I, like a lot of you, have witnessed bullying and stood by, afraid to speak out. ACEM have a working party to investigate the prevalence of discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment.
Clinical governance is “a framework through which organisations are accountable for continuously improving the quality of their services and safeguarding high standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in clinical care will flourish.”
Gizmo idolatry refers to the general implicit conviction that a more technological approach is intrinsically better than one that is less technological unless, or perhaps even if, there is strong evidence to the contrary.
Unlearning is the process of abandoning or giving up knowledge, values or behaviour either unconsciously or deliberately
'Speaking up' refers to a person in a non-dominant or non-leader role expressing a concern or suggested course of action to another person in a dominant or leader role
Critical thinking is a core skill that helps link evidence to clinical expertises, the patient's individual circumstances and environmental influences
Change leadership is required for effective introduction of innovations, growth, new technologies and change of culture
The WRAP approach is a decision making process advocated by Chip and Dan Heath in their book, Decisive
Reading to learn: Techniques for reading more effectively, in order to develop understanding and improve retention of information
Failure is an outcome that deviates from that which was expected or desired. We can all learn from failure
Trainees with Difficulties. Difficulties during training are common. Most situations can be overcome such that the trainee can continue with their career
In situ simulation is simulation that takes place in the actual working environment and involving those who work there