Location: MIAMI, FLORIDA, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 04, 2009 End Date/Time: Nov 06, 2009
Registration Date: Nov 04, 2009
Early Registration Date: Nov 04, 2009
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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.


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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 Registration Fee: $1695.00 per person Group discounts are available