Associate Professor Michelle Kelly has experience in critical care nursing, simulation and pedagogy. Michelle has held leadership positions at two universities with responsibilities for building and integrating simulation into curricula. Professional contributions include: past Chair of the Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare; Vice-Chair of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) Research Committee; editorial board member for Clinical Simulation in Nursing and Associate Editor for Advances in Simulation. International collaborations extend to the USA, UK, Singapore, Norway, Sweden and New Zealand. Michelle has been internationally recognised as a Fellow of the Academy of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and has authored over 64 publications, 9 book chapters and been guest editor for special issues on clinical simulation. She was one of 4 editors for Healthcare simulation education: Evidence, theory and practice (Wiley). Research areas include: clinical judgement, cultural considerations, pain assessment, return on investment, and difficult conversations.
The evidence behind simulation training