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Practical Health Care Simulations

Here is the first book to respond to the growing movement towards clinical simulations in health care education. It provides all of the guidance needed to make an informed decision about whether to begin using patient simulators · describes how to develop and operate a simulation center · and discusses how to design educational and assessment simulations that reflect specific educational curricula.

Medical educators and administrators of medical schools; professional organizations in charge of certification for medical specialties


Published: July 2004

Imprint: Hanley And Belfus Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-56053-625-3


  • I. Basic Issues

    1. History of simulation for education

    2. Current status of medical simulation programs

    3. Space considerations in establishing a simulation program

    4. Human considerations

    5. Financial considerations

    II. Practical applications:

    6. Basic sciences (physiology, pharmacology)

    7. Physical diagnosis

    8. Nursing education

    9. Anesthesiology

    10. Emergency medicine

    11. Surgery

    12. Obstetrics and gynecology

    13. Pediatrics

    14. Family practice

    15. Internal medicine

    16. Advanced trauma life support

    17. Dentistry

    18. Conscious sedation

    19. Continuing health professional education

    20. Allied health

    21. Community and legal services

    22. What's next in simulation?


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