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SIM-one Community Scenario Template

Contributed by: Timothy Willett, MD, MMEd, Simulation Canada
Posted on: February 13, 2020
Last Updated on: February 13, 2020
Language: English

Peer Reviewed

July 24, 2014

Brief Summary:
This template is a generic and comprehensive guide for the development and documentation of simulation scenarios. It is intended to be applicable to any profession (including interprofessional scenarios), any healthcare field, and for most simulation modalities. Members of the SIM-one community produced it following a review of the literature on best practices in scenario design and a review of numerous other templates.
Healthcare Field(s): Anesthesia / peri-anesthesia care, Critical care, Emergency / trauma, Pre-hospital / paramedic, Mass casualty & triage / chemical/biological/radiological/nuclear / emergency planning, Medical, Gerontology / geriatrics / aging, Obstetrics & maternal-child, Reproductive & gynecology, Mental health & psychiatry, Neonatal, Palliative & end-of-life care, Pathology and laboratory, Pediatrics / child & family, Primary care / community care / family practice, Public health & health promotion, Radiology & diagnostic imaging, Rehabilitation & restorative care, Surgical
Simulation Modality(ies): Hybrids or blended simulation, Manikin (high sophistication), Manikin (mid/low sophistication), Mental practice or imaging, Moulage, Organic tissues (cadavers, animals), Procedural simulations, Role-playing, Standardized/simulated patients or real patients, Video-based simulation, Virtual patients, Virtual reality, Virtual world
Interprofessional: Yes
Intended for: Yes
Profession(s): Acupuncture, Audiology, Chiropody or Podiatry, Chiropractic, Dental Hygiene, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Denturism, Developmental Services Work, Dietitics, Firefighting, Homeopathy, Kinesiology, Massage Therapy, Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Radiation Technology, Medicine, Midwifery, Naturopathy, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Opticianry, Optometry, Other, Paramedicine, Personal Support Worker, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Police or Law Enforcement, Practical Nursing, Psychology, Psychotherapy or Mental Health Therapy, Recreation Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Social Work, Speech-Language Pathology, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Veterinary Medicine
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