By: Victoria Brazil (@SocraticEM) Discussions about the ‘fidelity’ of simulation often focus on the physical realism of mannikins or other training equipment. Another interpretation of the term is ‘functional task alignment’, describing the authenticity of clinical […]
Simple Tech for Simulation Scenario Delivery
By: Victoria Brazil (@SocraticEM) Healthcare simulation has a reputation for being complex and technical, but there are ways to simplify scenario delivery. Simplicity is especially useful for those of us running simulations in situ (in the […]
Translational simulation, teams, and the EHR
By Kara Allen (@ergopropterdoc), Nova Barrios, Rebecca Szabo (@inquisitiveGyn) and Eve Purdy (@purdy_eve) The alarm sounds in birth suite room 5. The maternity team rushes in to find a midwife caring for a woman with a […]
How do simulation educators learn the ‘tech stuff’?
By: Victoria Brazil (@SocraticEM) Clinical educators involved in simulation-based education (SBE) generally enjoy the pedagogical aspects of the job. Rich conversations about curricular design, scenario writing, debriefing techniques and experiential learning theories occur in simulation faculty […]
How do clinician educators learn to ‘do simulation’?
By: Victoria Brazil (@SocraticEM) and Ben Symon (@symon_ben) Educators learning about simulation-based education (SBE) have many options, and they face difficult choices when deciding how to spend limited professional development time. Courses in simulation design or […]