The first case of COVID-19 in Ireland was diagnosed on 29 February 2020. Within the same week, our Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care at University Hospital Galway began to tackle the educational challenge by developing an  in situ interprofessional simulation programme to prepare staff for the impending outbreak.

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Contreras, M., Curran, E., Ross, M., Moran, P., Sheehan, A., Brennan, A., Cosgrave, D., McElwain, J., Lavelle, C. & Lynch, B. 2021, 'Rapid development of interprofessional in situ simulation-based training in response to COVID-19 outbreak in a tertiary-level hospital in Ireland: Initial response and lessons for future disaster preparation.', BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning, 7(3), pp. 159-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjstel-2020-000679

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