Safety in numbers: an introduction to the Nurse Education in Practice series

May 29, 2013

Source:  Nurse Educ Pract. Vol/iss 13/2 pp. e4-e10

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Date of publication:  March  2013

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  This paper introduces this Nurse Education in Practice ‘Safety in Numbers’ series. The background is discussed and the papers provided in the journal that explore the outcomes of a 20-year programme of healthcare education translation research and education action research that focuses on medication dosage calculation problem-solving (MDC-PS) education.

Length of Publication:  7 pages

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Social capital and knowledge sharing: effects on patient safety

October 29, 2012

Source: Journal of Advanced Nursing  vol/iss 68/8  DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05871.x

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Date of publication: August 2012

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Knowledge sharing is very important to patient safety.  The impact is felt in many areas of patient safety – including learning, problem-solving and managerial decision making.  This article looks at the influence social capital has on knowledge sharing.

Length of publication: 10 pages

Acknowledgement: CINAHL