Types, Purposes And Simulation Of Contributions In Vocational Training In Health: Narrative Review

  • Fillipi André dos Santos Silva
  • Soraya Maria de Medeiros
  • Raphael Raniere de Oliveira Costa
  • Marília Souto de Araújo
  • Marcella Alessandra Gabriel dos Santos
  • Veronica Rodrigues Fonsêca Costa
  • Milva Maria Figueiredo de Martino
  • Kennya Cristina Mendes Cocentino de Medeiros
  • Rosângela Symara Lima Araújo
  • Francisco Lopes da Silva Junior


Objective: To identify the types, purposes and the contributions of simulation in training in health.

Method: This is a narrative review of the literature in its construction were used studies surveyed in databases Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences (LILACS) and Scopus, and other data sources.

Results: The types of simulations and simulators are characterized by the degree of organization of landscape and simulator technology: low, medium and high fidelity. These degrees of fidelity enable the development of skills and abilities in students in the context of health education.

 Conclusion: Considering the scope and possibilities of its use, the simulation can be a positive tool in health education process.

 Descriptors: Education. Simulation. Health. Education. Formative feedback.


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How to Cite
DOS SANTOS SILVA, Fillipi André et al. Types, Purposes And Simulation Of Contributions In Vocational Training In Health: Narrative Review. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 10, jan. 2017. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imedicalsociety.org/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/2258>. Date accessed: 25 july 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.3823/2273.
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