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Table 1 Overview of the four phases

From: Distributed Simulation as a modelling tool for the development of a simulation-based training programme for cardiovascular specialties

Phase Stage Activities
Phase 1 Concept and structure Mapping the structural criteria and parameters using curriculum for basic, intermediate and advanced training levels
Scenario development (n = 6)
Skills assessment tools (procedural and team-based [32])
Phase 2 Modelling via distributed simulation Training facility and simulated catherization laboratory design
➔ ‘Test bed’ for user feedback
Behavioural team-based framework
➔ Clinical-behavioural-simulation trajectory
Phase 3 Testing, user feedback and collaborative design Test cases at Hammersmith Hospital: basic to advanced level scenarios tested with cardiology trainees (n = 8) for feedback
➔ Refinement of training facility
➔ Refinement of structural criteria to include crisis management
➔ Development of additional scenarios (total n = 16)
➔ Finalisation of skills assessment tools (procedural, team-based and crisis management [37])
Phase 4 Implementation of training programme Transition to ORcamp Training Facility, St Mary’s Hospital
Finalisation of training day format
Launch of the training programme
Training sessions (n = 70)