Mental health simulation conference 2024

Course information
Date
09 May
Length and time
2 Days : Day 1 Online, Day 2 Face to Face
Cost
£75.00 - £200.00
Course information
Date
09 May
Length and time
2 Days : Day 1 Online, Day 2 Face to Face
Cost
£75.00 - £200.00
About the conference

Join us for the Maudsley Learning Simulation Conference 2024, a transformative two-day event that puts mental health simulation in the spotlight. Hosted by the Maudsley Learning simulation team, this conference gathers experts, professionals, and enthusiasts from across the UK and beyond to showcase the dynamic landscape of mental health simulation.

As the demand for innovative educational approaches in mental health care grows, this conference provides a unique platform to explore and showcase cutting-edge projects. From interactive workshops to insightful discussions, attendees will have the opportunity to delve into the exciting world of mental health simulation and its profound impact on healthcare professionals' skills, confidence, and knowledge.

This inaugural event is more than just a conference; it's a collaborative space where participants can learn from one another, exchange ideas, and network with like-minded colleagues. Whether you are actively involved in mental health simulation or curious about its potential, this conference is designed to inspire, educate, and foster connections that will drive the future of mental health education.


This conference spans two days, with the first day conducted online and the second day held face-to-face with limited seating. Attendees have the flexibility to participate in either day one, day two, or both days based on their preferences.

Themes

Explore innovative mental health simulation projects:

Participants will have the opportunity to explore a diverse range of mental health simulation projects, gaining insights into innovative approaches and strategies employed by experts in the field.

Enhance skills in mental health simulation design and implementation:

Attendees will engage in workshops and discussions aimed at refining their skills in designing and implementing effective mental health simulations, with a focus on practical applications and real-world scenarios.

Advance knowledge in key areas of mental health care:

Through interactive sessions, participants will deepen their understanding of various areas within mental health care, enabling them to apply this knowledge to their simulation projects and enhance the educational impact on healthcare professionals.

Build confidence in simulation facilitation:

The conference will provide a platform for attendees to develop and refine their facilitation skills, fostering confidence in leading mental health simulation sessions and effectively guiding healthcare professionals through immersive learning experiences.

Promote collaborative learning and networking:

Participants will actively engage in networking opportunities, fostering collaboration and the exchange of ideas among like-minded colleagues. This collaborative environment aims to stimulate new partnerships and initiatives in the realm of mental health simulation.

Inspire innovation in mental health education:

The conference will inspire attendees to think creatively and innovatively about mental health education, encouraging them to incorporate new ideas and technologies into their simulation projects for a more impactful learning experience.

Gain insights into best practices and challenges:

Through shared experiences and open discussions, attendees will gain valuable insights into best practices and challenges faced by experts in the field of mental health simulation, contributing to a collective understanding of how to overcome obstacles and improve simulation outcomes.

Contribute to the future of mental health simulation training:

Participants will be encouraged to actively contribute their perspectives, experiences, and ideas, playing a vital role in shaping the future landscape of mental health simulation training and education.

Venue

This conference is scheduled for two days. The first day will take place online via Zoom; while the second day is set to be an in-person event at the ORTUS Conferencing and Events Venue, located at 82-96 Grove Lane, London, SE5 8SN with limited seating available.

Attendees have the flexibility to choose their level of participation, whether opting for the online sessions on day one, the face-to-face interactions on day two, or fully engaging in both days based on individual preferences. We look forward to accommodating your preferred mode of attendance and creating a dynamic and inclusive conference experience for all participants

Abstract submission

We are inviting abstract submissions on the theme "The Present and Future of Mental Health Simulation." These submissions can be for the delivery of an online presentation or workshop on Day 1 (Thursday, 9th May) or a presentation or workshop delivered face-to-face on Day 2 (Friday, 10th May).

Timings for the submissions are as follows:

  • Face-to-Face Workshops (Day 2) – 60 minutes
  • Online Talks (Day 1) – 15–20 minutes
  • Online Workshops (Day 1) – 45 minutes

Topics for submissions can cover a variety of subjects related to the main theme of the conference. Examples include Psychological Safety in Simulation, New Technologies in Mental Health Simulation (AI, VR, and Innovative Simulation), Wellbeing and Culture, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in Simulation (Actors, Scenario, Faculty), Mental Health Simulation for Healthcare Transformation, and The Technology and Moderation of Mental Health Simulation.

Abstract submission details are as follows:

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: Wednesday, 18th February 2024
  • Expert Committee Review of Abstracts: Week Commencing 5th February 2024
  • Notification of Accepted Abstracts: Thursday, 29th February 2024

The conference is scheduled for Day 1 on Thursday, 9th May 2024, and Day 2 on Friday, 10th May 2024.

To submit abstracts, please use the electronic abstract form online by Wednesday, 18th February 2024, ensuring careful proofreading before submission.

Course schedule

09/05/2024
Target audience
mental health nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, GP’s, allied health, support staff, doctors.
Locations
Upcoming date
Length and time
09/05/2024 09:00-17:00
8 hours
Locations
Upcoming date
Length and time
10/05/2024 09:00-17:00
8 hours
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Full Conference Experience - Days 1 (Online) & Day 2 (Face-to-Face)
£200.00
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£75.00
998 places available
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Day 2 Face-to-Face exclusive ticket
£150.00
60 places available
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