The SPN modules

Welcome to the Simulated Patient Network (SPN) e-learning modules.

The modules cover various aspects of simulated patient (SP) methodology. The modules contain a variety of resources including videos, audios, SP scenarios and relevant reading material. Modules are designed to take up to two hours to complete but may take longer. There is no formal assessment. Certificates of completion for each module can be downloaded after you have submitted the online evaluation.

There are 13 modules available. You must register to access the modules. Registration is currently free. To access a list of all the modules click the All modules button on the site Home page.


These modules contain various audio and video files, as well documents to download. Depending on how your computer or browser is set up, this may cause problems for some users. If you are experiencing problems with some of the content:
- Check your browser settings to ensure it can handle these files
- Consider viewing the modules in a different browser (e.g. Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari)

Once you have registered, you will be sent a confirmation email. Please also check your spam folder as the confirmation email may have been filtered by your service provider. If you have not received this after 1 day, please contact us. In addition, if you continue to experience difficulty with the any aspect of the online materials please contact the us at