NHS England TEL Simulation and Immersive Technologies

Definitions of Simulation and Immersive Technologies

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Simulation-based techniques and immersive technologies are core ways for educating the health and care workforce.

This document provides a basic guide to the simulation-based techniques and immersive technologies available, and some of the key terms. It is not intended as an exhaustive simulation taxonomy or definitive source of information but aims to inform health and care leaders, practitioners, learners and patients about the current simulation and immersive technology landscape and potential future developments.

This document is part of a series of publications produced by the NHS England Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Simulation and Immersive Technologies team. Other documents from the series can be found in the NHS England TEL Simulation and Immersive Technologies Learning Hub catalogue.

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Contributed by: NHS England TEL Simulation and Immersive Technologies
Authored by: Simulation and Immersive Technologies Team, NHS England (TEL)
Licence: Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International More information on licences
Last updated: 24 April 2024
First contributed: 04 March 2024
Audience access level: General user


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