Maudsley Learning Simulation Conference 2024, a groundbreaking two-day event dedicated to mental health simulation, is poised to engage professionals, experts, and enthusiasts from the UK and beyond. Hosted by the Maudsley Learning simulation team, this conference promises to illuminate the evolving landscape of mental health education and simulation.

Innovative Approaches to Mental Health Education

The demand for innovative educational approaches in mental health care is on the rise, and this conference serves as a pivotal platform to explore and showcase cutting-edge projects. Participants can anticipate immersive workshops, insightful discussions, and a deep dive into the dynamic world of mental health simulation, exploring its profound impact on the skills, confidence, and knowledge of healthcare professionals.

A Collaborative Space for Learning and Networking

More than a conference, this inaugural event seeks to create a collaborative space where attendees can learn from each other, exchange ideas, and network with like-minded colleagues. Whether deeply involved in mental health simulation or simply curious about its potential, the conference is designed to inspire, educate, and foster connections that will shape the future of mental health education.

Flexible Participation Options

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

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Call for Abstract Submissions: "The Present and Future of Mental Health Simulation"

The organizers invite abstract submissions on the theme "The Present and Future of Mental Health Simulation." 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 Submissions:

Face-to-Face Workshops (Day 2) – 60 minutes
Online Talks (Day 1) – 15–20 minutes
Online Workshops (Day 1) – 45 minutes
Wide Array of Topics

Topics for submissions can cover a variety of subjects related to the main theme of the conference, including 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.

Important Dates for Abstract Submissions:

Abstract Submission Deadline: Wednesday, 18th February 2024
Expert Committee Review of Abstracts: Week Commencing 22nd February 2024
Notification of Accepted Abstracts: Thursday, 29th February 2024

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Save the Date: May 9th and 10th, 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 18th February 2024.

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a groundbreaking event that is set to shape the future of mental health education through simulation. Join us at the Maudsley Learning Simulation Conference 2023 and contribute to the advancement of mental health care worldwide.