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Types of Training

The MMU team provides a diverse set of education topics, customized to the specific needs of the learners, and delivered in a dynamic and engaging environment.

South Okanagan General Hospital, 2017

Hands-on
Using theoretical knowledge and hands-on learning allows participants to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes to perform tasks that meet the site’s clinical practice guidelines.

Education topic examples:
  • Airway techniques and management
  • Procedural sedation
  • Ultrasound practice
  • Trauma topics and scenarios
  • Sepsis management
  • Intraosseous needle insertion



Simulation training
This scenario-based learning uses a representation of real-world situations and processes to create experiential learning for the participants. This includes a structured debrief that focuses on the key learnings of the simulation.  

This education can be tailored to meet the needs and interests of the learners and site involved.


Just-in-time training

Just-in-time clinical familiarization

This type of education provides an orientation to working in the MMU and ensures host site staff who provide patient care are familiar with the MMU’s clinical space and equipment within the unit.

Just-in-time facilities familiarization

This education provides the host site relevant staff with training on the logistics and safety of operating within the unit.

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