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Simulation Instructor Development: Basic Course

Rochester, Minnesota

  • April 10, 2023 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Oct. 10, 2023 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • April 2, 2024 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Conference description

This one-day multidisciplinary, interactive course will provide an introduction to simulation-based education. Topics covered include discussion of: principles of experiential learning, planning a simulation course, writing and implementing scenarios, and debriefing strategies. Participants also have opportunities to practice scenario writing and debriefing with the guidance of experienced faculty.

Enrollment is limited to encourage discussion between attendees.

Intended audience

Individuals of any discipline interested in using simulation for education, assessment, research, or systems improvement.

Course learning outcomes

Learners will:

  • Describe fundamental concepts of simulation-based education
  • Develop learner-focused simulation scenarios using best practices in SBE
  • Examine the concept of debriefing and the skills required to facilitate successful debriefing
  • Demonstrate skills required of a debriefing facilitator in a safe environment

Continuing education credit

Joint Accreditation Interprofessional Continuing Education logo

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the health care team.

AMA: The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC: Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 7.25 ANCC contact hours.

Course directors

  • Torrey Laack, M.D.
  • Usha Asirvatham, M.S.N., R.N., NPD-BC, C.H.S.E.

Course planning committee

  • Torrey Laack, M.D.
  • Usha Asirvatham, M.S.N., R.N., NPD-BC, C.H.S.E.
  • Jane Clobes, M.S.N., R.N.
  • Jodi Thoreson
  • Stephanie Holst, R.R.T
  • Matthew Tentis, P.A.-C

Registration and fees

Please register early because space is limited to encourage maximum engagement of all attendees.

To register, visit https://ce.mayo.edu/simbasic2023. You will need to create a profile or log in to register.

Once registered, you will be directed to complete a short demographic questionnaire. If you need assistance or have questions, please email RSTEDUCATIONADMINST1@mayo.edu or call 507-266-0684.

Fees

The registration fee for this advanced debriefing course is 350 and is payable at the time of registration.

Group rates are available; please enquire at RSTEDUCATIONADMINST1@mayo.edu.

Enrollment and cancellation policy

Due to the limited number of participant openings available, a waiting list is created when the maximum number of participants is reached. If you must cancel your reservation up to three weeks prior to the course, we will refund your tuition, less a $50 administrative fee.

Course cancellation policy

Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. Cancellation will be determined six weeks prior to the course, at which time the participants will be notified.

Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses incurred by participants due to cancellations or postponements, including fees assessed by airline, travel, or lodging agencies.

Location and travel information

The Simulation Instructor Development: Basic Course is held in the Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center, which is located on the main floor of the Stabile Building, 150 Third St. SW, Rochester, Minnesota. It is easily accessible by skyway and the pedestrian subway that connects Mayo Clinic to shops, restaurants, and hotels.

The Stabile Building can be found on page 4 of the campus map (PDF). Learn about travel information and lodging options in Rochester, Minnesota.

For more information and to register, visit https://ce.mayo.edu/simbasic2023 or visit www.mayo.edu/multidisciplinary-simulation-center