Journal Article
Commentary

Simulation-based clinical rehearsals as a method for improving patient safety.

Arnold J, Cashin M, Olutoye OO. JAMA surgery. 2018;153:1143-1144.

High-risk industries such as aviation and nuclear power routinely employ rehearsal as a learning technique. Health care has been working to utilize simulation learning in daily work. This commentary reviews elements of a successful simulation program to enable practice of rare or complex procedures as a way to safely build team and individual skills.