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Adaptation of the US Army’s After-Action Review for Simulation Debriefing in Healthcare

Overview of attention for article published in Simulation in Healthcare, December 2013
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Title
Adaptation of the US Army’s After-Action Review for Simulation Debriefing in Healthcare
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Simulation in Healthcare, December 2013
DOI 10.1097/sih.0b013e31829ac85c
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Abstract

Postsimulation debriefing is a critical component of effective learning in simulation-based health care education. Numerous formats in which to conduct the debriefing have been proposed. In this report, we describe the adaptation the US Army's After-Action Review (AAR) debriefing format for postsimulation debriefing in health care. The Army's AAR format is based on sound educational theory and has been used with great success in the US Army and civilian organizations for decades. Debriefing using the health care simulation AAR process requires planning, preparation, and follow-up. Conducting a postsimulation debriefing using the health care simulation AAR debriefing format includes 7 sequential steps as follows: (1) define the rules of the debriefing, (2) explain the learning objectives of the simulation, (3) benchmark performance, (4) review what was supposed to happen during the simulation, (5) identify what actually happened, (6) examine why events occurred the way they did, and (7) formalize learning by reviewing with the group what went well, what did not go well and what they would do differently if faced with a similar situation in real life. We feel that the use of the health care simulation AAR debriefing format provides a structured and supported method to conduct an effective postsimulation debriefing, with a focus on the learning objectives and reliance on preidentified performance standards.

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 58 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 10 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 17%
Researcher 9 16%
Professor > Associate Professor 7 12%
Other 6 10%
Other 16 28%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 29 50%
Unspecified 9 16%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 12%
Social Sciences 4 7%
Arts and Humanities 2 3%
Other 7 12%

Attention Score in Context

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#1,152,467
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Outputs from Simulation in Healthcare
#56
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#24,597
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#2
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