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Simulation Instructor Development: Basic Course

Rochester, Minnesota

Oct. 18, 2021

April 5, 2022

Oct. 11, 2022

Course learning outcomes

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

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.

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