Program pre-conference workshops & conference days

The congress will take place from 31 August to 2 September 2022 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Online registration is now open

Wednesday, 31 August 2022

Time Event
09:00 – 12:00 Pre-conference workshops
Workshop 1Digital play – Training of standardized patients for digital formats
Workshop 2Simulated patients and stereotypes – How to deal with diversity in human simulation
12:00 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 13:30 Registration
13:30 – 14:00 Opening of conference – greetings
14:00 – 15:00 Keynote speaker 1: Francine Viret & Karen Lister
Standardized Patients in exceptional circumstances: pandemic workarounds that are here to stay and how SP are not tools to use but experts to employ
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 17:00 Short presentations
18Using simulation to prepare APS students for their first apprenticeship
3The use of virtual reality versus standardized patients: issues and challenges
4Respite service for informal caregivers: evaluation of simulation-training based education program
5Quality assurance of role portrayal of simulated patients – The current status of a multicenter qualitative exploratory study
6Patient instructor: a new way of teaching neurology to physiotherapy students?

Thursday, 1 September 2022

Time Event
08:00 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 10:15 Keynote speaker 2: Dr. Daniel Tolks
Serious Games and gamification for health: why should we be using them more, why aren’t we already and how would we be doing that anyway? A serious session to be enjoyed.
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 12:00 Short presentations
1Pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, and family health care lesson with e-book and Virtual Reality
11Analysis of Teaching Practices with Virtual Reality in Higher Education
12The role of modern technologies in disaster training: an overview of scientifically evaluated training methods used to prepare medical first responders for disasters
13Never have I ever… Supporting teachers and trainers during their first experiences with immersive technologies
14Design process of a virtual reality simulation environment for training Quality, Health and Safety managers: an approach to instructional design principles adaptable to health simulation context
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 14:00 Short presentations
7Reducing childbirth-related intrusive memories and PTSD symptoms via a singlesession behavioural intervention including a visuospatial task: A proof-of principle study
8The place of Serious Games for the Future Of Legal Educacion – PRITS
9A glimpse of future – exploring objective measures for evaluating medical teamwork in VR settings – a mixed methods review
10Combined simulation with VR and computer-controlled manikins
14:00 – 14:30 Coffee break
14:30 – 17:00 Workshop 3Entering a new reality – chances and limitations of VR in medical education
Workshop 4Working with Simulated Participants online without putting them “on the line”
17:45 – 18:45 CEPS Elysée visit at center for simulation
19:30 – 22:00 Conference dinner

Friday, 2 September 2022

Time Event
08:00 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 10:15 Keynote speaker 3: Dr. med. Tanja Birrenbach & Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Sauter
Virtual Emergency Medicine – Education in Acute Care Medicine
10:15 – 12:30 Workshop 5HESAV: transversality and specificity of simulated patient training
Workshop 6Enhancing emotional competencies in feedback training for standardized patients [SPs] through experiential learning – How an evaluation of simulations using theater pedagogical methods can bring out expert knowledge of SPs
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 14:15 Slide poster presentations
1What role do knowledge and the diagnostic process play in clinical reasoning in the context of virtual patients?
2Measurement of social skills with standardized patients
3The effects of an acute care training module on student nurses’ self – confidence in clinical assessment and judgement: a quasi-experimental study
4What does the tattoo studio have to do with simulations?
5Keeping the eye on the ball: How we built artificial eyes to extend a fundoscopy simulator’s scope
6Nursing simulation education current and future perspective in middle income countries
14:15 – 14:45 Coffee break
14:45 – 16:15 Short presentations
2Standardized Patient simulation research in a culturally oriented system: experiences and outcomes
15Managing an immersive simulation session: an analysis of the facilitators’ role
16Retrospective view from professional sight on value of communication training
17Frugal innovation in a healthcare education context. Case study of an eco-sustainable approach in simulation
19Improving nursing student skills through the implementation of a remote clinical debriefing program
20Effect of repeated simulation-based learning in intravenous medication safety: a randomized controlled study
16:15 – 16:45 Round table “How should we be going about SP and Simulation in Switzerland”
16:45 – 17:00 Closing of conference