Improving Simulation Instructional Methods Research Skills for Simulation Educators - Schedule


Day 1 OVERVIEW and MANIKIN-BASED INSTRUCTION AND ASSESSMENT

8:00 Welcome, Introductions and Expectations
• Determine benchmarks to be achieved in this program. Assign small group assignments for course
8:20 Overview of Simulation Center Operations, Facilities
• Observe and discuss the role of a simulation center in medical education
• Review and discuss methods of simulation, simulation technologies and simulation environments
• Review important simulation definitions and terminology
• Review and discuss common environments of a simulation center
9:00 Practical Exercise in Healthcare Simulation
• Participate in a simulation session and debriefing
• Identify the elements necessary to conduct a healthcare simulation activity
9:30 Key Components for Successful Simulation
• Identify outcomes of a successful simulation session
• Review simulation exercise feedback to identify improvement targets
10:00 Design and Development Tools for Scenario Construction
• Review basic design and development elements for constructing a simulation activity
• Review guidelines for developing defined measurable objectives
10:20 Break
10:35 Scenario Design 1.1 – Objectives and Modeling
• Develop an outline for a simulation-based teaching activity for a small group of learners using a computer-driven simulator, standardized patient or hybrid patient simulator
• Develop 3 to 5 measurable learning objectives for the simulation activity
• Use a design template to script the physiology of the simulated patient for the objectives of the simulation activity, including successful and unsuccessful outcome points
11:15 Scenario Environments, Fidelity and Equipment Selection
• Review simulation environment requirements for small-group simulation activities
• Discuss simulation environment design questions as they relate to required fidelity
• Determine appropriate environment, fidelity and equipment for the small-group learning environment
11:35 Scenario Design 1.2 – Environments, Equipment, People and Props
• Use a design template to outline the environmental elements of the small-group simulation activity
• Determine the simulation elements required to achieve the appropriate level of simulation fidelity
• List and describe required equipment for the small-group simulation activity
12:15 Lunch
1:00 Teaching with Simulation
• Discuss the use of simulation methods for delivering classroom instruction Review examples of simulation-based instruction and discuss their key components
• Review simulation-based instructional methods for large-group instructor led, small-group instructor led, small-group independent, and individual independent learning activities
1:30 Scenario Design 1.3 – Assessment and Debriefing
• Develop a global rating scale for the simulation activity based on the defined objectives
• Develop standardized debriefing points for the activity objectives
2:20 Break
2:30 Scenario Design 1.4 – Implementation and Evaluation
• Set-up and conduct the simulation activity for a small group of learners using a full-body, computer-driven manikin
• Participate in a simulation session debriefing
• Review simulation exercise feedback to identify improvement targets
4:30 Discussion, Wrap-up, and Team Assignment
• Review and summarize effective strategies for conducting simulation activities in small groups
• Use scenario performance feedback to develop a performance improvement plan for the small-group simulation activity
5:00 Learner Evaluations – Day 1

Day 2 TASK TRAINERS, STANDARDIZED PATIENTS AND HYBRID SIMULATION

8:00 Welcome and Sign-in
8:15 Reflections on Day 1 Simulation Projects
• Discuss the performance improvement implementation plan for each of the Day 1 scenarios
8:45 Key Case Presentation – Standardized Patient Simulation
• Participate in a simulation session and debriefing
• Identify the elements necessary to conduct a healthcare simulation activity using a standardized patient
9:15 Design and Development of Non-computer based Simulations
• Review basic design and development elements for constructing a non-computer-driven simulation activity
• Review and discuss the use of standardized patients in healthcare simulations
• Define the “hybrid” simulator concept, and review examples
9:35 Scenario Design 2.1 – Objectives and Modeling –Task Training and Standardized Patients
• Develop an outline that incorporates assessment into a simulation activity for a small group of learners using a non-computer-driven simulator, standardized patient or hybrid patient simulator
• Develop 3 to 5 measurable learning objectives for the simulation activity
• Use a design template to script the dynamic changes of the simulated patient for the objectives of the simulation activity, including successful and unsuccessful outcome points
10:25 Break
10:40 Scenario Environments, Fidelity and Equipment Selection for Non-computer Driven Simulations
• Review simulation environment requirements for task training and standardized patient simulation activities
• Discuss simulation environment design questions as they relate to required fidelity of task trainers and standardized patients
• Determine appropriate environment, fidelity and equipment for the task training and standardized patient learning environment
11:00 Scenario Design 2.2 – Environments, Equipment, People and Props for Non-computer-Driven Simulations
• Use a design template to outline the environmental elements of non-computer-driven simulation activity
• Determine the simulation elements required to achieve the appropriate level of simulation fidelity for a non-computer-driven simulation activity
• List and describe required equipment for non-computer-driven simulation activity
11:45 Lunch
12:30 Assessment, Debriefing and Testing
• Discuss the use of procedural checklists for measuring individual and small-group activities
• Review examples of procedural checklists and discuss their key components
• Review debriefing methods for small-group simulation activities
• Discuss fundamental strategies for debriefing learners
1:00 Scenario Design 2.3 – Assessment and Debriefing
• Develop a procedural checklist for an individual learner or a small group of learners for a simulation activity based on the defined objectives
• Develop standardized debriefing points for the activity objectives
1:50 Break
2:05 Scenario Design 2.4 – Implementation and Evaluation
• Set up and conduct the simulation activity for an individual or small group of learners using a non-computer-driven simulator, standardized patient or combination
• Participate in a simulation session and debriefing
• Review simulation exercise feedback to identify improvement targets
4:30 Discussion, Wrap-up, and Team Assignment
• Review and summarize effective strategies for conducting simulation activities using a non-computer-driven simulator or standardized patients
• Use scenario performance feedback to develop a performance improvement plan for the simulation activity
5:00 Learner Evaluations – Day 2

Day 3 TEAM-BASED SIMULATION

8:00 Welcome and Sign-in
8:15 Reflections on Day 2 Simulation Projects
• Discuss the performance improvement implementation plan for each of the Day 2 scenarios
8:45 Key Case Presentation – Team-Based Simulation
• Participate in a team-based simulation session and debriefing
• Identify the elements necessary to conduct a team training healthcare simulation activity
9:15 Design and Development of Team Training Simulations
• Review basic design and development elements for constructing a team training simulation activity
• Review and discuss the use of simulation technologies in team training healthcare simulations
• Compare and contrast the differences between clinical and team training simulations and review examples
9:35 Scenario Design 3.4 – Implementation and Evaluation – Team Training
• Set up and conduct a simulation activity for a healthcare team using a computer-driven simulator, standardized patient or hybrid patient simulator
• Participate in a simulation session and debriefing
• Review simulation exercise feedback to identify improvement targets
11:30 Discussion, Wrap-up, Next Steps
• Review and summarize effective strategies for conducting simulation activities for healthcare teams
• Use scenario performance feedback to develop a performance improvement plan for a simulation activity
• Develop a professional development plan in healthcare simulation instruction
12:00 Learner Evaluations – Day 3




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