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Preliminary Exploration of the Use of a Medical Malpractice Self-Study Module.
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PMID:  22106879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of an educational module on medical malpractice litigation and the use of evidence-based practice guidelines. Data regarding knowledge acquisition, ease of use, and the perceived value of the educational module were collected. A pretest-posttest design was used. There was a statistically significant difference in the proportion of participants who responded correctly to the post-test items after viewing the educational program (p < .05). Data from this study indicated that this self-study module was a valuable tool for education on the specified content. This study also provides evidence of the effectiveness of integrating theory, clinical inquiry, and evidence-based practice into a self-paced educational program about medical malpractice litigation. Evaluation of a self-paced educational program contributes to the body of knowledge on the use of educational strategies to promote patient safety and reduce liability.
Deborah L Nellis; Lynn George
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of continuing education in nursing     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0022-0124     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0262321     Medline TA:  J Contin Educ Nurs     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-5     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright 2011, SLACK Incorporated.
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