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Welcome to ASPiH

The Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare was established in 2008. In it 15 years as a membership association it has grown and evolved both in its activities that support our members and in its relationship with other societies and commercial partners in the wider simulation community.

The Association considers that all individuals involved in the design, delivery, evaluation, and translation of simulated practice should adhere to the ASPiH 2023 core values of

  1. safety
  2. equity, diversity and inclusion
  3. sustainability
  4. excellence

Each year we hold an annual conference and network meeting. The conference themes are chosen to help us explore, share and evaluate something that we feel is important, current or innovative.

In recent years, we have focused on equity, diversity and inclusion and sustainability and in 2024 our conference theme is focusing on transformative simulation which is a simulation paradigm shift. As we celebrate 15 years as the Association for Simulation in Healthcare Practice we invite you all to help us explore, collaborate, innovate, research, evaluate and of course celebrate this exciting and evolving modality.

Colette Laws-Chapman, President (2023-2025)

The website is designed to keep our simulation community up to date with the latest news and developments.

Let us work together; share learning, celebrate achievements and capture the detail, so that cohesion and consistency can be delivered for the benefit of both faculty members and learners alike.

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ASPiH Conference 2024!

Annual General Meeting - AGM

The next AGM is being held via Microsoft Teams on 15th April 2024 9:00-10:30am

CONFERENCE

The 2024 conference will be held on the 3rd -5th of November in Edinburgh!

MEMBERSHIP

Join our network, stay connected and supported by our simulation community!

STANDARDS

The ASPiH Standards 2023 were launched on 8th November.

THE JOURNAL

Official Journal: International Journal of Healthcare Simulation

EVENTS

Check out our events calendar and RSVP online! All events are free for our members.

Framework

Improving Quality through Simulation

This framework is the product of a collaboration between Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW), the Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare (ASPiH) and the Society for Simulation in Europe (SESAM).

It is a novel step-by-step guide to the collaborative design of simulation-based interventions to improve patient safety, including who to engage and how to incorporate best practice. It also signposts to guidance for intervention evaluation and further information through links embedded in the text.

It aims to be useful to anybody in the health and care community that wishes to be involved in developing a simulation response following an event or, more widely, improvement through the use of simulation.

Improving quality through simulation, a quality improvement based framework to guide simulation interventions following key events in healthcare.

Diaz-Navarro C, Jones B, Pugh G, Moneypenny M, Lazarovici M and Grant D, March 2023.

Our Institutional Members

Sign up your organisation as an Institutional Member with ASPiH and ensure that your faculty and simulation activities are supported by a collaborative and innovative network.

Our Values

OUR VISION

Is to be a collaborative community to improve the quality, safety and effectiveness of patient care by advancing excellence in simulation in workforce development and clinical practice.

OUR MISSION

Is to promote and support simulation-based education and technology enhanced learning in the pursuit of best practice for our patients, learners and partners.

Values

JOURNAL CLUB

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group open to all!

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