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Establishing a safe container for learning in simulation: the role of the presimulation briefing.

Rudolph JW, Raemer DB, Simon R. Establishing a safe container for learning in simulation: the role of the presimulation briefing. Simul Healthc. 2014;9(6):339-49. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000047.

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October 8, 2014
Rudolph JW, Raemer DB, Simon R. Simul Healthc. 2014;9:339-49.

Simulation has been advocated as a way to create a safe space to learn from error. This commentary describes why simulation exercises should define expectations, commit to a "fiction contract" with participants, be logistically realistic, and support psychological safety. The authors suggest that these elements will encourage open dialogue about the mistakes that arise during the exercise.

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Rudolph JW, Raemer DB, Simon R. Establishing a safe container for learning in simulation: the role of the presimulation briefing. Simul Healthc. 2014;9(6):339-49. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000047.