Scottish Centre for Simulation & Clinical Human Factors
The Scottish Centre for Simulation & Clinical Human Factors is a state-of the-art multi-professional training facility and the only high fidelity simulation centre in Scotland.
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Our faculty of experts in simulation based medical education (SBME) oversee the design and delivery of courses, in conjunction with subject matter experts. This process ensures that course learning objectives are tailored for and appropriate to the target learners. See our List of Courses for more info.
SBME is increasingly recognised as a pivotal part of training a safe and capable healthcare workforce. Many people approach the Centre expressing an interest in developing themselves as SBME facilitators. We have Train the Trainers type courses centered on helping you to do this. There are also a limited number of observer and developing faculty places on some of our courses. If you are interested, please see our faculty development section.
Simulation training and an understanding of human factors are applied throughout the healthcare environment to support effective, efficient and safe patient care.
- Develop a national network of experts in simulation and human factors training
- Develop and deliver effective courses and training packages
- Promote simulation based education through research and collaboration
- Equity of access
- Demonstrable quality and safety
- A collaborative and open approach