Simulation and its role in training.

  title={Simulation and its role in training.},
  author={Hoda Samia and Sadaf S Khan and Justin Lawrence and Conor Delaney},
  journal={Clinics in colon and rectal surgery},
  volume={26 1},
Despite its short history, surgical simulation has been successfully introduced into surgical residency programs in an effort to augment training. A wide range of simulator types and levels of complexity have proven an effective teaching method for surgical trainees. They have been used for training in areas such as general surgery, urology, gynecology, and ophthalmology among others. Coincident with the introduction of simulators is the need for objective evaluation of skills learned on them… CONTINUE READING
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