This groundbreaking book reflects the accomplishments of an internationally recognized leader of innovation regarding interprofessional clinical learning through simulation. Based on the North Shore-LIJ Health System corporate university experience, the book describes how this organization used simulation to successfully tackle the major interprofessional health issue of our time: patient safety.
This health system created a transformative simulation center that involves nurses, doctors, and related health professionals whose work in clinical teams has resulted in measurable improvements in all aspects of clinical decision-making, critical thinking, teamwork, and communication skillsótoward the ultimate goal of improved patient safety.
- Describes in detail a groundbreaking system of achieving patient safety that uses interprofessional clinical learning through simulation
- Detailed case studies using concrete methods and examples illustrate the application of theory to practice
- Presents simulations scalable to any size organization and for use by health care professionals in all specialties
- Includes theoretical foundations and practical applications for teaching and learning
- Focuses on interprofessional cooperation and learning
About the Author
Kathleen Gallo, PhD, MBA, RN, is Senior Vice President and Chief Learning Officer for the North Shore-LIJ Health System.
Larry Smith, MD, is Executive Vice President and Physician-in-Chief, North Shore-LIJ Health System, and Dean, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.