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Simulation Instructor Workshop

June 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am - June 7, 2019 @ 4:30 pm


University of Otago, Christchurch

Simulation Instructor Workshop

Date/time: Wednesday 5th June to Friday 7th June 2019 5th June 10:30 am – 4:30 pm. 6th and 7th June 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.
Participants must be able to attend all days in full and ensure travel arrangements don’t require late arrival or early departure.

Venue: University of Otago, Christchurch Simulation Centre, Level 1, 72 Oxford Tce, Christchurch

Facilitators: An interprofessional team led by Dr MaryLeigh Moore, and including UOC Simulation Centre staff: Dr Niki Newman, John Dean, Michael Sheedy, Stefan James, and invited guests: Paul Winder, Simulation Educator, Southland Hospital, Blair Andrews, Clinical Team Manager, Clinical Practice, St John Ambulance and Dr Ohad Dar, Southern District Health Board and Otago Medical School, Dunedin.

Open to: Health Professionals with an interest in simulation-based education, all disciplines. While those with no prior experience in simulation will be able to manage the course it is designed for individuals already working in simulation.

Cost: $1,600 + GST per person (catering included). 50% discount for University of Otago staff.

Focus and format of the workshop: includes active participation and practice of all components of simulation-based education as well as presentations and discussions of both theory and practice

  • educational underpinnings of simulation-based education
  • principles and practice of scenario writing
  • best practice in SBE
  • approaches to debriefing
  • orientation to the human simulators SimMan3G / SimJunior and the simulation environment
  • developing a scenario
  • running and participating in scenarios
  • debriefing a scenario
  • reviewing debriefing practice (debriefing the debrief)

Please note: participation requires agreement to and the use of video-recordings of workshop activities

Note also: This will be an extended version of a workshop which has run annually since 2013. In response to feedback from prior participants, there will be an even greater focus on debriefing.

MORE INFORMATION AND ONLINE REGISTRATION: at www.otago.ac.nz/services/simulationcentre or email: simcentre.uoc@otago.ac.nz
Numbers are limited to 20 participants.
Places will be allocated on a ‘first–in’ basis and only confirmed once payment is received.


June 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am
June 7, 2019 @ 4:30 pm


University of Otago, Christchurch


University of Otago, Christchurch Simulation Centre, Level 1
72 Oxford Terrace
Christchurch, New Zealand
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