HEALTHCARE SIMULATION: INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT COURSE (SIMINSTRUCTORS)

Venue: UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI GORDON CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN MEDICAL EDUCATION

Location: MIAMI, FLORIDA, United States

Event Date/Time: Apr 15, 2009 End Date/Time: Apr 17, 2009
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Description

Learn fundamental skills for simulation-based healthcare education; hands-on activities and active participation to develop simulation-based instruction skills.

Program Description:
This 3-day program, created in collaboration with WISER at the University of Pittsburgh, is designed as an introduction to fundamental skills and abilities for delivering simulation-based healthcare education through a variety of techniques and technologies. The program emphasizes hands-on activities and active participation to maximize simulation-based instruction skill acquisition. The program is open to all medical professionals who are interested in improving their simulation-based instructional skills and is targeted at those with a background in healthcare education.

Sponsored by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education
COURSE AGENDA
DAY 1
8:00-8:30 Welcome, Introduction and Learners Expectations
8:30-9:00 Simulation Exercise
9:00-9:30 Putting It All Together
9:30-10:15 Towards Competency Based Professional Development for Simulation Instructors
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:45 Simulation: Terms and Technologies
11:45-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:45 Key Principles for Effective Healthcare Simulation
1:45-2:45 Simulation Environments
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-4:00 The Teaching Team
4:00-4:45 Panel Discussion/Wrap-up/Team Meetings
5:00 Reception

DAY 2
8:00-9:00 Fundamental Simulation Concepts and Adult Educational Strategies
9:00-9:45 Ethical and Legal Considerations
9:45-10:00 Break
10:00-11:30 Assessment
11:30-12:15 Lunch
12:15-2:15 Debriefing
2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-4:00 Team Training
4:00-4:30 Panel Discussion/Wrap-up

DAY 3
8:00-10:00 Integrating Simulation into Healthcare Curricula
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:30 Project Work-session
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-2:00 Practical Applications 1 and 2
2:00-3:30 Practical Applications 3 and 4
3:30-4:00 Panel Discussion / Wrap-up / Course Evaluation

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES
1) Learner needs assessment and introduction to healthcare simulation
• Determine benchmarks to be achieved in this program
• Participate in a healthcare simulation exercise
2) Towards competency-based professional development for simulation instructors:
• Discuss the formula for the effective use of simulation to instructor development
• Define competence
• Define levels of competency from the learner and instructor viewpoints
• Describe instructor development competencies for healthcare educators
3) Simulation: terms and technologies:
• Define common simulation terminology
• Describe the range of simulation technologies, and supporting technologies
• Discuss methods of using various simulation technologies in teaching and assessment
4) Key Principles for effective healthcare simulation
• Describe the 10 key features and uses of simulation that lead to effective learning
• List implementation strategies for improving the 10 key areas
5) Simulation environments
• Discuss key simulation environment design questions
• Determine appropriate environmental elements for different learning environments
• Review and discuss common environments of the simulation center
6) The teaching team
• Describe the roles and responsibilities of the various members of the teaching team
• Describe techniques for involving more participants in healthcare simulation
7) Panel discussion
• Identify common barriers to developing simulation scenarios
• Compare methods for developing healthcare simulation scenarios
8) Fundamental simulation concepts and adult educational strategies
• Discuss key simulation concepts
• Identify characteristics of the adult learners
• Review adult learning motivations relative to simulation education methods
9) Ethical and legal considerations
• Identify ethical considerations related to healthcare simulation, education and research
• Participate in evaluation of scenarios containing ethical dilemmas
• Identify potential legal considerations related to healthcare simulation, education and research

10) Assessment
• Identify methods for measuring performance in simulation education
• Discuss common problems of measurement tools in simulation
• Create an assessment tool to measure a simulation exercise
• Assess learner performance using a range of measurement tools
11) Debriefing
• Define debriefing
• Compare and contrast debriefing in other industries and healthcare
• Discuss the ‘structured and supported’ debriefing (SSD) and compare with other approaches
• Demonstrate the use of the structured and supported debriefing model
12) Team training
• Compare and contrast individual and team simulations
• Demonstrate the ability to assess team roles, goals and communication
• List scoring tools for evaluating team performance
• Demonstrate the ability to conduct a debriefing for a team simulation
13) Panel discussion
• Identify common concerns in debriefing scenarios
• Compare methods of assessing simulations
14) Integrating simulation into healthcare curricula
• Identify targets for integrating simulation into healthcare educational curricula
• Discuss integration of simulation educational methods into existing curricula
• Discuss challenges associated with integrating simulation into curricula
• Develop a solution for integrating simulation into an existing curricula
15) Project work session
• Demonstrate the ability to plan and assemble curricular components for a simulation exercise
• Evaluate the effectiveness of a simulation exercise using assessment and debriefing
• Implement modifications or revisions based on pilot testing
16) Practical applications 1 - 4
• Incorporate best practices of healthcare simulation to develop a simulation exercise
• Conduct a simulation exercise for a group of learners
• Facilitate the simulation exercise
• Assess learners performance during a simulation
• Provide feedback and debriefing
• Analyze lessons learned and apply to future teaching

Venue

1120 NW 14 STREET, FIRST FLOOR
MIAMI
FLORIDA
United States
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