The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.
Colman N, Doughty C, Arnold J, et al. Adv Simul. 2019;4:19.
Simulation is a valuable tool to identify latent safety threats when implementing changes to healthcare delivery. This article describes the development and implementation of a simulation-based clinical systems testing (SbCST) program to identify latent safety threats in healthcare systems prior to patient exposure.
Arnold J, Cashin M, Olutoye OO. JAMA Surg. 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.