Facilitating Simulations at a Distance (Telesimulation)

Facilitating Simulations at a Distance (Telesimulation)
June 09, 2020

Many organizations are facilitating live manikin- or SP-based simulations over virtual platforms (Zoom, etc.). Here, we are collecting advice and resources for planning and facilitating experiential learning at a distance. If you know of a good resource we should include, please leave a comment below or contact us!

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Facilitation, Briefing & Debriefing

Resuscitation & Acute Care

Working With Standardized Patients

Interprofessional Simulation

Video Platforms

In addition to Zoom, Google Meetings, GoTo, etc.

  • WeVu - Canadian cloud platform for sharing video asynchronously in groups, with time-specific comments – for ongoing, remote debriefing and dialogue.
  • Reacts - Canadian platform for distance coaching, debriefing and augmented reality

Industry Solutions


Our resources during the pandemic: