Interactive training of healthcare providers for managing life‐threatening emergencies in hospital: effects are uncertain
Citation: Merriel, A, Ficquet, J, Barnard, K, et al. The effects of interactive training of healthcare providers on the management of life‐threatening emergencies in hospital. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2019; (9): CD012177
What is this? COVID-19 is placing a great strain on healthcare workers. Training healthcare providers to manage life-threatening emergencies may help them to prepare for events such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Interactive training can provide opportunities for discussion, rehearsal and interaction with other workers and other learning resources.
A Cochrane systematic review, whose authors searched for randomized trials evaluating the effects of interactive training of healthcare staff on the management of life‐threatening emergencies in hospital. They did not restrict by language of publication and did their searches in March 2019. They identified 11 studies (more than 2000 healthcare workers and 300,000 patients).
What works: Nothing noted.
What doesn’t work: Nothing noted.
What’s uncertain: The effects of interactive training of healthcare staff on the management of life‐threatening emergencies in hospital are uncertain.
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Adults, Both sexes (for groups of both male and female persons), Education, Epidemic/Endemic, Health, Healthcare workers, Infections and infectious diseases (all), Respiratory conditions, Zoonotic and other pathogens