Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

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Keywords
simulation; neonatal transport; teamwork; education
Key points
  1. Deliberate practice of a skill with constructive feedback is critical to building expertise and mastery.
  2. High-fidelity simulation for transport team training improves team members' confidence in clinical and communication abilities.
  3. Creating a simulation programme curriculum takes time and resources. An organised approach will ensure success.

Also published in Infant:

VOLUME 17/ISSUE 3, MAY 2021
Parent simulation education – early implementation on the NICU
Introducing practices and facilities that encourage and support families to actively care for their infants while on a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is essential in providing effective family-integrated care. In this article we describe the design, implementation and evaluation of a parent simulation teaching programme to improve parental confidence in caring for their infant within the first two weeks of their admission to the NICU.

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