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Welcome to the webpage for Simulation Training for Anaesthetics and Core Anaesthetics Training.

In alignment with the simulation strategy and curriculum from the Royal College, we believe simulation has an important role in improving the efficiency and quality of training and in maintaining patient safety. We have defined simulation as any activity that seeks to represent or partially recreate clinical practice. To maximize efficiency of this often resource-heavy method of training, we would suggest that we try and match the learners’ needs with the most efficient methods. To do this, we would recommend the Knowledge/Skills/Drills/Performance framework in order to categorise different learning needs and simulation activity (see Simulation Strategy).