Combine your passions for health and education with our Higher Education Academy (HEA) accredited PGCert focusing on simulation in medical and healthcare education. Equip yourself to become a leader of the future in this specialised field.
Simulation-based education in health professions is growing. This PGCert will give you the opportunity to study those principles specific to teaching and learning using simulation, irrespective of the resources available. A broader holistic view of education, exploring curriculum design and the socio-cultural context of education, completes the programme.
You’ll benefit from the inter-disciplinary nature of the course, attracting applicants from across the range of healthcare professions including medicine, nursing, midwifery and paramedicine.
By both participating in and facilitating sessions in our high fidelity simulation suite, in the School of Medicine, you’ll develop an appreciation of all the elements that contribute to successful simulation based learning. You’ll engage in personal reflective activities, as well as attend formal teaching, giving you the theory underpinning the practice.
On completion of the PGCert you may wish to continue your studies and progress to the full Masters Award in Medical and Healthcare Education.
Course Leader: Carrie Roder
29 January, 12 and 26 February, 19 March, 30 April 2019
25 and 26 June, 16 and 17 July
This PGCert will give you the tools to implement simulation based learning in your workplace. It’ll help your career path in education alongside clinical practice, enhancing your role in your team and enabling you to make a real difference.
Your assessment will be constructively aligned with your teaching practice. You’ll be both formatively and summatively assessed in each module through; lesson plans, teaching observations, reflective essays and poster presentations.
The Faculty of Medical Science, opened in 2014. Based on our riverside campus in Chelmsford and Young Street campus in Cambridge, we deliver innovative and clinically relevant teaching and research across three departments:
Thanks to our close relationships with the major clinical-care providers in the east of England, there are significant opportunities for collaboration and student placements across a variety of clinical sites.
We offer exciting opportunities for research and education in the allied health professions. We also translate science and epidemiology into health education and primary care, and deliver taught Master’s programmes to qualified medics. We have a flourishing community of PhD and MD(Res) students across all of our research fields.
Our advanced learning facilities include state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratories and simulation suites, which mirror real-life clinical situations. We also have a fantastic, modern library and a wide range of science labs and ICT suites.
Important additional notes
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
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