Latest Articles From ASPiH UK’s BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning Journal

BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning focuses on the use of simulation and innovative technology as an educational method or intervention for professionals in all areas of health and social care education, workforce development and quality of care. The journal seeks to contribute to research, innovation and knowledge translation for practitioners, teachers, students and leaders in all health and social care professions who wish to improve clinical outcomes, patient experience, and safety. BMJ STEL is published in partnership with ASPiH aka The Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare. The Editor-in-Chief is Professor Nick Sevdalis from King’s College London\.

Even more good news, the BMJ STEL has just been accepted into the Emerging Sources Citation Index. ESCI is a new database from Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) that journals have to be accepted by before consideration by the full Science Citation Index-Expanded. This is the vital first step on the way to getting an impact factor and means that citations to the journal will now be tracked in Web of Science. It is reasonable to expect that the first Income Factor to be generated could be within 1-2 years. Inclusion in the ESCI is a great endorsement of the journal and recognition of the hard work of the editor, Nick Sevdalis and the editorial team in maintaining and increasing the quality of the content.

Most Recent BMJ STEL Edition Articles & First Authors:


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  • (EDITORIAL) – Technology-enhanced learning for healthcare professionals: an essential response to infectious disease pandemics. K. Walsh.
  • Using simulation to iteratively test and re-design a cognitive aid for use in the management of severe local anesthetic toxicity. Catherine A McIntosh.
  • Sequential simulation used as a novel educational tool aimed at healthcare managers: a centered approach. Sharon Marie Weldon.
  • A qualitative evaluation of the role of simulation in policy development for service improvement. Thomas Blanks.
  • Simulated death enhances learner attitudes regarding simulation. Chang H Park.
  • 3D printing materials and their use in medical education: a review of current technology and trends for the future. Justine Garcia.
  • What patients think of online clinical decision support tools. Kieran Walsh.
  • Practical management of emergencies in primary care: taking simulation out of the classroom and into real-life environments. Emer Forde.

Other Notable Articles Recently Shared From BMJ STEL:

  • Sequential simulation used as a novel educational tool aimed at healthcare managers: a patient-centered approach.
  • A serious game to train patient safety outside the classroom: a pilot study of acceptability.
  • E-learning modules in new and emerging infectious diseases improve the applied knowledge and problem-solving skills of healthcare professional learners.
  • ASPiH standards for simulation-based education: process of consultation, design and implementation.
  • The role of high-fidelity simulation in designing emergency airway management algorithms: the experience of the UK National Tracheostomy safety project.
  • Systematic review of the implementation of audience response systems and their impact on participation and engagement in the education of healthcare professionals.
  • 3D printing materials and their use in medical education: a review of current technology and trends for the future.

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