UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

IMED5806 Simulation and Interprofessional Learning in Health Professions Education

Credit 6 points
  Offering
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AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1OnlineOnline
Content This unit explores the use of simulation as a means of learning professional, clinical and inter professional facilitation skills in the health professions. Students examine the theoretical basis, design, planning, implementation and evaluation processes related to the use of simulation.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) identify from current educational literature preferred methods for teaching professional and clinical skills using simulation; (2) examine the theoretical basis underlying the use of simulation techniques in health professional education; (3) identify a range of simulation based models that can be applied in health professional education; (4) plan for effective simulation training in specific teaching and learning contexts; (5) discuss transferability and limitations of simulation; and (6) demonstrate ability to critique relevant health profession related educational literature.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) a reflective log; (2) a written assignment; and (3) a presentation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Dr Gabrielle Brand
Unit rules
Prerequisites: IMED5801 Principles of Teaching and Learning (may be taken concurrently as a corequisite)
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.meddent.uwa.edu.au/Units/IMED5806/SEM-1/2017

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