journal article

'Remember that patient you saw...': Advice for trainees on coping after making an error

Julia Harrison, Jill Klein

EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

There is much education and training devoted to the avoidance, early detection and mitigation of errors in the ED. Despite this, errors remain a common occurrence and at times contribute to adverse events. Patients bear the bulk of this burden, but staff also suffer. This article provides 12 tips to help trainees cope in a productive way after making an error.

University of Melbourne Researchers