Book review: Healthcare Simulation Education

Best used for reference, this book adopts a theoretical approach to simulated practice learning.
Healthcare Simulation Education

Healthcare Simulation Education: Evidence, Theory and Practice

Debra Nestel, Michelle Kelly, Brian Jolly et al (Eds) | Wiley Blackwell | £44.99 | 249pp | ISBN: 9781119061595

Simulation is a learning and teaching strategy that complements practice learning in real-life situations with patients.

It helps to prepare students and healthcare professionals for their roles, and offers conceptual knowledge and skill development.

This book adopts a theoretical approach to simulated practice learning and would be most suited to educators intending to introduce and develop simulation in healthcare curricula, rather than nurses in clinical practice.

Produced by the Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare, it is not aimed specifically at nurse educators, but is intended to appeal to allied health educators, policy makers and researchers.

It is divided into six sections and all are text heavy. There are only a small


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