Establishing a convention for acting in healthcare simulation: merging art and science.

@article{Sanko2013EstablishingAC,
  title={Establishing a convention for acting in healthcare simulation: merging art and science.},
  author={Jill Steiner Sanko and Ilya Shekhter and R. R. Kyle and Stephen Di Benedetto and David J. Birnbach},
  journal={Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare},
  year={2013},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={215-20}
}
SUMMARY STATEMENT Among the most powerful tools available to simulation instructors is a confederate. Although technical and logical realism is dictated by the simulation platform and setting, the quality of role playing by confederates strongly determines psychological or emotional fidelity of simulation. The highest level of realism, however, is achieved when the confederates are properly trained. Theater and acting methodology can provide simulation educators a framework from which to… CONTINUE READING
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