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Swiss Cheese Model: How Systems Fail

Swiss Cheese Model: How Systems Fail

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:
  • Explain how the Swiss Cheese Model provides a theoretical framework for understanding how errors occur within systems.
  • Use the Swiss Cheese Model to analyze how an error can occur in a healthcare setting.


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