Simulation in Healthcare: Where No One Has Gone Before

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Event Date/Time: Mar 22, 2011 End Date/Time: Mar 25, 2011
Early Registration Date: Feb 15, 2011
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Conference Themes:
Simulation using standardized patients
Simulation using the human patient simulator
Hybrid simulation
Simulation using task trainers
Simulation lab design
Simulation lab management
Simulation psychometrics and quality assurance
Simulation in the academic setting
Simulation in the hospital/clinic setting
Simulation case design

The purpose of this program is to provide an overview of opportunities for the use of simulation in healthcare academic and practice settings

Target Audience:
Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants, Academic Nursing and Healthcare Faculty, Simulation Lab Coordinators, and Healthcare Professionals interested in simulation.

Overall Program Objectives:
1. Discuss key aspects of creating scenarios that can be used with the human patient simulator, with standardized patients, with hybrid simulation and with task trainers.
2. Discuss how to effectively incorporate simulation into healthcare education and the academic curriculum.
3. Review important aspects of feedback and debriefing.
4. Describe how to design and effectively manage simulation centers in a variety of settings.

Earn up to 23.75 Contact Hours by attending the two pre-conference workshops and the main conference.

CME Credit:
This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request 23.75 hours of AAPA Category I CME credit from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined.


Tuesday March 22, 2011 – Welcome reception 6:30pm-8:00pm

Wednesday March 23, 2011 – 8:00am – 6:30pmThursday March 24, 2011 – 8:00am – 1:00pm
Friday March 25, 2011 – 8:00am – 3:30pm
Individual abstracts are being peer reviewed at this time for presentation at the Drexel’s Simulation in Healthcare Conference 2011 in Orlando, FL.