Clinical Skills Development Service

CSDS wins big at Metro North Health’s Staff Excellence Awards

On 3 December, Metro North Health celebrated its staff’s outstanding achievements at the annual Staff Excellence Awards. These awards recognise excellence either individually, in teams, or through...

Troubleshooting SimPad

A SimPad is an operating device used to control manikins and simulators. An educator can use a SimPad to deliver highly-effective simulation-based training with task trainers and standardised patients. In this video, Clinton Henderson, our Technical...

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Staff Spotlight – Assistant Nursing Director

As part of our #HcSimWeek21 celebration, we interviewed Luke Wainwright, our Assistant Nursing Director of Simulation and Education. This interview has been lightly edited for length and clarity. What is your role? My job is to provide an...

Merry Christmas 2020

The festive season is here, and we’re celebrating at CSDS! Yes, that’s right – it really is that time of the year again, and as the end of 2020 approaches, the team at CSDS would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year...

Virtual reality clinical education trial

How can virtual reality (VR) be integrated into clinical education to boost learning outcomes for clinicians? This is a question we are exploring through a new collaborative trial of virtual reality in clinical education. A joint endeavour...