The Simulated Patient Network (SPN)
Welcome to the Simulated Patient Network – SPN (previously, Victorian Simulated Patient Network – VSPN) website. The SPN aims to provide individuals interested in simulated patient (SP) practice with a network to share with and from each other. SPs are individuals trained to portray real patients. SPs contribute to health professional education in many ways. There is a spectrum of SP practices that are expanding. The SPN aims to connect SPs, educators, students, clinicians and others through this website.
SPN e-learning courses:
We are pleased to announce that our e-learning courses are now available via the Healthysimulation.com e-learning platform. HealthySimulation.com is accredited by the State of California DCA Board of Registered Nursing as a Continuing Education Provider #CEP17566.
Previously, the courses were offered as a 13 modules within 1 program/course. The courses have been re-formatted and updated, and are now offered individually. The first 4 courses are now available for registration here (please note that prices listed on Healthysimulation are in USD).
Read about our updated courses here.
Read more about how SP methodology is implemented by educators here.
Read about the SP perspectives here.
SPN was featured in HealthySimulation.com. Read the article here.