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Distributed simulation

Distributed simulation

Bello, Fernando, Weldon, Sharon Marie ORCID: 0000-0001-5487-5265 and Kneebone, Roger (2019) Distributed simulation. In: Forest, Kirsty and McKimm, Judy, (eds.) Healthcare Simulation at a Glance. Wiley Blackwell, Oxford, Chichester, and New Jersey, pp. 38-39. ISBN 9781118871843 ; 9781119604020 (doi:

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Distributed simulation (DS) refers to affordable, portable and accessible, self-contained immersive simulation. DS seeks to optimise the level of fidelity by selecting and recreating only the most salient features of a clinical setting that provide the key cues necessary for engaging participants and achieving the desired educational outcomes. A DS system comprises three main components: the simulation environment, the clinical props and the audio-visual control room. Building on DS, the concept of sequential simulation (SqS Simulation) frames clinical care as a sequence of interconnected events rather than a single episode. By selecting representative components of a clinical trajectory and linking them together, SqS Simulation invites participants to identify which components of a care pathway are critical for the objectives at hand. SqS Simulation can be used for training purposes but also allows care pathways to be viewed, challenged and remodelled as a collaborative endeavour.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Ch. 17
Uncontrolled Keywords: Simulation; distributed simulation; healthcare
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RD Surgery
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Health Sciences (HEA)
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > Institute for Lifecourse Development
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > Institute for Lifecourse Development > Centre for Professional Workforce Development
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