PEARLS Debriefing Resources

PEARLS Debriefing Summary Presentation (PDF)

The presentation summarizes key components of the PEARLS debriefing method and provides sample scripts for a facilitator to use during debriefing. 

PEARLS Debriefing Card (PDF)
Copies of the PEARLS debriefing card can be found throughout the MUSC Healthcare Simulation Center. For a laminated copy, email

PEARLS Articles
Available through the MUSC Library.

  • Sawyer, T., et al., More Than One Way to Debrief: A Critical Review of Health care Simulation Debriefing Method
  • Eppich, W. and Cheng, W., Promoting Excellence and Reflective Learning in Simulation (PEARLS)