2021 Standardized Patient User Guide


The complete 2020 SP User Guide is available here. Once the complete 2021 User Guide is uploaded we will delete the 2020 SP User Guide

                                                                                             New and Revised 2021 SP User Guide in 5 Modules

                                                                                                         Read on the Go!

                                                                            Transparency and Easy Access to SPP Information

For easy access to information about the SP program, services and practices, the SPP team has broken down the 2020 SP User Guide in five easy to read modules. The 2021 SP User Guide modules are available below with links and information to module:

The Standardized Patient Program has revised the 2020 SP User Guide. The 2021 SP User Guide is available in 5 easy to read modules. The objective for creating 5 modules is to provide is easy to access to SP practices, information, and work.

Module 1 includes information on the Standardized Patient Program, University of Toronto Diversity Statement, Information on What is a Standardized Patient? and, The SPP Services, Reporting Structure, and SP Expectations.                                                                                                

Module 2 includes information on SPs in Medical Education, Selection and Recruitment, SP Training, Rotations, Use of SP Alternates, Support Staff, OSCE and Assessments, and Teaching and Exam Recruitment Templates.                                                                                                                            

 Module 3 includes information on how are SPs compensated, Shift Cancellation, Bi-weekly Payroll Schedule as well as information on the SP Newsletter, Bulletin Board, Collection of Personal Information, and FAQs                                                                                                                                            

Module 4: SP Health and Safety Work Practices                                                        

Module 4 includes information on Basic Health and Safety training, SPP Safe Work Practices and Guidelines for physical invasive examinations e.g. Breast Exams, Urology Exams, and Transvaginal Ultrasound Exams.

Module 5: Online Training, Simulation, and Assessments - To be added

Module 5 will include information on Equipment needed and  Best Practices in Online Training, Simulation, and Assessments