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The Role of the Clinical Technician within a Simulated Practice

Clayton, Tracy (2011) The Role of the Clinical Technician within a Simulated Practice. In: Human Patient Simulation Network (HPSN) Annual Conference 2011, 22nd - 24th February 2011, Tampa, Florida, USA. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    The role of the Senior Clinical Technician is multifaceted and includes the efficient running of skills laboratories, while maintaining and servicing serviceable equipment. The role of the technician has developed with the advancement of iStan and METI products allowing for support of national trends, flexibility in curriculum development and the introduction of new skills for the technician. The integration of iStan into simulation laboratories and the facilitation of simulated practice has had a two-fold impact upon the team. First, by a reduction in facilitator manpower and secondly, by providing a development opportunity to the technician. These changes have resulted in heightened job satisfaction for the technician through observing the change in the nature of student learning and the benefits they are gaining from simulated practice.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
    R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
    Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
    Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
    Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2011 12:57
    Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 13:10
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/9825

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