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Kerner RL, Gallo K, Cassara M, et al. Simulation in Healthcare: The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. 2016;11.
Adapted from aviation, simulation is used in health care as a key patient safety strategy. This study described the use of a broad simulation curriculum to ensure clinicians had technical and procedural skills prior to opening a new freestanding emergency department.