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Interest in the healthcare profession and curiosity in the role of clinical simulations.

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

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NursinghealthcareDebriefingINACSL StandardsClinical Simulation

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Interest in the healthcare profession and curiosity in the role of clinical simulations.

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Instructors

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Pamela R. Jeffries 

Professor and Dean
The George Washington University - School of Nursing
1,899 Learners
1 Course
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Sabrina Beroz 

Associate Director for Programs and Initiatives
The George Washington University - School of Nursing
1,899 Learners
1 Course
Image of instructor, Pamela Slaven-Lee

Pamela Slaven-Lee 

Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Clinical Associate Professor
The George Washington University - School of Nursing
1,899 Learners
1 Course
Image of instructor, Crystel Farina

Crystel Farina 

Director of Simulation and Experiential Learning Clinical Education Instructor
The George Washington University - School of Nursing
1,899 Learners
1 Course
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Karen Lewis 

Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
The George Washington University - Clinical Learning and Simulation Skills Center and the Standardized Patient Program
1,899 Learners
1 Course
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Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst 

Associate Professor
Marquette University - College of Nursing
1,899 Learners
1 Course
Image of instructor, Suzan Kardong-Edgren

Suzan Kardong-Edgren 

Professor and Director
Regional Research and Innovation in Simulation Education (RISE) Center - Robert Morris University
1,899 Learners
1 Course

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Getting Started in Clinical Simulation

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 45 min)
4 videos
Essential Elements in Getting Started with Clinical Simulations15m
The Essentials Needed in Building a Simulation-Based Program12m
Concepts and Educational Activities Promoting Simulations and Safe Patient Care14m
4 practice exercises
Building Clinical Simulations Using a Theoretical Basis10m
The Essentials Needed in Building a Simulation-Based Program10m
Concepts and Educational Activities Promoting Simulations and Safe Patient Care6m
Summative Assessment-Are You a Clinical Simulation Expert?20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

INACSL Standards of Best Practice: Simulation

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 28 min)
4 videos
INACSL Standard of Best Practice: Simulation Design & Outcomes and Objectives7m
INACSL Standards of Best Practice: Simulation Professional Integrity and Facilitation6m
INACSL Standards of Best Practice: Simulation on Operations, Debriefing, Participant Evaluation, and Simulation-Enhanced Interprofessional Education5m
4 practice exercises
Introduction to the INACSL Standards of Best Practice8m
INACSL Standard of Best Practice: Simulation Design8m
INACSL Standards of Best Practice: Simulation Professional Integrity and Facilitation10m
Summative Assessment-Are You an INACSL Standards Expert?20m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Implementing Simulation in the Curriculum

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 20 min)
2 videos
Curriculum Development and Key Concepts9m
3 practice exercises
Introduction to implementing simulation into the curriculum. Best practices in integration of simulation.6m
Overview of the steps to curricular development according to model of Kern et al.6m
Summative Assessment: Implementing Simulation in the Curriculum28m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Developing a Simulation Center

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 28 min)
5 videos
Strategic Planning for Simulation Centers4m
Potential Revenue Sources6m
Budget, Assets and Resources8m
Personnel Needs and Support4m
4 practice exercises
Development of Simulation Centers5m
Strategic Planning5m
Possible Revenue Sources5m
Summative Assessment-Best Practices of SIM Centers20m
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Top reviews from Essentials in Clinical Simulations Across the Health Professions

By RWJan 20th 2020

I found the course easy to follow and fit in to a busy work schedule. It gave me insight in how to incorporate simulation into my teaching and the importance of following standards of best practice.

By SGAug 9th 2019

This was a great course to familiarize myself to the process of simulation. I appreciate all the details and components of the process that help to make simulation such a great learning methodology.

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