“R1 Nightmares”: a resident-led on-call medical emergency simulation course for junior residents

Authors

  • Erica D McKenzie University of Calgary https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4369-413X
  • Jordan Sugarman University of Toronto
  • Tyson Savage University of Calgary
  • Matthew Lee University of Calgary
  • Hayley Thornton University of Calgary
  • Timothy Chaplin Queen's University
  • Ghazwan Altabbaa University of Calgary

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36834/cmej.73858

Abstract

Implication Statement

On-call medical emergencies can be a source of anxiety for junior medical residents. Senior resident teachers are well-positioned to teach a safe approach to managing on-call emergencies, and simulation-based training has educational and patient safety advantages. We describe the implementation of a resident-facilitated, on-call emergency simulation course for first-year residents. The course was low-cost, time-efficient, increased residents’ self-rated comfort with acutely deteriorating patients and was highly recommended by participants. The “R1 Nightmares” course could be adapted for other residency programs and institutions.

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Published

2022-05-26

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McKenzie ED, Sugarman J, Savage T, Lee M, Thornton H, Chaplin T, Altabbaa G. “R1 Nightmares”: a resident-led on-call medical emergency simulation course for junior residents . Can. Med. Ed. J [Internet]. 2022 May 26 [cited 2022 Nov. 27];13(5):101-3. Available from: https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/cmej/article/view/73858

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