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Welcome to the National Health Education and Training in Simulation (NHET-Sim) website

The NHET-Sim programme is a nationwide training programme for healthcare professionals and their educators aimed at improving clinical training capacity. NHET-Sim is designed for anyone who currently or intends to use simulation as an educational method to support the development of healthcare students and professionals. The programme consists of online modules and in person workshops on simulation-based education and has been developed and reviewed by leaders in the simulation field across Australia and internationally.

The NHET-Sim programme has recommenced workshops.

Upcoming workshops have been announced in Victoria and Queensland, with more being added regularly.

If you are interested in general information regarding workshops then please follow this link.

Information on NHET-Sim will also be available through our Facebook group and on twitter @NHETSim. Please like or follow so you will receive updates.

If you have any queries then please contact NHET-Sim@monash.edu.


April 2017

Prof Debra Nestle is inaugurated to the Academy, Society for Simulation in Healthcare

In January, during the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare, Debra became a Fellow of the Academy, Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH). The Academy recognises individuals whose sustained contributions have had an impact on the field of healthcare simulation. Debra has led the NHET-Sim Programme since it’s commencement. She is Editor-in-Chief, Advances in Simulation, https://advancesinsimulation.biomedcentral.com/, an open access journal of the Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine. She has edited a book on Simulated Patient Methodology and will shortly publish a book on healthcare simulation.

Debra is Co-Chair of the Simulation Committee, Association for Medical Education in Europe, and has held leadership roles with Simulation Australasia. Debra has established a simulated patient network,  http://www.simulatedpatientnetwork.org/. Debra is the only Fellow of the Academy who lives and works in Australia. She is pictured here receiving the award from the Immediate Past President of the SSH, Dr Chad Epps, the current President, Dr Christine Park and the President Elect, Dr Joe Lopreiato.




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