Future Implications of Simulation in Anesthesia

  • Laurence C. Torsher
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

It is a simplification to view simulators as the solution that will address shortcom-ings in education. Simulation is not the end point; it is only a tool that must be one part of a well-considered and well-executed curriculum. This chapter will discuss some of the forces that are shaping how simulation is currently being used and will speculate on how they may impact the ways in which simulation may be used in the future, both in education and in the clinical setting. Recent technologic advances and how they may impact the use of simulation will be addressed.


Objective Structure Clinical Examination Future Implication Simulation Center Task Trainer Simulation Community 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurence C. Torsher
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  1. 1.Mayo Clinic College of MedicineRochesterUSA

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