Ten Tips for Maximizing the Effectiveness of Emergency Medicine Procedure Laboratories

Patrick G. Hughes, DO; Maria Crespo, DO; Tina Maier, DO; Alia Whitman, MD; and Rami Ahmed, DO, MHPE
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Accepted: January 29, 2016

Published: June 1, 2016

J Osteopath Med; 116(6): 384-390

Incorporating simulation-based medical education techniques is paramount to ongoing training of emergency physicians. Effective procedure laboratories give learners hands-on experience in life-saving procedures they may otherwise not have clinical exposure to and also prevent skill decay. Using procedural education, adult learning theory, deliberate practice, and mastery learning strategies, the authors offer 10 tips to educators for designing an effective emergency medicine procedure laboratory.

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