Simulation Instructor Development: Comprehensive Course

2017-2018 dates and locations

  1. Rochester, Minnesota
    1. Sept. 25-27, 2017
    2. May 21-23, 2018
  2. Jacksonville, Florida
    1. Feb. 27-March 1, 2018

Description

This three-day multidisciplinary interactive course will develop instructors for simulation-based education. Participants learn the principles of experiential learning, including types of simulation, course design and debriefing strategies.

Learners practice these concepts with the assistance of experienced faculty. Enrollment is limited to encourage maximum engagement of all attendees.

Course brochure (PDF)

Intended audience

Individuals interested in or involved with simulation curriculum design, implementation and facilitation.

Learning outcomes

Learners will:

  • Demonstrate understanding of fundamental concepts of simulation-based education
  • Develop performance objectives for simulation-based education
  • Create and facilitate a learner-focused simulation scenario for a multidisciplinary audience
  • Lead an effective and organized debrief session

Continuing education credit

Participants can earn 20.83 ANCC Nursing Contact Hours for attendance at the entire activity.

Mayo Clinic's Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Course directors

  • Torrey A. Laack, M.D.
  • Denise A. Foy, M.S.N., R.N., RN-BC

Faculty

  • Eduardo F. Abbott, M.D.
  • Grace M. Arteaga, M.D.
  • Usha Asirvatham, M.S.N., R.N., RN-BC
  • Brenda S. Bos, M.S., R.N.
  • Paula Craigo, M.D.
  • Denise A. Foy, M.S.N., R.N., RN-BC
  • Torrey A. Laack, M.D.
  • Laurence C. Torsher, M.D.

Planning group

  • Eduardo F. Abbott, M.D.
  • Usha Asirvatham, M.S.N., R.N., RN-BC
  • Brenda S. Bos, M.S., R.N.
  • Darcy R. Bulger
  • Denise A. Foy, M.S.N., R.N., RN-BC
  • Torrey A. Laack, M.D.

Registration and fees

Please register early because space is limited to encourage maximum engagement of all attendees.

To register, email Laura M. Dykstal or call 507-538-1572. Include this information in your registration request:

  • Name, position and title
  • Institution
  • Address, telephone and email address

Once registered, participants receive an email confirmation letter including a demographic questionnaire that must be completed and returned. Participants also receive a list of recommended articles to be read prior to the course.

Fees

The registration fee for the three-day course is $2,500 and is payable by credit card or check. Once registered, participants receive an invoice from Mayo Clinic Non-patient Revenue Services. The registration fee is to be paid two weeks prior to the start of the course.

Enrollment and cancellation policy

Attendance is expected at all portions of the three-day course. Due to the limited number of participant openings available, a waiting list is created when the maximum number of participants is reached. If you must cancel your reservation up to two weeks prior to the course, we will refund your tuition, less a $50 administrative fee.

Course cancellation policy

Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. Cancellation will be determined six weeks prior to the course, at which time the participants will be notified. It is recommended that you do not make flight or hotel reservations prior to the six-week time frame.

Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center is not responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses incurred by participants due to cancellations or postponements, including fees assessed by airline, travel or lodging agencies.

Location and travel information

The Simulation Instructor Development: Comprehensive Course is held in the Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center, which is located on the main floor of the Stabile Building, 150 Third St. SW, Rochester, Minnesota. It is easily accessible by skyway and the pedestrian subway that connects Mayo Clinic to shops, restaurants and hotels.

The Stabile Building can be found on page 4 of the campus map (PDF). Learn about travel information and lodging options in Rochester, Minnesota.

Sept. 12, 2017