Simulation Operations and Administration

  • Michael Moyer
  • Joseph O. Lopreiato
  • Nicola Peiris
Part of the Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation book series (CHS)


Pediatric simulation programs are in high demand because of the broad applicability of simulation in health care. However, in order to become an established and sustainable pediatric simulation program, there must be short- and long-range planning considerations for space, faculty, finances, and equipment. Administrative and operational responsibilities become key to a program’s success or failure as it grows and takes on new challenges. From building governance models, to choosing the right faculty members, to understanding the correct resources for simulators available, these are various choices that simulation administrators must address when building successful programs. In this chapter, the various considerations and issues that simulation program administrators must tackle in order to build successful programs are discussed.


Administration Advisory Agreement Clinical Community Debriefing Decision-making Director Equipment Faculty Finances Fiscal Funding Governance Hospitals Leadership Learning Manager Mission Monetary Operations Operator Pediatric Policy Program Representation Simulation Staffing Stakeholder Vision 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Moyer
    • 1
  • Joseph O. Lopreiato
    • 2
  • Nicola Peiris
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Simulation & EducationTriHealthCincinnatiUSA
  2. 2.Val G. Hemming Simulation Center, Department of PediatricsUniformed Services University of the Health SciencesBethesdaUSA
  3. 3.KidSIM Simulation ProgramUniversity of Calgary, Alberta Children’s HospitalCalgaryCanada

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