CT3 equivalent training guidance

Published: 31/03/2021

Safety and Quality Improvement

Stage learning outcomes

  • Understands and applies quality improvement methodology
  • Applies the principles of patient safety to their own clinical practice

Examples of evidence

Supervised Learning events (SLEs) can be used to demonstrate:
  • understanding of quality improvement methodology (A-QIPAT for relevant projects)
  • engagement with surgical safety initiatives and departmental guidelines relating to patient safety
  • learning from critical incidents
  • learning from pre-briefs and de-briefs on own and team’s performance
  • evidence of applying good non-technical skills and effective multi-disciplinary team working (e.g.ALMAT)
  • safe prescription and administration of drugs

Personal Activities and Personal Reflections may include:

  • attendance at quality improvement training
  • involvement with local, regional or national quality improvement projects
  • submission of excellence and incident reports
  • simulation training e.g. crisis resource management, critical incident, resuscitation
  • attendance at local clinical governance/quality improvement meetings
  • self-directed learning regarding duty of candour