Simulation for Healthcare Education and Practice

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The aim of the module is to develop and consolidate students’ understanding/interpretation of simulation to promote and support its application in healthcare education and practice.

By the end of this module, students should be able to:

  • Analyse critically educational theories in relation to simulation based education and assessment
  • Appraise critically the evidence for the use of simulation for healthcare education and safe practice
  • Evaluate critically approaches to feedback and debriefing in simulation education and assessment
  • Create, deliver and critique a simulation learning event relevant to their education and/or clinical context
  • Reflect critically on the use of simulation in enhancing safe practice in their healthcare workplace