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Is It Time for an Overhaul of Risk Management Education?

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Effective risk management involves every level of the health service, so it's essential that all healthcare workers understand the objectives and relevance of the risk management strategies applicable to their own workplace. Yet, whilst this is openly understood, some authors suggest that current risk management education isn’t comprehensive enough to protect patient safety.

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Risk management in healthcare is potentially more important than in any other industry. Many researchers are now suggesting that there is a clear link between implementing a successful risk management strategy and the education of all employees.

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Anne Watkins
Anne is a freelance lecturer and medical writer at Mind Body Ink. She is a former midwife and nurse teacher with over 25 years’ experience working in the fields of healthcare, stress management and medical hypnosis. Her background includes working as a hospital midwife, Critical Care nurse, lecturer in Neonatal Intensive Care, and as a Clinical Nurse Specialist for a company making life support equipment. Anne has also studied many forms of complementary medicine and has extensive experience in the field of clinical hypnosis. She has a special interest in integrating complementary medicine into conventional healthcare settings and is currently an Associate Tutor, lecturing in Health Coaching and Medical Hypnosis at Exeter University in the UK. As a former Midwife, Anne has a natural passion for writing about fertility, pregnancy, birthing and baby care. Her recent publications include The Health Factor, Coach Yourself To Better Health and Positive Thinking For Kids. You can read more about her work at www.MindBodyInk.com.
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great thought provoking article
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22 Dec 2021
useful and concise resource for examining health care structures and systemic problems
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