Home CHEST Thought Leaders August 2019 Twitter #CHESTChat: Leveraging Simulation for Medical Education

August 2019 Twitter #CHESTChat: Leveraging Simulation for Medical Education

By: Neha S. Dangayach, Sachin Agarwal, Harpreet S. Grewal

Medical simulation creates a safe learning environment allowing trainees to appreciate the potential consequences of their actions. In the last three decades, there has been an increase in the utilization of simulation for medical education to promote the acquisition of new skills and knowledge and to provide controlled practice opportunities. The use of simulation training has grown tremendously, with over 80% of Emergency Medicine residency programs now using mannequin simulations. Accreditation bodies and hospital committees are beginning to favor simulation-based demonstration of skill, and some insurance companies are offering premium incentives for simulation training. In the future, the health-care system will likely follow the example of the airline industry, nuclear power plants, and the military in making rigorous simulation-based training and evaluation a routine part of education and practice.

In this #CHESTChat, we will discuss Simulation in Medical Education, using the following topics.  Please join our experts for this lively discussion!  Hope to see you there!

Mon Aug 26, 2019
7pm – 8pm

T1: What are some of the benefits of simulation-based education for #meded?

T2: How have you utilized simulation-based education to improve #meded?

T3: What are some of the barriers you’ve encountered in simulation-based education & how have you overcome them?

T4: What should organizations be doing to support simulation-based education?