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Roles in practice: 1.1: Medical expert

AR_ME 1: Practice medicine within their defined scope of of practice and expertise

AR_ME 1.6: Recognise and respond to the complexity, uncertainty, and ambiguity inherent in medical practice

Lipsitz LA. Understanding health care as a complex system: the foundation for unintended consequences. JAMA. 2012 Jul 18;308(3):243-4. [Request from Library]

​Klemola UM, Norros LE. Analysis of the clinical behaviour of anaesthetists: recognition of uncertainty as a basis for practice. Medical education. 1997 Nov;31(6):449-56. [Request from Library]

AR_ME 2: Perform a complete patient centred clinical assessment and establish a management plan

AR_ME 3: Demonstrate proficient and appropriate technical/procedural skills

​Smith AF, Glavin R, Greaves JD. Defining excellence in anaesthesia: the role of personal qualities and practice environment. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2010 Nov 30;106(1):38-43.

​Smith AF, Pope C, Goodwin D, Mort M. What defines expertise in regional anaesthesia? An observational analysis of practice. BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2006 Jul 11;97(3):401-7.

AR_ME 4: Demonstrate safe, effective and efficient patient-centred care

AR_ME 5: Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of health care quality and patient safety

​Berwick DM. The science of improvement. JAMA. 2008 Mar 12;299(10):1182-4. [Request from Library]