By David Mittleman

Newbie Doctors Get Crash Course Prior to Entering “Real Life” Medical Field

It isn’t uncommon for medical residents, freshly graduated from medical school, to be thrust into hospitals and responsible for injecting patients, delivering babies and dealing with severe physical traumas. However, some medical schools are preparing their graduates using “boot camps” that simulate intense medical situations that doctors would face in real life. This is perhaps good news for patients under the care of these new doctors because the boot camps could prevent medical errors caused by a lack of experience in tough medical situations.

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