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The Effectiveness of a 'Train the Trainer' Model of Resuscitation Education for Rural Peripheral Hospital Doctors in Sri Lanka

Rajapakse, Bishan N.; Neeman, Teresa; Dawson, Andrew H.

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BACKGROUND Sri Lankan rural doctors based in isolated peripheral hospitals routinely resuscitate critically ill patients but have difficulty accessing training. We tested a train-the-trainer model that could be utilised in isolated rural hospitals. METHODS Eight selected rural hospital non-specialist doctors attended a 2-day instructor course. These "trained trainers" educated their colleagues in advanced cardiac life support at peripheral hospital workshops and we tested their students in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-11-08
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/16859
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079491

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