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Programs in Practice-Based Learning and Improvement:

Improving Patient Safety Through Handoffs

This program is for residents and program directors. It describes quality and safety concerns involved with handoffs, the current regulatory efforts to address the problem, and how quality improvement techniques can help programs standardize their handof...

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Journal Club Series

SCS has developed a training program for improving and integrating journal clubs into residency program curricula. Five program modules cover assessing medical research literature, practice assessing well-done and not so well-done research articles, and e...

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Library Skills Tutorial Series

Designed and created by SCS and the MSU Libraries to provide assistance to students, residents and other affiliates located in community-based hospitals. Topics include: Accessing MSU Libraries' Electronic Resources Database Descriptions Basic Search...

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Orientation for New IRB Members

Web-based overview of background, expectations and duties for new members of hospital Institutional Review Boards (IRB). Consultation with an educational specialist on the duties of an IRB are also available on request.

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S.A.F.E.R.: Sleep Alertness and Fatigue Education in Residency

SAFER, or Sleep, Alertness and Fatigue Education in Residency, is a 25-minute narrated video presentation that provides an introduction to the science of sleep and the effects of sleep deprivation. SAFER focuses on the demands and stresses of medical resi...

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