Yearly archives: 2022


Who is @sim_brick on Twitter?   Vic, Ben and Jess discuss the big issues on the May Simulcast Journal Club.   We started on a more serious note – and discussed articles on working with simulated patients to assess the quality of healthcare, and using Forum Theatre to help healthcare professions manage […]

154 Simulcast Journal Club Podcast May 2022



Deception was one theme in our Simulcast Journal Club for April. We started with a conceptual paper discussing ‘positive’ deception in simulation, and considering the relationship between deception and fidelity in our simulation design. We followed with an RCT on ‘speaking up’ in anaesthesia crises which sought to explore how […]

152 Simulcast Journal Club Monthly Podcast



Ben and Vic talk through 4 papers this month; Ethical considerations when conducting active short simulations in healthcare, computer modelling simulations for COVID public health policy, professional identity formation during a neonatology boot camp (with clarification that is not a training session for babies to do push ups), and the […]

151 Simulcast Journal Club Podcast March 2022





Simulation based education involves thinking, but also feeling. Emotions are pervasive and powerful, and they impact on performance and learning – in both healthcare simulation and of course in the real world.  In this episode we talk with Vicki LeBlanc and Glenn Posner about the research on emotions, cognitive processes and learning, and their narrative overview on this topic just published in Advances […]

148 Advances in Simulation: Emotions in Simulation-Based Education: Friends or ...


Simulation can provide an opportunity to experience life/ experiences other than our own, and this can include experience of ill health – diseases, conditions and treatments. Hot off the press from Advances in Simulation, Walking in the shoes of our patients is a scoping review in which the authors sought to understand the ways that simulation can allow healthcare professionals or students to experience ill health, […]

147 Advances in Simulation: Walking in their shoes