Online patient safety education programme for junior doctors: is it worthwhile?

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Online patient safety education programme for junior doctors: is it worthwhile?

McCarthy SE, O'Boyle CA, O'Shaughnessy A, Walsh G.

Increasing demand exists for blended approaches to the development of professionalism. This study aimed to determine whether an online patient safety programme improved junior doctors’ knowledge, attitudes and skills relating to error reporting, open communication and care for the second victim, and whether the methodology facilitated participants’ learning.

The study was published in the Irish Journal of Medical Science in November 2014.