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Clinical Simulation (EDUC90805)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 6.25On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeEDUC90805
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Clinical simulation involves a range of immersive techniques that replace or amplify real clinical experiences with interactive, guided ones to achieve enhanced educational outcomes with safety for both patient and learner. This subject examines the educational underpinnings of effective clinical simulation.

Intended learning outcomes

By completing this subject, participants should be able to:

  • understand the underlying principles of effective clinical simulation
  • describe the range of clinical simulation techniques and the appropriateness of low/high technology and low/high fidelity simulations for different clinical situations
  • design a clinical simulation scenario using a range of resources
  • conduct an effective debriefing and feedback discussion with learners following a simulated experience
  • understand the role of clinical simulation in promoting effective interprofessional teamwork

Generic skills

After completing this subject, participants should be able to:

  • apply theories and principles to specific clinical teaching and learning contexts;
  • access and use relevant research literature;
  • identify best practice in clinical simulation;
  • demonstrate understanding of the subject in concise oral and written formats.

Last updated: 29 August 2019