Simulation Instructor Development: Basic Course

Upcoming dates and locations

  1. Rochester, Minnesota
    1. October 22, 2018

Description

This one-day course will provide an introduction to simulation-based education. Topics covered include discussion of:

  • Simulation terminology
  • Planning a simulation course
  • Writing scenarios
  • Debriefing

Enrollment is limited to encourage discussion between attendees.

Course brochure (PDF)

Intended audience

Individuals of any discipline interested in using simulation for education, assessment, research or systems improvement.

Learning outcomes

Learners will:

  • Explain fundamental concepts of simulation-based education
  • Describe elements for well-designed simulation-based education to achieve outcomes
  • Develop performance objectives for a simulation experience
  • Define debriefing and the goals of debriefing
  • Demonstrate skills of a facilitator during debriefing

Continuing education credit

Joint Accreditation Interprofessional Continuing Education logo

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants can earn 7.25 ANCC nursing contact hours for attendance at the entire activity.

Course directors

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

Faculty

  • Usha Asirvatham, M.S.N., RN-BC, CHSE
  • Brenda S. Bos, M.S., R.N.
  • Denise A. Foy, M.S.N., R.N., RN-BC

Planning group

  • Usha Asirvatham, M.S.N., RN-BC, CHSE
  • Brenda S. Bos, M.S., R.N.
  • Laura M. Dykstal
  • 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 one-day course is $360 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: Basic 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.

May 31, 2018