Simulated patient resources
Welcome to the SimEd simulated patient resource portal
What is a simulated patient?
Simulated patients (SPs) are individuals who are trained to portray the personal history, physical symptoms, emotional characteristics and everyday concerns of an actual patient (their relatives and healthcare professionals). They can provide learners with constructive feedback from the patient's perspective.
This page will help you to understand the role of the simulated patient, what is required of you and what to expect.
This documentation can be adapted for your simulated patient bank and is a comprehensive document detailing the management of the program. Read more
Materials in this section include interview questions, a case study and sample materials for recruitment. Everything you need to know to start your own program. Read more
Giving feedback to students is one of the hardest aspects of being a simulated patient. Find tips and hints here on providing feedback. Read more
Ever wondered how to learn a role? You'll find tips and handy information here on learning and researching a case study for accurate role portrayal. Read more
Hear what our simulated patients have to say and why they enjoying participating in the simulation sessions for student learning. Read more