1. Mechanism for repetitive practice
2. Ability to integrate into a curriculum
3. Ability to alter the degree of difficulty
4. Ability to capture clinical variation
5. Ability to practice in a controlled environment
6. Individualized active learning
7. Adaptability to multiple learning strategies
8. Existence of tangible/measurable outcomes
9. Use of intra-experience feedback
10. Validity of simulation as an approximation of clinical practice