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Lunchtime Session 1: The Power of Simulation in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education

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Lunchtime Session 1: The Power of Simulation in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education

  1. 1. Quality Education for a Healthier Scotland Simulation in Clinical Skills training Philip Cachia, Postgraduate Dean On behalf of the NES Clinical Skills Group
  2. 2. Quality Education for a Healthier Scotland Drivers for Simulation based Education • Public expectation • Evidence of effectiveness Patient safety Educational evidence • Changes in clinical practice Non-surgical interventions Changes in hospital patient population • Changes in Working Practice Service redesign, ‘Hospital at Night’ • Skills acquisition, maintenance and assessment • Technical developments and opportunities • Reduced training time
  3. 3. Quality Education for a Healthier Scotland Range of ‘clinical skills’ Technical/procedural • Consultation/clinical assessment • Invasive procedures • Surgical intervention Non-technical • Leadership • Communication • Team working Cognitive • Clinical reasoning • Decision making • Situational awareness • Reflection/Meta-cognition
  4. 4. Quality Education for a Healthier Scotland Simulation in clinical skills training The use of: • Simulated patients (actors or volunteer members of the public) • Manikins which can be programmed to a varying degrees of complexity • Computer generated ‘virtual reality’ simulation • ‘Wet labs’ for biological specimens to develop new skills as well as assess the retention of existing skills.
  5. 5. Knowledge and Theory Simulated Practice Supervised Independent Expert Computer Generated Simulation Education Clinical Practice skills maintenance (role for simulation) skills assessment (role for simulation) Continuum
  6. 6. Quality Education for a Healthier Scotland NES Clinical Skills Group  Multiprofessional and multi-agency  Strategic priorities  Common standards of practice  Catalyst for collaboration
  7. 7. Quality Education for a Healthier Scotland NES Clinical Skills Group  Multiprofessional and multi-agency  Strategic priorities  Common standards of practice  Catalyst for collaboration Clinical Skills Managed Educational Network  Mobile Skills Unit  Quality Assurance  Educational Resources  Research and Development

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