Role of live simulations in learning disability nursing
Rebecca Gillett Third year learning disability nursing student, Birmingham City University
Rebecca Gillett outlines a collaborative project in which students from different professions practised communication skills with actors portraying service users
This article discusses a collaborative project undertaken by learning disability nursing staff in which an interprofessional working environment was created for students of different health professions at the same university. The project involved setting up a live simulation workshop, in which students could practise essential communication skills with actors portraying patients with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours.
Learning Disability Practice. 17, 2,26-28. doi: 10.7748/ldp2014.02.17.2.26.e1507Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer reviewConflict of interest
Received: 25 September 2013
Accepted: 10 January 2014