More than the sum of their parts – producing fit for purpose anaesthesiologists
The preparation of specialists has shifted from the idea of a global knowing of the capacity of the graduate to a competency-based framing of what an appropriate qualification should be.1 There is a growing realisation that the specialist anaesthesiologist should graduate with an ability to perform in both technical and non-technical domains. Health care systems are becoming increasingly complex, and hence both these competencies are necessary for effective delivery of care.
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