Category SMILE2

SMILE2 is a collection of pages featuring overviews of important and interesting topics relevant to clinical education, improving the performance of healthcare individuals and organisations, and improving the outcomes of patient care.

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In Situ Simulation

In situ simulation is simulation that takes place in the actual working environment and involving those who work there
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Fundamental Attribution Error

The fundamental attribution error (FAE) is the tendency for people to explain someone else's behaviour on their personality or other intrinsic qualities in a given situation rather than considering the influence of the situational factors.
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Deliberate Practice

Deliberate practice: Rtitive performance of intended cognitive or psychomotor skills in a focused domain, coupled with skills assessment and feedback
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Collective Competence

Collective competence is a complementary concept to individual competence that is relevant in healthcare as patient care is dependent on teams and networks of individuals working together within a complex system
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Cognitive Rigidity

Cognitive rigidity, or fixation, is holding onto initial explanations despite the subsequent accumulation of contrary evidence (Klein, 2011)
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The trouble with mindfulness

Don’t get me wrong, mindful practice, self-reflective practice should all be encouraged. The trouble with mindfulness is when it’s prescribed as the sole solution to a cognitive error....