From evidence to implementation: Introducing neonatal simulation to a tertiary neonatal centre in the UK

Alok Sharma
2013 Open Journal of Pediatrics  
Simulation training in medical education allows multidisciplinary teams to train in a realistic clinical environment. It helps reduce clinical errors and addresses patient safety issues. Multiple areas can be covered including procedural skills training, communication, teamwork and human factors training. We present a "model of simulation" in education, which is based on Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health United Kingdom general paediatric curriculum. Simulation complements the
more » ... g neonatal education programme both for doctors and nurses. It has the long-term purpose of achieving higher standards in neonatal care through the training of staff in a structured, multidisciplinary environment. Its quality and impact are subject to feedback from the participants. This has helped in its evolution and development as a multidisciplinary programme.
doi:10.4236/ojped.2013.31002 fatcat:tmt6ejehg5bu3gn3xzihnfjxqa