The UCH Education Centre

Course Title

Train the Trainer (RCS Accredited) - 23rd and 24th February 2023


Course Overview

This Multi-Disciplinary 2-day course is designed for individuals who desire more in-depth knowledge and skills in effectively incorporating simulation into all levels of health care education from undergraduate programs to staff development. The course covers simulation training especially centred on human factors simulation and Crisis Resource Management (CRM). It allows delegates to actively practice skills of facilitation, simulation preparation and running and debriefing, providing the knowledge and skill required to become facilitators in any simulation setting.

Who should Attend

The course is suitable for both new and experienced simulation trainers, Doctors(at core trainee level or above) and all healthcare professionals who wish to develop their training and facilitation skills further.

Learning strategies

The course blends didactic content with group discussion, learning activities, and hands-on practice facilitated by our expert healthcare simulation educators.


By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify theories that provide a framework for the use of simulation as an education methodology.
  • Evaluate the use of medium-to-high fidelity manikins for teaching
  • Construct a 5-minute simulation scenario including objectives, roles, equipment and scenario flow.
  • Operate a high-fidelity mannequin, adjusting parameters to reflect scenario script and participant actions.
  • Facilitate a simulation utilising high-fidelity mannequin.
  • Identify and demonstrate elements of an effective debrief.
  • Have a clear understanding of Human FactoSystems.
  • Understand the principles of CRM and how to teach them.

Faculty development programme

On completion of the two-day course, all delegates must undertake the faculty development programme, with a required attendance at 3 Full Immersion Simulation Days over a 12 month period, dates are provided below and more details will be provided during the course. The goal is to prepare leaders in simulation education for the challenges and opportunities involved in developing high-impact simulation programs.

Additional Information

***Please Note*** The makeup of UCLPartners Simulation Strategy Group Includes: • Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust • Barts Health NHS Trust • East London NHS Foundation Trust • Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust • Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust • North East London NHS Foundation Trust • North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust • The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust • Whittington Health NHS Trust

Course Dates Fee(s)

23/02/2023 to 24/02/2023

Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th February 2023 - £0.00

Course Director Course Convenor

Clinton John - Head of Clinical Education



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