Sandra Gepfert: Integrating Simulators and Simulations into the Classroom for Allied Health


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Sandra Gepfert

Welcome to "Integrating Simulators and Simulations into the Classroom for Allied Health"


Course Overview

This mini-course will consist of the integration of simulators and simulations into a lesson.


  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the human body
  • Must have an understanding of medical terminology
  • Must be able to perform the psychomotor skills that will be expected of the students.
  • Knowledge of preparing lesson plans.

Course Level Objectives

Learners will:

  * Research and describe types of simulators
  * Describe effects of simulators on psychomotor and cognitive abilities. 
  * Describe best practices in incorporating simulators into the classroom. 
  * Describe techniques for incorporating simulations
  * Design a lesson plan using simulator or simulation

Materials Needed:

  • Access to computer
  • Access to the internet to view videos


Unit 1 - Psychomotor and Cognitive Correlation: Lesson 1

Unit 2 - Types of simulators and simulations: Lesson 2

Unit 3 - The role of simulators in the classroom: Lesson 3