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Instructor training workshop

The UOC Simulation Centre is holding its Simulation Instructor Training Workshop on Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th and Friday 7th June 2019.

Places are limited to 20 participants, on a ‘first-in’ basis.  Your place is not confirmed until payment in full has been recieved.

Registrations are now closed. However, expressions of interest can still be emailed to

Names will be added to a wait-list for 2019 and also to our 2020 interested participants list.

Dates Wednesday 5 June 2019 to Friday 7 June 2019
Time 5 June 10:30am–4.30pm, 6–7 June 8:30am–4:30pm
Venue University of Otago, Christchurch Simulation Centre, 72 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch
Facilitators The UOC Simulation Centre team and invited facilitators.
Open to

Health professionals with an interest in simulation-based education - all disciplines.
While those with no prior experience in simulation will be able to manage the course, it is designed for inviduals already working in simulation.

Cost NZ$1600 +GST

Focus and format of the workshop

  • educational underpinnings of simulation-based education
  • principles and practice of scenario writing
  • best practice in SBE
  • approaches to debriefing
  • orientation to the human simulators SimMan3G / SimJunior and the simulation environment
  • developing a scenario
  • running and participating in scenarios
  • debriefing a scenario
  • reviewing debriefing practice (debriefing the debrief)

Comments from previous Workshop participants

"Thank you for making this a valued learning experience and investing in us individually as well as a group"
"Very well prepared, planned and facilitated workshop"
"I was very pleasantly surprised how practical and helpful [the workshop] was and enjoyed it a great deal"