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Intermediate Level

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

Approx. 12 hours to complete

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

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

NursinghealthcareDebriefingINACSL StandardsClinical Simulation

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

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

Approx. 12 hours to complete

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

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Course are

  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Medical Doctors
  • Professors
  • Teachers

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Getting Started in Clinical Simulation

5 videos (Total 60 min), 4 quizzes
5 videos
Essential Elements in Getting Started with Clinical Simulations15m
Copy of 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
2 hours to complete

INACSL Standards of Best Practice: Simulation

4 videos (Total 28 min), 4 quizzes
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
1 hour to complete

Implementing Simulation in the Curriculum

2 videos (Total 20 min), 3 quizzes
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
1 hour to complete

Developing a Simulation Center

5 videos (Total 28 min), 4 quizzes
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 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.

By STJul 17th 2019

Great review and a very well done course! I would recommend to all simulation healthcare professionals.

Instructors

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Pamela R. Jeffries

Professor and Dean
The George Washington University - School of Nursing
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Sabrina Beroz

Associate Director for Programs and Initiatives
The George Washington University - School of Nursing
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Pamela Slaven-Lee

Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Clinical Associate Professor
The George Washington University - School of Nursing
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Crystel Farina

Director of Simulation and Experiential Learning Clinical Education Instructor
The George Washington University - School of Nursing
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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
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Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst

Associate Professor
Marquette University - College of Nursing
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Suzan Kardong-Edgren

Professor and Director
Regional Research and Innovation in Simulation Education (RISE) Center - Robert Morris University

About The George Washington University

In the heart of our nation’s capital with additional programs in Virginia, the George Washington University was created by an Act of Congress in 1821. Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. The university offers comprehensive programs of undergraduate and graduate liberal arts study, as well as degree programs in nursing, medicine, public health, law, engineering, education, business and international affairs. Each year, GW enrolls a diverse population of undergraduate, graduate and professional students from across the country and around the world....

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