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Simulation Instructor Development: Basic Course

Rochester, Minnesota

April 20, 2020 or October 12, 2020

Course learning outcomes

  • Describe fundamental concepts of simulation-based education
  • Develop learner-focused simulation scenarios using best practices in SBE
  • Define debriefing and the goals of debriefing
  • Demonstrate skills of a facilitator during debriefing

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.

Continuing education credit

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: Participants can earn 7.25 ANCC nursing contact hours for attendance through the entire activity.

Contact hours are designated according to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Accreditation Program Criteria in which 1 ANCC contact hour = 60 minutes of learning activity.

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