Simulation-based assessment and the regulation of healthcare professionals.

  title={Simulation-based assessment and the regulation of healthcare professionals.},
  author={Eric S. Holmboe and Mary Ann Rizzolo and Ajit K. Sachdeva and Morton B. Rosenberg and Amitai Ziv},
  journal={Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare},
  volume={6 Suppl},
Although we still have much to learn about incorporating simulation into regulatory-based assessments, the authors believe that sufficient evidence exists to further advance the use of simulation-based assessments as part of the regulatory systems for healthcare professionals. This position article reviews the current use of simulation-based assessment for credentialing, licensing, and certification programs in medicine, nursing, and dentistry. The findings support the view that simulation… CONTINUE READING
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