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– A faculty development course designed for new simulation educators


What is SimBegin?

SimBegin is a course designed by the SAFER simulation centre  for beginners in simulation and debriefing. It is a hybrid course- with e-learning; online workshops and a face to face workshop. The workshops involves participants of the course working in small groups to increase interaction with faculty and learning.

SimBegin course consists of

Module 1 – E-learning
Introduction to medical simulation, circle of learning and facilitation- e-learning.
Estimated time: 2-3 hours

Module 2 – Online workshops
Understanding how to deliver high-quality and structured pre-briefing, high-quality and structured CORE-debriefing- e-learning and 3 online workshops
Duration:3 workshops with duration of 2-3 hours

Module 3 – Face-to-face workshops
Implementation of multiple scenarios, pre-briefings and debriefings, post reflection on enhancing best simulation practice- face to face workshop at a simulation centre.
Duration: 1 full training day


Who should take the course SimBegin?

Medical, nursing, paramedical professionals who want to address clinical and behavioral aspects of performance from undergraduates to practicing clinicians by learning the basics of simulation in healthcare and debriefing.


How will SimBegin course help you?

Debriefing is the most important part of simulation training and crucial for a successful learning process. Simulation debriefing and post-clinical case debriefings can improve performance across many different medical disciplines, including clinicians, nursing, pharmacists, and even other allied healthcare providers.



Click on the picture to listen to the testemonial from Dr Vicky Daudi, Pediatrician, Haydom Lutheran Hospital, Tanzania.

Click on the picture to listen to the testemonial from Dr Felix Ambrose Bundala, Reproductive and Child Health Section, Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dodoma, Tanzania.













For more information and courses, contact
Rashmi Aradhya (
Program Implementation Manager, Laerdal Global Health – Chennai, India

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