Journal Article
Study

Use of high-fidelity simulation to enhance interdisciplinary collaboration and reduce patient falls.

Bursiek AA; Hopkins MR; Breitkopf DM; Grubbs PL; Joswiak ME; Klipfel JM; Johnson KM.

Fall prevention is a critical patient safety activity. This pre–post study of simulation-based team training resulted in higher teamwork scores and lower rates of preventable falls over time. These results lend support to team training as a strategy to improve patient safety.