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Healthcare Simulation at a Glance

Kirsty Forrest (Editor), Judy McKimm (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-87184-3 July 2019 Wiley-Blackwell 96 Pages


Healthcare Simulation at a Glance provides an accessible overview to key educational aspects of simulation education, and how they relate to simulation in clinical practice and university based education.

Structured into five sections, it begins with an introduction to simulation before moving on to focusing on the learning theories that underpins the approaches, and how to embed simulation into a programme. Sections three and four look at the technical and non-technical features of simulation in various contexts, and how it can be used in assessment and providing feedback to health professionals. The last section considers how simulation educators can develop their own practice through different activities and approaches.

Using case examples and practical tips, Healthcare Simulation at a Glance offers structure and a framework applicable to a complex area, and is ideal for those new to using simulation in education, as well as experienced academics.



List of Contributors

Part 1 Overview and Broad Concepts 1-5

1 Simulation

2 What is simulation education

3 Fidelity

4 Research in healthcare simulation

5 The evidence base for simulation education

Part 2 Simulation and Education 6-11

6 Learning theories and simulation education: 1

7 Learning theories and simulation education: 2

8 Teaching with simulation

9 Embedding simulation in a programme

10 Developing scenarios

11 Lesson planning

Part 3 Simulation in Practice 12- 24

12 The Simulation centre

13 Technical skills simulators

14 Manikins

15 Audio and video recording

16 Learning technologies and simulation

17 Distributed simulation

18 Engagement & simulation science

19 In situ and mobile simulation

20 Human factors

21 Non-Technical Skills

22 Team working

23 Crisis management

24 Simulated and standardised patients

Part 4 Assessment, Feedback and Remediation 25-33

25 Principles of assessment

26 Learner centred assessment

27 Learning and assessing rofessionalism using simulation

28 The debrief

29 Recruitment & selection

30 Feedback

31 Ethics and simulation

32 Mentoring and supervision

33 Simulation and remediation

Part 5 Developing your Practice

34 Developing your practice