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This new addition to the popular Essentials series provides a broad, general introduction to the topic of simulation within clinical education. An ideal tool for both teaching and learning, Essential Simulation in Clinical Education provides a theoretical and practical introduction to the subject of simulation, whilst also offering strategies for successful use of simulators within general clinical education and demonstrating best practice throughout.

This timely new title provides:
The latest information on developments in the field, all supported by an evidence-base
Content written by a global team of experts
Discussion of policy and strategy initiatives to ground simulation within the healthcare context
Practical examples of cases, including inter-professional learning.

A superb companion for those involved in multi-disciplinary healthcare teaching, or interested in health care education practices, Essential Simulation in Clinical Education is the most comprehensive guide to the field currently available.

Author Biography

Kirsty Forrest is Director of Medical Education, Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University, Australia

Judy McKimm is Dean and Professor of Medical Education, Swansea University

Simon Edgar is a Consultant Anaesthetist and Education Coordinator, Scottish Clinical Simulation Centre and Director of Medical Education at NHS Lothian, Edinburgh

Table of Contents




1 What is simulation?
Judy McKimm and Kirsty Forrest

2 Medical simulation: the journey so far
Aidan Byrne

3 The evidence – what works, why and how?
Doris Ostergaard and Jacob Rosenberg

4 Pedagogy in simulation-based training in health care
Peter Dieckmann and Charlotte Ringsted

5 Assessment
Thomas Gale and Martin Roberts

6 The Roles of Faculty and Simulated Patients in Simulation
Bryn Baxendale, Frank Coffey and Andrew Buttery

7 Surgical technical skills
Rajesh Aggarwal and Amit Mishra

8 The non-technical skills
Nikki Maran, Simon Edgar and Al May

9 Teamwork
Jennifer Weller

10 Designing effective simulation activities
Joanne Barrott, Ann B Sunderland, Jane P Nicklin and Michelle McKenzie Smith

11 Distributed simulation
Jessica Janice Tang, Jimmy Kyaw Tun, Roger Kneebone andFernando Bello

12 Providing effective simulation activities
Walter J Eppich, Maelaghlin O'Connorand Mark Adler

13 Simulation in practice
Edited by Jean Keri

14 The future for simulation

Section 1: Horizon scanning - the impact of technological change
Iliana Harrysson, Rajesh Aggarwal and Ara Darzi

Section 2: Guiding the role of simulation through paradigm shifts in medical education
Viren N. Naikand Stanley J. Hamstra

Section 3: The future of training in simulation
Ronnie Glavin


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