May 12, 2022By Lindsey Nolen

LEARN Platform Offers Expanding Library of Healthcare Simulation CE/CME Webinars & Courses established the website’s LEARN platform in 2021 in hopes of providing a crucial clinical simulation resource to learners and professionals worldwide. Through LEARN webinars, healthcare simulation learners have been able to gain insights from leading medical simulation experts worldwide, from anywhere and at any time. As and the LEARN platform continue to grow and facilitate an increasing number of educational presentations, surmounting a library of recorded clinical simulation webinars. This article highlights the top 5 clinical simulation webinar categories to date and provides a full list of all healthcare simulation webinar categories. Anyone working in healthcare simulation, or with an interest in this ever-expanding field, is encouraged to explore!


Benchmarking, Metrics and Data: Why It Matters for Healthcare Simulation: Presented by Phillip Wortham, MBA, BA, CHSOS-A, this one-hour, intermediate webinar (with 1 Contact Hour of RN CE) answers the question as to why collecting metrics and data for your simulation program is so important. The presentation also covers the importance of data collection and why it matters, steps to implementation, and examples of successful simulation program metrics and data collection implementation. Learning objectives include:

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  • Describe the importance of collecting meaningful data in their daily activities.
  • Explain how to collect data and sync it to overall institutional data.
  • Examine how other programs have implemented data collection processes into their daily activities.

Creating A Simulation Center Costing Model: Can You Afford Not To?: Presented by Kerri Oshust MRT (MR), MBA, this one-hour, intermediate webinar explains why creating a costing model is essential to scale and operate a successful healthcare simulation center. Learning objectives include:

  • Describe what a costing model is and why it’s important to a medical simulation center.
  • Determine the information needed to build an effective costing model for simulation in healthcare.Explain the process used to build a clinical simulation costing model including lessons learned and important tips.

Evaluating Healthcare Simulation in the Days of COVID-19 and Beyond: Presented by Kim Leighton, PhD, RN, CHSE, CHSOS, ANEF, FSSH, FAAN, this one-hour, intermediate CE presentation focuses on evaluation of healthcare simulation outcomes during the time of COVID-19 and what lies beyond. Learning objectives include:

  • Discuss what activities and outcomes can realistically be evaluated when using non-traditional simulation environments and methods.
  • Discuss challenges to evaluation of simulation as a result of COVID-19 changes.
  • Align evaluation instruments and methods with learning objectives of the simulation.

Mixed Reality

Accelerating Clinical Learning with AI Assisted Simulation Competitions: Presented by Andrew Bazakis, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, this one-hour, intermediate webinar shows how one medical school utilized AI-based clinical simulation experiences to accelerate medical student learning in a competitive setting, utilizing PCS. Learning objectives include:

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  • Describe the circumstances leading to remote virtual simulation events and competitions.
  • Explore the current and future uses of artificial intelligence in medical student education.
  • Engage with educators in how to leverage artificial intelligence and virtual reality technology as an educational accelerant.

Beyond the Simulation Lab: Designing Immersive Virtual Reality Simulations: Presented by Maria D’Errico DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CHSE, this one-hour, intermediate workshop discusses how the operations specialist and educator can collaborate in designing immersive VR simulations with UbiSim. Learning objectives include:

  • Identify the benefits of utilizing immersive VR simulation.
  • Discuss how operations specialists and educators can collaborate when designing virtual simulations.
  • Analyze the process of designing a simulation scenario for the immersive VR environment.

Combating Malpractice & Mitigating Risk: VR Simulations Built for Hospitals: Presented by Jonathan Epstein MEMS, NRP, this one-hour, intermediate webinar allows learners to discover how Virtual Reality (VR) training tools like those from Health Scholars can reskill, upskill & validate current and new healthcare staff, reduce risks, reduce malpractice and bring greater efficiency to your clinical organization. Learning objectives include:

  • Attendees will understand utility of VR within their healthcare organization.
  • Attendees will be able to explain how VR can make a difference during a nursing crisis.
  • Attendees will be able to take the first steps towards creating a VR program in their organization.

Patient Safety

Healthcare Performance Under Stress: What If Failure Is Not An Option?: Presented by Allan J. Hamilton, MD, FACS, FAANS, this one-hour, beginner webinar (with 1 Contact Hour of RN CE) shows how the application of simulation training can be used to “harden” the healthcare learner and provider to reduce their vulnerability. The presenter will draw on his own experience of developing simulation training for elite, rapid insertion units of the U.S. military and how these lessons can be applied to healthcare simulation training and assessment. Learning objectives include:

  • Be able to describe the effects of stress on healthcare provider and healthcare learner performance.
  • Describe two mechanisms whereby clinical simulation training can protect healthcare providers and learners against the erosive effects of stress.
  • Develop an algorithm for progressive immersion in healthcare simulation to improve healthcare performance and patient care outcomes.

How to Maintain Patient Safety During a Pandemic: Positive Lessons from the VA: Presented by Suzanne Gordon, BA, this one-hour, intermediate webinar (with 1 Contact Hour of RN CE) explains the critical actions the VA took during COVID19 to make patients and staff safe. Learning objectives include:

  • Understand why a nationwide integrated healthcare system, with a non-fee-for service, financial structure is critical during a pandemic.
  • List interventions necessary to protect nursing home residents during a pandemic.
  • List interventions necessary to protect patients and staff during a pandemic.

Imagining the Future of Healthcare and Patient Safety: Presented by Peter Lachman, M.D. MPH. M.B.B.Ch., FRCPCH, FCP (SA), FRCPI, this one-hour, intermediate webinar (with 1 Contact Hours of RN CE) imagines how examining the future awakens us to the importance of what we, as actors in specific roles, do not yet know. Learning objectives include:

  • Discover and explain what is the problem with patient safety.
  • To be able to list the key interventions for safer care.
  • List the interventions that will make a difference to improve safety.

Scenario Design

How One Sim Center Improved Scenario Development Through iRIS: Presented by Gary Taylor BSc (Hons), James Cleveland, Ph.D, MSN, RN, and Braulio Amezaga, this one-hour, intermediate webinar demonstrates how UT Health San Antonio improved clinical simulation scenario development and collaboration with the iRIS Simulation Authoring Platform. Learning objectives include:

  • Understand and overcome the challenges of healthcare simulation scenario development.
  • Understand how scenario development can be more efficient and improve the quality of scenarios.
  • Understand how to access 450+ scenarios from an authoring community.

Scenario Design for Translational Healthcare Simulation: Presented by Victoria Brazil, MBBS, FACEM, this one-hour, intermediate webinar (with 1 Contact Hour of RN CE) examines the principles and practice of designing scenarios within translational healthcare simulation programs. The design and content of scenario templates will be discussed, as well as how to include important issues like simulation safety and debriefing for the translational outcomes. Learning objectives include:

  • Articulate clear objectives when designing translational simulation scenarios.
  • Adapt scenario design principles for quality improvement outcomes.
  • Incorporate systems and safety issues into simulation scenario design.

Making Clinical Simulation Assessable: The Intersection of Scenario Design and Assessment: Presented by Paul Phrampus, MD, FSSH FACEP CPPS, this one-hour, intermediate CE presentation by UPMC’s Medical Director of Patient Safety shares how clinical simulation can and should be utilized for educational and training assessment in healthcare. Learning objectives include:

  • Define reliability as it relates to simulation-based performance assessment.
  • List three advantages and challenges of the use of simulation for performance assessment.
  • Discuss scenario design considerations to increase the reliability of assessments using simulation.


Discover Digital Nursing Learning Solutions from B.C. Institute of Technology and CAE Healthcare: Presented by Kathy Kennedy MSN, Michelle Kearns, MSEd and Rob Paquin RN, MSc & CAE Healthcare, this one-hour, beginner webinar discusses an innovative partnership between the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and CAE to create a wide range of digital learning solutions for many levels of nursing students. Each course features a virtual simulation targeting specific medical assessments and treatments, including gastrointestinal bleeds, cerebral vascular accidents, sepsis, post-partum complications, COVID-specific patients, and more. Learning objectives include:

  • Learn about the clinical digital learning solutions for nursing from CAE Healthcare and BCIT.
  • Understand the different types of courses offered and the level of experience needed.
  • Identify how to order clinical digital learning solutions.

How Clinical Simulation Is Driving the Next Wave of Resuscitation Education: Presented by Luther Cale, Vice President, Resuscitation at HealthStream, this one-hour, intermediate webinar shares how improved resuscitation education through healthcare simulation and adaptive learning can save time and money. Learning objectives include:

  • Discover key reasons why simulated training is right for resuscitation education.
  • Find out why now is the right time to take your resuscitation education online.
  • See how you can save time and money with an adaptive program.

Innovative Ideas for Pressure Injury Training w/ Avkin: Presented by Kim Anderson, BPS, NRP, CHSE, this one-hour, beginner webinar provides an in-depth discussion on innovative skills and techniques to increase the fidelity of healthcare wound care simulations from the team at Avkin! Learning objectives include:

  • Discuss the need to bridge the preparation/practice gap in wound care management.
  • Provide an insight into the future of wound care simulation.
  • Learn how to best prepare learners to give patient-centered care when it comes to wound care.
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Continuing Education Contact Hours
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Escape Room
Expert Q&A
Medication Administration
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Patient Safety
Product Demo
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Professional Identity
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Remote Learning
Safety Culture
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Sim Center Design
Sim Tech
Simulated Patient
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