Simulcast Journal Club Podcast 12 Monthly Wrap

Welcome to the Simulcast Journal Club Podcast and monthly wrap post.

Please read our pdf summary of the Journal Club article, the month’s discussion and our expert commentary here.

Ben and Vic discuss the paper of the month. 

Eppich, W. and Cheng, A. (2015). Promoting Excellence and Reflective Learning in Simulation (PEARLS). Simulation in Healthcare: The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, 10(2), pp.106-115. 


And a few other sim papers across a range of topics and research methods. 

  1. 1. Snelgrove H, Fernando A Practising forethought: the role of mental simulation BMJ Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning Published Online First: 29 January 2018. doi: 10.1136/bmjstel-2017-000281
  2. Lorello, G., Hicks, C., Ahmed, S., Unger, Z., Chandra, D., & Hayter, M. (2016). Mental practice: A simple tool to enhance team-based trauma resuscitation. CJEM, 18(2), 136-142. doi:10.1017/cem.2015.4


  1. McNaughten B, Hart C, Gallagher S, et al. Clinician’s gaze behaviour in simulated paediatric emergencies. Archives of Disease in Childhood Published Online First: 07 March 2018. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2017-314119


  1. Greenwood K, Ewell S. Faculty development through simulation-based education in physical therapist education. Advances in Simulation 2018 3:1


Note – for a better discussion of phenomenology than I provide on the podcast….. 


Next month Ben Invites us to join the April discussion of an evaluation paper  

Kumar A, Sturrock S, Wallace EM, et al. Evaluation of learning from Practical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training and its impact on patient outcomes in Australia using Kirkpatrick’s framework: a mixed methods study. BMJ Open 2018;8:e017451. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017451 


Looking forward to another great discussion