Healthcare simulation has become an integral part of medical education and ongoing clinical skill development. Debriefing is considered by many to the most important component of medical simulation since debriefing involves a period of time where learners review their frames of reference, reflect on their actions and propose changes for future practice. According to Kolbe, [...]
Those looking to improve their healthcare simulation instructional skills should strongly consider in-person training activities, as the nuances of debriefing and instructional design in the field are extremely unique. Designed and facilitated by internationally renowned experts in simulation and faculty development, the training courses available from WISER at the University of Pittsburgh and The Gordon [...]
Andrew Schneider, BLA, NRP, CHSE, Simulation Education Specialist at Central New Mexico Community College submitted an article this week to HealthySimulation.com readers to ask support for his IRB approved Simulation research project entitled “Assessing Simulation Faculty Development Needs: A Pilot Study to Construct and Validate an Assessment Instrument”. The purpose of this study is to: 1) [...]
Dr. Paul Phrampus, Medical Director for Patient Safety at UPMC and Director of their WISER Center, provided us with two recent videos tips covering gaining faculty support and increasing learner engagement for simulation. The WISER team regularly puts out these simulation in healthcare tutorial videos to help your program start and grow — all of which [...]
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