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Use of quick response (QR) codes to achieve timely feedback in clinical simulation settings


For clinical simulation to be of maximum benefit, obtaining timely feedback from participants is vital in ensuring suitable improvements are made in the content and delivery of teaching in this setting. This report reviews the literature and describes the use of quick response (QR) codes instead of paper feedback forms following simulation-based learning sessions for fourth-year medical students. This newly implemented electronic method of collecting feedback has resulted in an increase in feedback response rate, reduction in administrative workload and a reduced carbon footprint. We also discuss other QR code-based innovations currently being implemented in this setting.

  • feedback
  • Qr codes
  • simulation-based medical education

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