units

MEU9014

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedNotting Hill Term 2 2014 (Off-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)Mr Julian van Dijk

Synopsis

This unit will provide participants with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills related to working within a range of simulation environments. It will introduce participants to the practical strategies related to planning, designing and delivering simulation-based learning. Specific detail of the unit will include clinical skills and simulation scenario development, planning and designing simulation activities, equipment familiarity and implementation methods and logistics.

Outcomes

On completion of this unit, course participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the simulation modalities used in healthcare along with their rationale;
  2. Describe levels of fidelity in a simulation context;
  3. Demonstrate familiarity with a range of simulation tools and technologies
  4. Differentiate between theories and models of psychomotor skills development;
  5. Demonstrate effective planning, preparation and delivery for teaching a procedural skill;
  6. Describe the phases of a simulation scenario and the different impact each phase has on the learning experience;
  7. Design a simulation session according to best practice, inclusive of preparation, delivery and debriefing components.

Assessment

Teaching practical and plan (30%)
A clinical simulation scenario plan (3000 words) (40%)
Annotated bibliography (1500 words) (30%)

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Off campus with compulsory study days