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Metric-Based Training to Proficiency: What Is It and How Is It Done?

  • Anthony G. Gallagher
  • Gerald C. O’Sullivan
  • Gerald C. O’Sullivan
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Part of the Improving Medical Outcome - Zero Tolerance book series (IMOZT)

Abstract

In countries such as the UK and Ireland, high profile medical error cases had ­profound implications for the process under which doctors were deemed qualified to practice medicine. It also brought to the fore once again the debate about competency.

Keywords

Skill Acquisition Carotid Artery Stenting Virtual Reality Simulator Trainee Surgeon Educational Supervisor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony G. Gallagher
    • 1
  • Gerald C. O’Sullivan
    • 2
  • Gerald C. O’Sullivan
    • 3
  1. 1.School of MedicineUniversity College CorkCorkIreland
  2. 2.Mercy University HospitalCorkIreland
  3. 3.Cork Cancer Research CentreUniversity College CorkCorkIreland

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