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Benefits of simulation training in medical education

Authors Abas T, Juma FZ

Received 12 April 2016

Accepted for publication 2 May 2016

Published 18 July 2016 Volume 2016:7 Pages 399—400

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S110386

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Anwarul Azim Majumder


Tamkin Abas, Fatema Zehra Juma

Manchester Medical School, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

We read about the satisfaction of simulation experiences of paramedic students1 with great interest. As medical students, with early clinical experience comparative to paramedic training in the UK, we agree that simulation-based learning is well received in health care education. As part of the curriculum at the University of Manchester, we are exposed to a variety of simulation-based environments, ranging from examining simulated patients to practicing resuscitation and emergency care on mannequins. We would like to provide insight into our understanding of where simulation training fits into health care education and highlight a key aspect of its satisfaction that we feel has been overlooked.

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