Tuesday 19 March 13:00 CET - Thursday 18 April 15:00 CET

At these two World Café Sessions, Nursing CoP members will agree priorities, foster collaboration, promote innovation, facilitate networking, and develop actionable plans, including:

  • exploring and reshaping the mission, vision, and objectives of the CoP in accordance with the aims of SESAM;
  • creating/facilitating a collaborative and supportive environment among members that can lead to valuable connections, partnerships, and shared experiences;
  • creating/facilitating opportunities to share best practice, standards, and research in simulation to enhance the delivery of simulation to our learners.
  • actively supporting CoP simulation educators and practitioners through education, mentoring and research;
  • increasing the presence of the CoP at the Annual Meeting, not only through the CoP meeting, but also through activities such as workshops.

We look forward to working and collaborating with you in these very exciting times! For joining details, please contact nursingcop@sesamsociety.org

Nursing CoP Leadership Team: Alan, Rachel, Catia and Hanne

Backround and Purpose 

The SESAM Nursing Special Interest Group is a network for professionals dedicated and with special interest in the field and all aspects of simulation based nursing care and simulation based healthcare. The Nursing CoP provides SESAM members a structured environment to collaborate, research and share with each other different experiencies and knowledge no matter the distance or culture, possibiliting to get mutual support and the opportunity to look beyond our own borders. 

During the last SESAM Annual Meeting held in Lisbon in June 2023, a group of nursing simulation professionals and enthusiasts met with the objective of gathering together and meet each other, explore the needs and interest of creating a collaborative networking strategy in simulation based nursing care, and to define a leadership and governance structure for the future Nursing CoP.


In accordance with the aims of SESAM, the mission of Nursing CoP is to create and facilitate a safe and structured environment to support nursing and healthcare simulation, based on collaborative networking within nursing and other interprofessional communities through education, mentoring and research. 


To improve patient and professionals safety by leading change and transforming clinical practice, promoting and supporting excellence in the field of nursing and healthcare simulation.


  1. Increase nursing professionals presence within SESAM from European and International healthcare simulation commumity. 
  2. Increase nursing members involvement and activities by facilitating and promoting opportunities for collaboration and networking. 
  3. Increase nursing members involvement and connections by facilitating and promoting opportunities for collaboration and networking with others CoP´s members and Committees. 
  4. Increase and generate collaboration and networking with external partners to improve and promote healthcare simulation in the field of nursing education and practice. 

Nursing CoP Structure and Governance 

  1. Chair: Alan Platt
  2. Co-Chair: Rachel Hediger
  3. Secretary: Cátia Botelho
  4. Project Coordinator: Hanne Selberg
  5. EC leader of Nursing CoPPedro Cartaxo Cintra

Contact us: nursingcop@sesamsociety.org