A junior trainee in distress has asked to speak to you regarding a medical error they have made that has resulted in a life-threatening adverse outcome for the patient.
Outline the key points of the initial discussion with the trainee.
The key points that the candidate needed to cover were:
A common omission from candidates’ answers was failing to discuss medico legal issues and root cause analysis.
CICM: GUIDELINES FOR ASSISTING TRAINEES WITH DIFFICULTIES (T-13), 2010
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