Paired Pediatric Case Simulations

IPE activity designed to provide students with low-stakes opportunity to practice interacting with caregivers and developing interprofessional care plans. Activity involves two case studies representing the same child at different ages (age 2 and 8). Patient actors play role of caregivers. Original activity included Audiology, SLP, Nursing, Optometry, and Public Health. Learners, facilitators, and actors complete Collaboration and  Satisfaction About Care Decisions (CSACD) to evaluate team performance. Additional post-simulation debriefing with actors to discuss outcomes and areas of strength/weakness. (Beginners and Intermediates; VE, RR, IC, TT)

Delivery: In-person

Reference: Eichorn et al. (In Press, Communication Disorders Quarterly), Supplementary materials include full case study and other implementation details.

Contributed by: Naomi Eichorn (

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