Guidelines for Safety of Trainees Rotating Abroad: Consensus Recommendations from the Global Emergency Medicine Academy of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors, and the Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

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Abstract

The goal of a global health elective is for residents and medical students to have safe, structured, and highly educational experiences. In this article, the authors have laid out considerations for establishing a safe clinical site; ensuring a traveler's personal safety, health, and wellness; and mitigating risk during a global health rotation. Adequate oversight, appropriate mentorship, and a well-defined safety and security plan are all critical elements to a successful and safe experience.

Resumen:

Guías para la Seguridad de los Alumnos en su Rotación en el Extranjero: Recomendaciones de Consenso de la Global Emergency Medicine Academy of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, el Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors y la Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

Resumen:

El objetivo de las rotaciones optativas sanitarias por el mundo es que los residentes y los estudiantes de medicina tengan una experiencia formativa elevada, estructurada y segura. En el presente artículo, los autores han especificado las consideraciones para establecer que un lugar clínico es seguro, garantizar la salud, el bienestar y la seguridad personal del viajero, y mitigar el riesgo durante la rotación sanitaria. Una supervisión adecuada, un tutor apropiado y un plan bien definido de seguridad son los elementos cruciales para una experiencia exitosa y segura.

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