Medication Safety: Interprofessional Teaching and Learning using Simulation
The Department of General Practice in association with the Schools of Pharmacy and Nursing and Midwifery developed and evaluated a novel interprofessional teaching session for undergraduate medical, pharmacy and nursing students using high fidelity simulation in the ASSERT Centre.
- Dr Elaine Walsh, School of Medicine
- Dr Laura Sahm, School of Pharmacy
- Professor Jonathan Drennan, School of Nursing and Midwifery
- Dr Rob Gaffney, School of Medicine
- Mr Simon Smith, School of Medicine, ASSERT Centre
Students adopted the roles of doctor, pharmacist and nurse to generate, review and dispense a patient's prescription as they would in real life.
Students completed questionnaires, participated in focus groups and were marked according to competencies in prescribing, dispensing and communication.
Should you need more information on the Medication Safety Interprofessional Education project, please get in contact with Dr Elaine Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org