Simulated Patient Methodology: Theory, Evidence and Practice

Debra Faye Nestel, Margaret Lynn Bearman

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Simulated Patient Methodology is a timely book, aimed at health professional educators and Simulated Patient (SP) practitioners. It connects theory and evidence with practice to ensure maximum benefit for those involved in SP programmes, in order to inform practice and promote innovation. The book provides a unique, contemporary, global overview of SP practice, for all health sciences educators. Simulated Patient Methodology: ? Provides a cross-disciplinary overview of the field ? Considers practical issues such as recruiting and training simulated patients, and the financial planning of SP programmes ? Features case studies, illustrating theory in practice, drawn from across health professions and countries, to ensure relevance to localised contexts Written by world leaders in the field, this invaluable resource summarises the theoretical and practical basis of all human-based simulation methodologies.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
Number of pages154
ISBN (Print)9781118761007
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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