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Entrustment Decision Making in Clinical Training

ten Cate, O; Hart, D; Ankel, F; Busari, J; Englander, R; Glasgow, Nicholas; Holmboe, E; Iobst, W; Lovell, E; Snell, L.S.; Touchie, C; Van Melle, E; Wycliffe-Jones, University of Calgary


The decision to trust a medical trainee with the critical responsibility to care for a patient is fundamental to clinical training. When carefully and deliberately made, such decisions can serve as significant stimuli for learning and also shape the assessment of trainees. Holding back entrustment decisions too much may hamper the trainee’s development toward unsupervised practice. When carelessly made, however, they jeopardize patient safety. Entrustment decision-making...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Academic Medicine
DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000001044


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