Simulation Curriculum Development, Integration, and Operations

  • Lori Lioce
  • Amelia S. Lanz
Part of the Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation book series (CHS)


Curriculum development is a daunting task due to the complexity of regulation, requests, design, execution, and evaluation. The Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialist (HSTS) should be familiar with the concept, process, and relational role of curriculum development in order to integrate simulation design and execute simulations to fulfill the overall mission and vision of their programs. This chapter explores common components of curriculum development, provides an introduction to pertinent educational concepts, and provides a framework for operationalizing simulation programs to achieve course and program outcomes.


Regulation Needs assessment Objectives Outcomes Performance measures Curriculum development Curriculum integration Educational concepts Simulation operation framework 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lori Lioce
    • 1
  • Amelia S. Lanz
    • 1
  1. 1.College of NursingThe University of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsvilleUSA

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