spsim 2017 Bern

Welcome to SPSIM 2017

SPSIM is a biennial, international conference on the use of Standardized Patients and Simulation in undergraduate and postgraduate education of health professionals. The topic of SPSIM 2017 is

Curricular integration of simulation in healthcare

from concept to reality 

Main conference topics are:

  • New approaches in teaching and learning with patient actors (standardized and simulated patients), simulators, hybrid simulation, serious games, and virtual reality
  • Interprofessional training and team training
  • Effective debriefing and feedback
  • Improving patient safety

Target audience

  • All faculty and clinicians involved in the education of healthcare professionals
  • Medical doctors and allied health professionals interested in this new approach of training and assessment

Program overview:

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  • Preconference workshops on March 16, 2017
  • Conference with invited keynote speakers, short communications, workshops and posters on March 17 and 18, 2017
  • Round table with Swiss stakeholders in undergraduate and postgraduate education of healthcare professionals on March 18, 2017
  • Conference Dinner on March 17, 2017


Conference language

  • English is the official conference language. Some presentations and workshops are in French or German. They are clearly indicated in the program.

Location and accommodation:

Exhibitors and Sponsors:

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