Micro-credential Blended

Application of Simulation Practice in Healthcare - Micro-credential

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Is the application of simulation in healthcare something that interests you? Do you use simulation in your teaching practice but feel that you can improve on how you implement it, then this Application of Simulation Practice in Healthcare - Micro-credential course at Trinity College Dublin is for you.


This Application of Simulation Practice in Healthcare - Micro-credential course at Trinity College Dublin will be relevant to any healthcare professional in education, wishing to develop competency and expand their knowledge in the application of simulation. This cohort includes doctors; nurses; paramedics and other allied healthcare professionals who require this module to allow for the expansion of their practice in skill and problem-based education.  

What will I do?

  • You will participate in lectures and discussions. Blended learning approach will be adopted to facilitate flexibility for the participants
  • You will learn about strategies to design a simulation session
  • You will design a simulation scenario based on your healthcare setting. This scenario will be implemented in simulation software and the developed scenario will run in a live simulation session that will be peer reviewed.
  • You will learn about advancements in simulation.
  • You will be expected to implement evaluation and feedback mechanisms that can be utilised in your healthcare setting.
  • Please note this micro-credential is a short course and is not considered an eligible programme for a student visa (D study visa).

Programme Structure

You will learn to:

  • Apply the education strategies required for simulation practice. 
  • Develop scenarios specific to the clinical healthcare setting
  • Apply these scenarios utilising a range of fidelity patient simulator.
  • Identify and apply the IT infrastructure and platforms to manage a simulation session. 
  • Manage a simulation session and measure the necessary outcomes of their planned session.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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  • Accidents
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Evidence of previous healthcare experience for minimum of 3 years. 
  • Professional Reference and Curriculum Vitae

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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