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Date: 16 Sep 2022, Friday | Time: 1445 - 1615 | Track Type: Main Conference Workshop | Format: Face-to-face | Venue: Seminar Room L1-S1, Academia

Speakers: Ms Koh Bee Leng Sabrina, Ms Karen Perera & Dr Ho Le Onn

Speaking Up is critical to Patient Safety. To speak up is to communicate concerns to colleagues that unintended patient harm may be about to occur. Speaking up can prevent unnecessary harm, so this workshop aims to promote and educate clinical training students at the beginning of health professions education.

TeamSPEAKTM Workshop is an introductory module designed to create awareness of Speaking Up for Safety and understanding psychological safety. The workshop focuses on application of critical language CUS and strategies to build psychological safety. By applying TeamSPEAKTM  strategies at critical situations/opportunities, learners are motivated to speak up in delivering better and safer care for patients.

In this session, you will hear from two speakers who are strong advocates for Patient Safety to share on TeamSPEAKTM.

Learning Outcome(s):

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of speaking up for safety
  • Be aware of TeamSPEAK strategies to facilitate mutual support
  • Describe ways to respond positively when spoken up to
  • Practice speaking up


Target Audience:

Pre-employment clinical training students, e.g. from Duke NUS Medical School, LKC Medicine or NUS Medicine.

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