Boise State University Provides Healthcare Simulation Certificate Course
Recently came across a new online Healthcare Simulation Certificate program from Boise State University School of Nursing. Applications are open now for the 2015 Fall cohort which starts August 24. You must apply by August 1st to be considered!
About the Course:
Boise State University offers an online Healthcare Simulation Certificate. This nine credit hour interprofessional program (3 courses, 3 credit hours each) offers a combination of two completely online courses and one hybrid course that includes a three day on-campus visit for an intensive training experience. This program provides the participant with the skills to facilitate healthcare simulations and to operate and maintain a simulation center using evidence-based teaching methods.
- Create a curriculum to develop healthcare educators who are able to use evidence-based principles and best practices in simulation teaching.
- Create a program which will provide baseline knowledge in preparation for three interprofessional certifications offered by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare in simulation education, advanced simulation education, and simulation operations.
- Graduates will be able to write, conduct, and debrief simulation scenarios for health professions students which promote optimal learning and skill development.
- Graduates will develop skills to manage simulation center activities such as planning, scheduling, budgeting, and equipment troubleshooting.
Learn more at the Boise State University Simulation Webpage!
Lance Baily, BA, EMT-B, is the Founder & CEO of HealthySimulation.com, which he started while serving as the Director of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas back in 2010. Lance is also the Founder and acting Advisor to the Board of SimGHOSTS.org, the world’s only non-profit organization dedicated to supporting professionals operating healthcare simulation technologies. His new co-edited Book: “Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Operations, Technology, and Innovative Practice” is available now. Lance’s background also includes serving as a Simulation Technology Specialist for the LA Community College District, EMS fire fighting, Hollywood movie production, rescue diving, and global travel. He lives with his wife Abigail in Las Vegas, Nevada.