SIMULATED training scenarios for health professionals and students are being introduced under a new program at Portland and District Health.
The project extends off the Distributed Simulation training model funded by Health Workforce Australia, and is designed to provide participants with realistic case scenarios to assist in skill development.
“Simulation practice-based learning involves interactive team work. In health no-one works in isolation so the simulation model is realistic, interactive and fun learning,” PDH education manager Lauren Newman said.
Ms Newman is one of 14 new clinical educators in regional South Australia and Victoria unveiling the training program as part of an Australian Government Initiative.
Read more in Monday’s Observer.