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Micro-credential - Application of Simulation Practice in Healthcare



This micro-credential is relevant to any healthcare professionals who wish to develop competency and expand their knowledge in the application of simulation. This cohort includes doctors, nurses, paramedics, and other allied healthcare professionals who require expansion of their practice in skill and problem-based education. 

Simulation in healthcare can promote patient safety by teaching the range of clinical as well as the non-behavioural skills required in the healthcare setting. 

During this micro-credential you will learn about strategies to design a simulation session and you will design a simulation scenario based on your own healthcare setting. This scenario will be implemented in simulation software and the developed scenario will run in a live simulation session that will be peer reviewed. You will also explore advancements in simulation, and the challenges faced during simulation-based learning. 

On successful completion of this micro-credential, learners will be able to:  

  • Develop competency and expand your knowledge in the application of simulation in healthcare. 
  • Apply education strategies required for simulation practice. 
  • Develop scenarios specific to the clinical healthcare setting. 
  • Develop experience in applying these scenarios utilising a range of fidelity patient simulator. 
  • Identify and apply the IT infrastructure and platforms to manage a simulation session. 
  • Manage a simulation session and measure the necessary outcomes. 

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CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryMedicine & Healthcare
Course TypeMicro-credential
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body Details10 ECTS
Course Start Date9th September 2024
Course Duration12 weeks
Course Time• Direct Contact: In-person tutorials and problem-based learning in the simulation suite in TCJ as well as online classes using Blackboard Collaborate platform. • Directed Learning, Project work and Self-directed Learning • 3 In-person days will be expected during the 12-week period (These days will be set out on commencement of course) • Additional Online lectures including guest lectures from subject experts will be available for students to access live or as pre-recorded sessions.
Course Fee€1560
Entry RequirementsApplication closing date: 22nd July 2024 • Evidence of previous healthcare experience for a minimum of 3 years. • Professional Reference and Curriculum Vitae.
Course CodePENM-ASPH-1M
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