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Advanced Focus Course Simulated and Standardized Patients

Maastricht University / Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
04.04.2022 - 06.04.2022  Universiteitssingel 60, 6231ER Maastricht, Netherlands
Application Deadline:March 15th 2022
Course Content
This unique European course for SP educators covers how to use Simulated and Standardized Patients in your curriculum for training, assessment and research. This course is developed in collaboration with the Association of Simulated and Standardized Patient Educators. Course leaders are international leaders in the field of SP methodology (in leading executive board positions of ASPE).
The aim is development and advancement of Simulated/Standardized Patient education in the health sciences.
Learning objectives, training objectives
The course will cover the theory behind simulation SP patient methodology, in particular:
The basics of SP training using a variety of techniques
Designing assessments using SPs
Conducting quality assurance of SP performance
Research with SPs
Target Audience
Work experience is with Health Professions Education as SP educator, teacher or program director.The course will provide a platform for the exchange of international experiences with ample opportunities to bring in local/national problems.
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
Participants will be asked to bring along their own SP cases that will be utilized during the conference.
Learning outcomes: Skills for how to teach others; Training SPs to provide feedback; Recruiting and managing a successful SP bank
IELTS 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score 575 TOEFL iBT® 90 To compose this group for international collaboration, subscription to the course will be by application only.
Local Organizer
School of Health Professions Education, Maastricht University, the Netherlands
The emphasis of the course is on active learning-by-doing. Course methods will include a mixture of demonstration of techniques, short mini lectures, followed by discussion and feedback, and small-group work. You can meet, work and network with other

Enquiries and Registration:

Registration: Email:
Ms. Danielle Vogt
Development Cooperation - Advanced Training, Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, Evidence-Based Health Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Hospital Management and Organisation, Management for NPOs and NGOs, Medical Education , Project management, Training for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals
Type of degree
Master, Certificate of attendance
Education form
Full Time
3 Days
Credit Points
2 ECTS - Points
EUR 1.250,00
Organizer contact info
Universiteitssingel 60
6229 ER Maastricht
Aspher University