Leizl Joy Nayahangan


​Research Scientist at CAMES

Specialty: Medical Education
No. of publications: 31
H-index: 8
Keywords: medical education; simulation-based education; needs assessment; assessment; implementation science.
E-mail:  leizl.joy.nayahangan@regionh.dk

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Leizl Joy Nayahangan is a full-time researcher at the Copenhagen Academy for Medical Education and Simulation (CAMES) in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her main research centers on simulation-based education and curriculum development. Leizl has led national and international needs assessment processes to identify content for simulation-based curricula. She is interested in assessment of learning and is now focusing on implementation science of simulation. Leizl is a registered nurse with a Master’s degree in healthcare management and is currently enrolled in the Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE) at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a member of the AMEE Simulation Committee and serves as an Editorial board member of Simulation in Healthcare: The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and the BMJ Simulation & Technology (BMJ STEL). 

Leizl advocates for the implementation of evidence-based simulation-based training as integral part of the medical and surgical curricula.

Selected Publications

Nayahangan LJ, Vila R, Lawaetz J, Leal Lorenzo JI, Bredahl KK, Lawaetz M, Mestres G, Westerlin L, Rogers SK, Fernandes F, Ortega EI, Konge L, Eiberg J. European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) Certification of Theoretical and Practical Competences in Basic Vascular Ultrasound: Validity Investigation of the Assessment Tools. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 5:S1078-5884(20)30686-9.

Nayahangan LJ, Stefanidis D, Kern DE, Konge L. How to identify and prioritize procedures suitable for simulation-based training: Experiences from general needs assessments using a modified Delphi method and a needs assessment formula. Med Teach. 2018;40(7):676-683.

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