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Thu, 23 May


Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Ce

Comprehensive Simulation Instructor Training

Comprehensive Simulation Instructor Training $1760 This 2 day intensive program provides the skills and knowledge to develop, run and debrief simulation education activities.

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Comprehensive Simulation Instructor Training
Comprehensive Simulation Instructor Training

Time & Location

23 May 2019, 8:30 am – 24 May 2019, 5:00 pm

Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Ce, Level 6, Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards NSW 2065, Australia

About The Event

Comprehensive Simulation Instructor Training

Course Code: CSIT 230519

Cost: $1760

Target Audience

This course is relevant to health professional educators who teach with simulation methods.

Level: intermediate


This course addresses a range of skills relevant to the design and delivery and debriefing of immersive simulation in healthcare. Day 1 explores scenario design and delivery (for example: Pause and Discuss method and immersive scenario method); application to different settings (for example in –situ and laboratory) and program design and delivery issues. Day 2 focuses on communication skills relevant to learning and feedback; whether used in simulation, clinical supervision or ward based learning.



To develop skills to run immersive simulation training (IST) in a range of health-care settings.

Topics covered

Day 1 focuses on:

• Getting started – the IST learning environment, briefing and familiarizing learners for IST

• Core principles – safety, respect and the fiction contract

• Writing scenarios with a focus on clinical and behavioural learning objectives

• Delivering IST: equipment, actors, props, resources, stage management

• Debriefing and feedback basics

• Adapting to other applications and settings (in-situ)

Day 2 focuses on:

• Preparing learners for reflective conversations

• Achieving structure and engagement (empathy) in conversations

• Facilitating discussions with groups and individuals

• Giving feedback

• Promoting reflection and critical thinking

• Coaching

Topics not covered include: Training simulated patients; assessment; teaching procedural skills.


• Participants will work in small groups with experienced clinical simulation instructors.

• The focus on day 1 will be practice and feedback using manikin simulators, discussion and feedback

  • The focus on Day 2 will be on practicing debriefing techniques using role play and actors

• Templates provided for: briefing checklists; powerpoints; scenarios; appraisals.


Prior experience with small group learning, clinical teaching, and NHETSim program is beneficial.

Maximum Participants

Maximum of 12 participants per course


Sydney Clinical Skills & Simulation Centre

Course Duration

2 day course 0830 - 1700

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