Manual of Simulation in Healthcare

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Richard H. Riley
Oxford University Press, 2016 - Medical - 480 pages
Practising fundamental patient care skills and techniques is essential to the development of trainees' wider competencies in all medical specialties. After the success of simulation learning techniques used in other industries, such as aviation, this approach has been adopted into medical education. This book assists novice and experienced teachers in each of these fields to develop a teaching framework that incorporates simulation.

The Manual of Simulation in Healthcare, Second Edition is fully revised and updated. New material includes a greater emphasis on patient safety, interprofessional education, and a more descriptive illustration of simulation in the areas of education, acute care medicine, and aviation. Divided into three sections, it ranges from the logistics of establishing a simulation and skills centre and the inherent problems with funding, equipment, staffing, and course development to the considerations for healthcare-centred simulation within medical education and the steps required to develop courses that comply with 'best practice' in medical education.

Providing an in-depth understanding of how medical educators can best incorporate simulation teaching methodologies into their curricula, this book is an invaluable resource to teachers across all medical specialties.


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About the author (2016)

Richard H. Riley, Associate Professor of Anaesthesia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia

Richard Riley is Associate Professor of Anaesthesia in the Faculty of Medicine and is a PhD candidate in the School of Population Health, University of Western Australia. He is a practicing anaesthetist and is Chief Editor of Australasian Anaesthesia (Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists). His interests include simulation and technology in healthcare, obesity, difficult airway management and safety in surgery and anaesthesia.

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