Study: Assertiveness training may encourage junior docs to speak up

08/18/2013 | BeckersHospitalReview.com

Training junior physicians to be more assertive could improve their knowledge and attitudes about speaking up to their superiors, but had no impact on the interns' behavior, according to researchers at University Hospital Galway in Ireland. Extra efforts must be taken to encourage interns to report patient safety issues, the researchers concluded. The study was published in the Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.

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