Using actors to simulate doctors in the continuing professional development of GP trainers and appraisers.

@article{Scallan2011UsingAT,
  title={Using actors to simulate doctors in the continuing professional development of GP trainers and appraisers.},
  author={Samantha Scallan and Kerry Ball and Johnny Lyon-Maris and Peter Burrows and Eileen Gorrod},
  journal={Education for primary care : an official publication of the Association of Course Organisers, National Association of GP Tutors, World Organisation of Family Doctors},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={171-7}
}
Simulation has radically changed medical training and is set to continue to do so in the future. The branch of simulation that sees actors playing a role in training and assessment is long-established and well-developed. Typically actors have been used to play the role of patient. This innovation in communication skills teaching sees actors playing doctors… CONTINUE READING

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