Teamwork. University of Miami uses competition to sharpen EMS team performance.

G. T. Miller, D. L. Gordon, S. B. Issenberg, D. M. LaCombe, A. A. Brotons

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Many argue that experience is the best teacher. However, it's often dangerous for the patient and impractical for an EMS system to assess prehospital providers in their actual working environment. Simulated scenario competition fosters clearer thinking and translates into more effective action and enhanced patient outcomes during true emergencies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)44-51
Number of pages8
JournalA Journal of emergency medical services : JEMS
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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