Learning by Simulation and the Simulation of Learning

  • Alan Bleakley
  • John Bligh
  • Julie Browne
Part of the Advances in Medical Education book series (AMEDUC, volume 1)


In this chapter, we continue the theme of location for medical education, but now move away from work sites such as hospitals, to the clinical skills centre. Here, learning by simulation has become the dominant teaching method.


Medical Education Clinical Skill Junior Doctor Identity Construction Psychomotor Skill 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Peninsula College of Medicine and DentistryUniversities of Plymouth and ExeterPlymouthUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.School of MedicineCardiff University University Hospital of WalesCardiffUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental EducationCardiff UniversityCardiffUnited Kingdom

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