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Establishing psychological safety in clinical supervision: multi-professional perspectives.

Lee EH, Pitts S, Pignataro S, et al. Establishing psychological safety in clinical supervision: multi-professional perspectives. Clin Teach. 2022;19(2):71-78. doi: 10.1111/tct.13451

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May 11, 2022
Lee EH, Pitts S, Pignataro S, et al. Clin Teach. 2022;19(2):71-78.

The inherent power imbalance between supervisors and new clinicians may inhibit new clinicians from asking questions or reporting mistakes. This lack of psychological safety can result in patient harm and restrict learning. This article provides strategies for healthcare educators and leaders to model and guide a safer organization. Three phases of the supervisor-learner relationship, along with suggested prompts, are provided.

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Lee EH, Pitts S, Pignataro S, et al. Establishing psychological safety in clinical supervision: multi-professional perspectives. Clin Teach. 2022;19(2):71-78. doi: 10.1111/tct.13451