October 28, 2015By Lance Baily

International Association for Medical Education Provides Upcoming Simulation Webinars

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More webinar opportunities on the way to you sim champ! This time the international learning webinars come to us from AMEE:

About AMEE

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The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) is a worldwide organisation with members in 90 countries on five continents. Members include teachers, educators, researchers, administrators, curriculum developers, deans, assessors, students and trainees in medicine and the healthcare professions.

AMEE promotes international excellence in education in the healthcare professions across the continuum of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education. AMEE, working with other organisations, supports teachers and institutions in their current educational activities and in the development of new approaches to curriculum planning, teaching and learning methods, assessment techniques and educational management, in response to advances in medicine, changes in healthcare delivery and patient demands and new educational thinking and techniques.

About the SIME Webinars

Simulation in Medical Education (SIME) is brought to you by the AMEE Simulation Committee and is a series of free webinars focusing on the topic of medical education simulation presented by professionals and experts in the field.

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All Simulation in Medical Education (SIME) sessions are open access. Instructions to access the Adobe Connect Room for this session can be found below.

Remaining 2015 Schedule (Two Webinars):

1) Presenter: Nancy McNaughton, University of Toronto, Canada
Topic: ‘Ethics of simulation practice
Date: Wednesday 18 November 2015
Time: 1400 UK/GMT

Education is an ethical undertaking and as such requires conversations about the value of different methodologies and equally the potential effects that approaches like live simulation may have on learner and teacher alike. Ethics in this context is “related to a play of complexity that binds the cognitive to the emotional, the intellectual to the affective and connects them all to a socially embedded ethics of sustainability. (Braidotti, 2006). Attendant psychological risks to identity and unintended emotional effects need to be taken into account when planning, designing and implementing simulation based educational, research and assessment activities.

2) Presenters: Dr. Walter Eppich, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA & Dr. Kristian Krogh, Aarhus University, Denmark
Topic: ‘Lessons learned from healthcare debriefing to feedback conversations in clinical practice
Date: Tuesday 15 December 2015
Time: 1600 UK/GMT

Visit the AMEE Website to register for this and future Simulation Webinar events!

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