SSH Accreditation

of Healthcare Simulation Programs

Set your program apart by becoming an SSH Accredited Program. SSH Accreditation is a peer-reviewed, customized evaluation of your healthcare simulation program. This accreditation examines simulation program's processes and outcomes in assessment, research, teaching/education, and systems integration.

The Standards fit any

Healthcare Simulation Program

The Standards of Performance were developed with all programs in mind. The Standards are not prescriptive but instead describe the desired outcomes and processes that are hallmarks of quality healthcare simulation. SSH Accreditation is designed for simulation programs in: Academic/University settings Hospitals, Medical Associations, Stand-alone facilities and Other educational settings

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INACSL Standards

of Best Practice: SimulationSM

The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) has developed the INACSL Standards of Best Practice: SimulationSM to advance the science of simulation, share best practices, and provide evidence-based guidelines for implementation and training.


Adoption of the INACSL Standards of Best Practice: Simulation demonstrate a commitment to quality and implementation of rigorous evidence based practices in healthcare education to improve patient care by complying with practice standards.

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Healthcare Simulationist

Code of Ethics by SSH

The Healthcare Simulationist Code of Ethics has been formulated by a global working group to support the quality and ethical practice of healthcare simulation around the world.

six aspirational values

1. Integrity 2. Transparency 3. Mutual Respect 4. Professionalism 5. Accountability 6. Results Orientation

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Healthcare Simulation

Dictionary by SSH

The Healthcare Simulation Dictionary is designed to enhance communication and clarity for healthcare simulationists in teaching, education, assessment, research, and systems integration activities.


The content included in the Dictionary may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. SSH makes no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the content of the Dictionary, and disclaims all warranties to the fullest extent permitted by law. In no event shall SSH, any organization who provided input to the Dictionary, or individual in the working group be liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use the Dictionary.

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