Table 2

Types of simulation during the COVID-19 pandemic

TypeAll respondents, n (%)
In situ simulation20 (46.5)
 Training of COVID-19 patient care14 (70.0)
 Technical skills for COVID-19 patient care (ie, donning and doffing, endotracheal intubation)17 (85.0)
 Creation and testing of COVID-19 patient path (ie, triage, screening)10 (50.0)
 Non-technical skills for COVID-19 patient care (ie, communication with patient and relatives, decisions on life ending)3 (15.0)
 Other training (ie, trauma, non-COVID-19 patient airway management, cardiac arrest)8 (40.0)
 Creation and testing of diagnostic and/or therapeutic path for other patients2 (10.0)
In-centre simulation7 (16.3)
 Training of COVID-19 patient care5 (71.4)
 Technical skills for COVID-19 patient care (ie, donning and doffing, endotracheal intubation)5 (71.4)
 Creation and testing of COVID-19 patient path (ie, triage, screening)3 (42.9)
 Non-technical skills for COVID-19 patient care (ie, communication with patient and relatives, decisions on life ending)2 (28.6)
 Other training (ie, trauma, non-COVID-19 patient airway management, cardiac arrest)4 (57.1)
 Creation and testing of diagnostic and/or therapeutic path for other patients0 (0.0)
Telematic modality for COVID-1923 (53.5)
 Webinar20 (87.0)
 Video recorded12 (52.2)
 Virtual reality3 (13.0)
 Augmented reality1 (4.4)
Telematic modality for other training21 (48.9)
 Webinar20 (95.2)
 Video recorded10 (47.6)
 Virtual reality3 (14.3)
 Augmented reality2 (9.5)
None8 (18.6)