PC 11: Simulation Master: Train the Trainers Precourse

Course Directors

  • Anne Laure Philippon (France)
  • Pierluigi Ingrassia (Italy)


  • Youri Yordanov (France)
  • Abdo Khoury (France)
  • Mohammed Mouhaoui (Morocco)
  • Felix Lorang (Germany)
  • Guillem Bouilleau (France)


The course is designed for 15 participants.

Course description & learning objectives

  1. To learn the basis on medical education, medical error and human factor.                                                                  
  2. To get knowledge on Simulation in Healthcare: definition, tools, scenarios, briefing, debriefing.
  3. To learn the concept of Crisis Management (CRM) and team work and multi-disciplinary approach in Simulation.
  4. To practice Simulation by producing scenarios in small trainee groups.


Saturday 12 October


Welcome and Introduction
Objectives: Introduction of participants (instructors and trainees)

09:30-10:10 What is simulation education? From standardized patient to high fidelity simulation. Crisis Resource Management
Objectives: Basis in medical education, medical error and human factor; simulation: definition, description of simulation tools. Intro to CRM
10:10-10:30 Preparing and running a simulation and debriefing session: Key principles
Objectives: Scenarios, briefing, simulation session, debriefing, learning objectives
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Presentation of one patient simulator / Prebriefing
Objectives: Practical presentation of simulation room and principles to learners
11:30-12:30 Scenario design and preparation
Objectives: Creation of two simulation scenario (one with manikin and one simulated patient)
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 Hands on opportunity (1): Running and taking part in a scenario
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:45 Hands on opportunity (2): Running and taking part in a scenario
16:45-17:30 Q&A, discussion, workshop evaluation
Objectives: How to implement simulation in initial and continuous education