June 19, 2018By Lance Baily

Introduction to Simulation Facilitation Course From OSF Healthcare This September in Chicago at MATTER

Space is running out for the upcoming OSF Healthcare & Jump Trading Simulation Program’s September “Introduction to Simulation Facilitation” Course at MATTER in Chicago on the 20th and 21st. Learn facilitation from a team of 5 leading experts from OSF Healthcare’s world renown simulation program with a course enrollment capped at only 12! Receive 11.5 CME AMA PRA Category 1 credit hours for the 2-day course which is jointly sponsored by University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and Jump Trading Simulation and Education Center. The activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and Jump Trading Simulation and Education Center.

*Update: Times have been changed for this course to be: 9AM-3:30PM for both days.

Upon completion of this course, participants will have the beginning skill set necessary to define objectives for a simulation-based learning activity, develop a simulation that will allow learners the opportunity to demonstrate observable behaviors related to identified objectives, utilize the GAP format in debriefing and describe their methodology for evaluation of their simulation-based learning program.

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Intro to Simulation Facilitation Course Objectives:

  • Demonstrate the use of feedback and debriefing of a teamwork simulation
  • List specific strategies to foster learning conversations and reflective practice.
  • Discuss the role of simulation in learning and performance improvement for professional learners
  • Formulate simulation scenarios based on learning objectives
  • Discuss the role of feedback and debriefing in learning and performance improvement

The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Total cost for the course is only $520.00 per registrant! This is very affordable especially with such a high ratio for instructors to learners!

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  • Ann Willemsen-Dunlup, Director of Interprofessional Education
  • Lisa Barker MD, Director of Education
  • Don Halpin MS, Healthcare Systems Engineer
  • William Bond MD, Director of Simulation Research
  • Toufic Khairallah, Clinical Education Nurse Scholar for Healthcare Simulation

About OSF Healthcare and Jump Trading Simulation Center

OSF HealthCare, an integrated health system owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, Peoria, Illinois, includes OSF Healthcare System consisting of 13 acute care facilities and two colleges of nursing. OSF also has a physician organization, employing nearly 700 physicians in various specialties and more than 300 advanced practitioners, who are part of the OSF Medical Group. Jump Simulation was created to improve outcomes and lower health care costs through innovative simulation training of medical professionals. They are part of OSF Innovation, an initiative that was created as a means to embrace change and take on the largest health care challenges. Jump Sim programs and objectives are key to improving the safety, effectiveness and efficiency of care for community members across the region. A collaboration between OSF HealthCare and University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP), Jump Sim advances the Missions of both organizations.

About MATTER in Chicago

MATTER is a community of healthcare innovators, an incubator of ideas, and a catalyst for change. They are boots-on-the-ground entrepreneurs pushing against the status quo and established institutions dedicated to improving patients’ lives. MATTER is are hungry for change, and they’re working together to solve real and complex healthcare problems. One thing’s for certain: complex healthcare challenges aren’t solved in silos, so what they do at MATTER is equip, embolden, and empower players from across the healthcare ecosystem to tackle them together. Their mission is to accelerate the development of technologies that solve the right healthcare problems in the right ways. They are here to do something that matters!

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Learn More and Register Today for the OSF Healthcare September Facilitation Course!

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