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OverviewSimulation is an increasingly important area of education and training for health professionals. The advance of technology in recent years enables approaches to learn that were not possible just a few years ago. These courses are aimed at healthcare, public health and medical professionals working in clinical training, education, research or anyone who has a passion and enthusiasm for innovative and exciting health simulation. The aim of these courses is to support you towards becoming
Simulation is an increasingly important area of education and training for health professionals. The advance of technology in recent years enables approaches to learn that were not possible just a few years ago. These courses are aimed at healthcare, public health and medical professionals working in clinical training, education, research or anyone who has a passion and enthusiasm for innovative and exciting health simulation. The aim of these courses is to support you towards becoming a leader in health simulation. This may include social care or non-traditional healthcare professionals.
The key focus of these courses is to enable you to create engaging and inspirational virtual and technology enhanced healthcare simulations for a range of health education environments.
Accreditation and Professional Recognition
This course is accredited and recognised by the following bodies: Chartered Management Institute.
This course is designed to provide you with an opportunity to enhance your understanding of current and emerging technologies and theories in the field of health simulation as a learning tool. You will explore what it is now possible to achieve through simulation in health education, what is likely to be possible in the near future, and discuss the ethical questions that need to be addressed when utilising health simulation as a learning tool.
The course is designed for people who are currently working in, or would like to develop a career in health simulation. This is an exciting and constantly evolving field with demand from the public and private sector for people with expertise in this area.
You should hold a health or social care (or relevant) undergraduate degree. Other degree level qualifications may be considered with relevant work based experiential learning experience, which will be assessed on a case-by-case basis as part of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Coventry University process.
Having been established as a uni in the 1990s, Coventry University is classed as a new university, although its teaching roots date back to 1843 when it was the Coventry College of Design. It now has more than 27,000 students and offers undergraduates a choice of around 190 degree programmes, including subjects in the arts, humanities, business, law, engineering, computing and health sciences. In and around Coventry there are three campuses with the main one in the city centre, and the uni has further sites in Scarborough and London. Coventry is a young and vibrant city and is home to two unis, meaning thereâs plenty of entertainment on offer for its students. It was also awarded the prize of UK City of Culture in 2021.