This book provides readers with a detailed orientation to healthcare simulation research, aiming to provide descriptive and illustrative accounts of healthcare simulation research (HSR). Written by leaders in the field, chapter discussions draw on the experiences of the editors and their international network of research colleagues. This seven-section practical guide begins with an introduction to the field by relaying the key components of HSR. Sections two, three, four, and five then cover various topics relating to research literature, methods for data integration, and qualitative and quantitative approaches. Finally, the book closes with discussions of professional practices in HSR, as well as helpful tips and case studies.Healthcare Simulation Research: A Practical Guide is an indispensable reference for scholars, medical professionals and anyone interested in undertaking HSR.
About the Author
Debra Nestel, PhD FSSHProfessorMonash Institute for Health & Clinical Education, Monash UniversityDepartment of Surgery, University of MelbourneVictoriaAustralia Joshua Hui, MD, MS, MHAAssociate Physician Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical CenterEmergency DepartmentLos Angeles, CAUSA Kevin Kunkler, MD ProfessorTexas Christian Univ. and Univ. of North Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine Department of Educational Affairs Fort Worth, TXUSA Mark W. Scerbo, PhD, FSSH, FHFESProfessor Department of PsychologyOld Dominion University Norfolk, VAUSA Aaron W. Calhoun, MD, FAAP, FSSHProfessorDepartment of Pediatrics, University of Louisville School of Medicine and Norton Children's HospitalLouisville, KY USA