Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists

  • Scott B. CrawfordEmail author
  • Rachel Bailey
  • Kirrian Steer
Part of the Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation book series (CHS)


This chapter will outline what is known about the roles and need for the Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists (HSTS), often called “Sim Techs” for short. In addition to pointing out the expected scope of knowledge and expertise, this chapter will describe the differentiation between the function of these individuals and the larger operational function of the simulation center. The individual(s) tasked with completing these larger educational, administrative, and technical needs within a simulation center may have different titles or backgrounds but help complete the overall support needs for the proper functioning of a simulation-based educational program.


Simulation Operations Sim Tech Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialist Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Scott B. Crawford
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rachel Bailey
    • 2
  • Kirrian Steer
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineTexas Tech University Health Science Center El PasoEl PasoUSA
  2. 2.Engineering and Computer SimulationsOrlandoUSA
  3. 3.Department of Rural HealthUniversity of MelbourneWangarattaAustralia

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