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2014 IEEE 27th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS) (2014)
New York, NY, USA
May 27, 2014 to May 29, 2014
ISSN: 2372-9198
ISBN: 978-1-4799-4435-4
pp: 128-131
ABSTRACT
With the growing popularity and increasing use of high fidelity simulation (HFS) in medical education, the appropriate role of simulated patient death in the curriculum has been debated from both an educational and ethical perspective. Given that HFS is a relatively new medical teaching modality, the prevailing uncertainty regarding the use of patient death to reinforce medical knowledge and decision-making likely stems from a lack of literature and open discussion on the topic. It is the goal of this paper to further explore the ethical implications of exposing learners in HFS to simulated patient death, with the hope of aiding in the development of effective curriculum for HFS programs.
INDEX TERMS
Context, Education, Ethics, Stress, Decision making, Medical services, Computational modeling
CITATION
Andrew Goldberg, Jesse Hochkeppel, Adam Levine, Samuel DeMaria, "Death in High-Fidelity Simulation: A Bioethical Analysis", 2014 IEEE 27th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS), vol. 00, no. , pp. 128-131, 2014, doi:10.1109/CBMS.2014.70
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