UK University Offers Masters in Medical Simulation
HertfordShire University in the UK is offering a Masters degree in Simulation for:
“Clinicians from medical or other healthcare backgrounds who are already using simulation for education or training, or would like to learn more about it as… well as Non-clinicians who are interested in the technical side of simulation, leadership and business skills”.
What are the key skills that I will gain with this Medical Simulation degree program?
On a masters programme you will gain many different skills and a lot of knowledge. The main aims of this programme is to:
- provide you with the knowledge and skills required to utilize high and low fidelity simulation as a training and educational tool to improve the knowledge and skills of participants
- Enable you to empower others to transfer learning acquired in simulation scenarios to the workplace in order to improve services and increase patient safety
- Enable you to evaluate the effectiveness of your teaching in simulation on the knowledge and skills of other health care practitioners in order to increase patient safety and improve the quality of services
- Enable you to critically appraise best evidence in order to inform your educational and training practice in simulation
For more information about this program check out the School of Postgraduate Medicine’s MSc Medical and Healthcare Simulation Website. Also, be sure to check out the MSc Medical and Healthcare Simulation Catalogue.
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Lance Baily, BA, EMT-B, is the Founder & CEO of HealthySimulation.com, which he started while serving as the Director of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas back in 2010. Lance is also the Founder and acting Advisor to the Board of SimGHOSTS.org, the world’s only non-profit organization dedicated to supporting professionals operating healthcare simulation technologies. His new co-edited Book: “Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Operations, Technology, and Innovative Practice” is available now. Lance’s background also includes serving as a Simulation Technology Specialist for the LA Community College District, EMS fire fighting, Hollywood movie production, rescue diving, and global travel. He lives with his wife Abigail in Las Vegas, Nevada.