Goal: To provide an overview of a hemodialysis simulation program.
Define healthcare simulation training.
Explain the initiation of the HD-specific patient simulation program and the renal simulation experience at one facility in Queensland, Australia.
Discuss the importance of simulation education for nurses new to the nephrology specialty.
Acknowledgements: Kylie Dunbar-Reid acknowledges the Cairns Skills Centre staff: Emy Dezen and Deidre White, Dr. Jenny Sando, ADON Nurse Education and Research Unit Cairns, and the Cairns Renal Unit Nursing, Medical, Administration, and Technical staff for their support.
Statement of Disclosure: The authors reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.