medical healthcare simulation resources


Downloads to help you get started on some of the administrative resources you might need.

Job descriptions:

A Simulation Technologist job description example

DACUM Competency Profile for Simulation Technology Specialist by the California Community College

Scenario tools:

A simulation scenario template

A simulation scenario template from EM Sim Cases

A simulation scenario planning worksheet from Laerdal

A simulation scenario validation checklist from Laerdal

Debriefing tools:

Debriefing Assessment for Simulation in Healthcare (DASH) Raters Handbook by The Center for Medical Simulation (CMS)
and here are the 'Debriefing Assessment for Simulation in Healthcare Student Versions' designed for students to rate their instructors on the quality of a debriefing short version / long version
More from the Centre for Medical Simulation's DASH can be found here

RUST Debriefing Guide

GAS Debriefing Guide

Diamond Debriefing Guide

A list of possible debriefing questions

The London Handbook for Debriefing using SHARP by the Imperial College London

Evaluating Healthcare Simulation

Release forms:

A release form template for recording / image capture - not to be used for commercial / public use*

A release form template for recording / image capture - to be used for commercial / public use*


Simulator Preparation and Post Session Check List from Gaumard

The Healthcare Simulation Dictionary - a collection of definitions showing how various terms, and their meanings, are being used in the profession. Available free from SSH.

A program evaluation form template

A program evaluation form template (Simulation Effectiveness Tool) by CAE Healthcare

CAE's Document website with various resources to download

Editable temperature and glucose powerpoint templates you can use to show readings to participants (submitted by Wayne McGearey)

Editable excel chart with tab templates for :
-Blood biochemistry results
-ABG/VBG Standard ED type machine
-ABG/VBG ITU type format
The Blood biochemistry results change font colour (blue =  normal input - red and bold text = abnormal results)
The ABG/VBG templates display up arrow with high results and down arrow with low results
(submitted by Wayne McGearey).

SimMan Heart Rhythm/Sound combinations cheat sheet (submitted by Trevor Snow)

Canadian Blood Services - Blood, Plasma and Platelet bag labels. (submitted by Mark Searra)

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