Medical Simulation Resources


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Butter J, Grant TH, Egan M, Kaye M, Wayne DB, Carrion-Carire V, McGaghie WC. Does ultrasound training boost first year medical student competence and confidence when learning the abdominal examination? Med Educ 2007; 41: 843-48.
  2. Domuracki KJ, Moule CJ, Owen H, Kostandoff G, Plummer JL: Learning on a simulator does transfer to clinical practice. Resuscitation 2009; 80: 346-9.
  3. Draycott T, Crofts JF, Ash JP, Wilson LV, Yard E, Sibanda T, Whitelaw A. Improving neonatal outcome through practical shoulder dystocia training. Obstet Gynecol 2008; 112: 14-20.
  4. Ericsson KA. Deliberate practice and the acquisition and maintenance of expert performance in medicine and related domains. Acad Med 2004; 79 (10, Suppl.): S70-S81.
  5. Fanning RM, Gaba DM. The role of debriefing in simulation-based learning. Sim Healthcare 2007; 2: 115-25.
  6. Issenberg SB: The Scope of Simulation-based Healthcare Education (Editorial). Simulation in Healthcare 1(4):203-208, 2006.
  7. Issenberg SB, McGaghie WC, Gordon DL, Symes S, Petrusa ER, Hart IR, Harden RM: Effectiveness of a Cardiology Review Course for Internal Medicine Residents Using Simulation Technology and Deliberate Practice.Teach Learn Med 14(4):223-228, 2002.
  8. Issenberg SB, McGaghie WC, Petrusa ER, Gordon DL, Scalese RJ: Features and Uses of High-Fidelity Medical Simulations that lead to Effective Learning: a BEME Systematic Review. Medical Teacher 27(1): 10-28, 2005.
  9. Kneebone RL, Kidd J, Nestel D, Barnet A, Lo B, King R, Yang GZ, Brown R. Blurring the boundaries: scenario-based simulation in a clinical setting. Med Educ 2005; 39: 580-87.
  10. McGaghie WC, Issenberg SB, Petrusa ER, Scalese RJ. Effect of practice on standardized learning outcomes in simulation-based medical education. Med Educ 2006; 40: 792-97.
  11. Rosen KR, McBride JM, Drake RL: The use of simulation in medical education to enhance student's understanding of basic sciences. Medical Teacher 31:842-846, 2009.
  12. Rudolph JW, Simon R, Raemer DB, Eppich WJ. Debriefing as formative assessment: closing performance gaps in medical education. Acad Emer Med 2008; 15: 1010-16.
  13. Salas E, Klein C, King H, Salisbury M, Augenstein JS, Birnbach DJ, Robinson DW, Upshaw C. Debriefing medical teams: 12 evidence-based best practices and tips. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2008; 34: 518-27.
  14. Seymour NE. VR to OR: a review of the evidence that virtual reality simulation improves operating room performance. World J Surg 2008; 32: 182-88.
  15. Wayne DB, Barsuk JH, O’Leary KJ, Fudala MJ, McGaghie WC. Mastery learning of thoracentesis skills by internal medicine residents using simulation technology and deliberate practice. J Hosp Med 2008; 3: 48-54.
  16. Wayne DB, Butter J, Siddall VJ, Fudala MJ, Wade LD, Feinglass J, McGaghie WC: Mastery Learning of Advanced Cardiac Life Support Skills by Internal Medicine Residents Using Simulation Technology and Deliberate Practice. J Intern Med 21:251-256, 2006.


  1. A Manual of Simulation in Healthcare. 1st Edition. Richard H Riley (Editor). Oxford University Press. 2008. ISBN: 978-0199205851.
  2. Cardiology Simulations. Medical-Surgical/Critical Care Nursing. 1st Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2009. ISBN: 978-1608311019
  3. Clinical Simulation. Operations, Engineering, and Management.1st Edition. Richard R Kyle Jr & W Bosseau Murray (Editors). Elsevier / Academic Press, Burlington MA. 2008. ISBN: 978-0-12-372531-8
  4. High-Fidelity Patient Simulation in Nursing Education. 1st Edition. Wendy M Nehring, Felissa R Lashley (Authors). Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2009. ISBN: 978-0763756512
  5. Manual of Simulation in Healthcare. 1st Edition. Richard H Riley (Editor). Oxford University Press. 2008. ISBN: 978-0199205851.
  6. Real Nursing Simulations Facilitators Guide. Institutional Edition. Pearson / Prentice Hall. Upper Saddle River, NJ. 2009. ISBN-13: 978-0-13-504248-9
  7. Simulation in Anesthesia. Christopher J Gallagher, S Barry Issenberg (Editors). Saunders / Elsevier. Philadelphia, PA, 2007.
  8. Simulation Scenarios for Nurse Educators: Making it Real. SH Campbell & KD Daley (Editors). Springer Publishing Co. 2008. ISBN: 978-0826122421



  1. Best Evidence Medical Education Collaboration:
    BEME Guide No 4 - Features and uses of high-fidelity medical simulations that lead to effective learning: a BEME systematic review

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