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    • The development of entrustable professional activities for the Irish intern year 

      Byrne, Dara; Lydon, Sinéad; Madden, Caoimhe; O’Dowd, Emily; Boland, Josephine; O'Connor, Paul (NUI Galway, 2018-09)
      There have been significant reforms in intern training in Ireland over the last decade to bring about improvements for the benefit of trainees, health services and ultimately the public. Activities undertaken by the Medical ...
    • Excuse me: teaching junior doctors to speak up. 

      O'Connor, Paul; Byrne, Dara; O'Dea, Angela (SAGE Journals, 2013)
      A consistent finding in healthcare is that juniors are unwilling to 'speak up' to seniors. Training designed to encourage junior doctors to speak up was designed, delivered, and evaluated. The training was constructed ...
    • Identifying and addressing the limitations of safety climate surveys. 

      O'Connor, Paul (Elsevier, 2011-06)
      This paper reports the descriptive analysis of a large sample of safety climate survey data (n = 110,014) collected over 10 years from U.S. Naval aircrew using the Command Safety Assessment Survey (CSAS).
    • Interns and their smartphones: use for clinical practice 

      O'Connor, Paul; Byrne, Darra; Butt, M.; Lydon, S.; Stewart, Brian; Kerin, M. J. (Medscape, 2014)
      Purpose of the study Smartphone use among healthcare professionals has become widespread and will continue to grow in the coming years.Study design In October 2012, a survey was distributed to 230 interns at two of the ...
    • Medical speciality choices: Does personality matter? 

      O'Connor, Paul (Irish Medical Journal, 2015-08-07)
      There has been increasing interest in the personalities of doctors. This study examined whether personality differed based upon gender, level of training or medical speciality among 200 physicians and 134 medical students. ...
    • A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of crew resource management training in acute care domains. 

      O'Dea, Angela; O'Connor, Paul; Keogh, Ivan (2014)
      The healthcare industry has seen an increase in the adoption of team training, such as crew resource management (CRM), to improve teamwork and coordination within acute care medical teams. A meta-analysis was carried out ...
    • Surgical checklists: the human factor 

      O'Connor, Paul; O'Duffy, Fergal; Keogh, Ivan (2013)
      Surgical checklists has been shown to improve patient safety and teamwork in the operating theatre. However, despite the known benefits of the use of checklists in surgery, in some cases the practical implementation has ...