Course Listings

Monday, January 20

Director’s Workshop - Development of a Program’s Policies and Procedures
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This workshop, sponsored by the SSH Director's of Simulation Programs Special Interest Group (SIG), is designed for the individual who has been a Director of a Simulation Program for three years or less. The outcome of this workshop will be a comprehensive understanding of essentials for a Sim Center's Policy and Procedures Handbook. Each participant will develop the outline of their own institution's Policy and Procedures Handbook with the endurable materials from this workshop.
Objectives:
  • Discuss four specific policies that affect the daily management of their home institution's simulation center
  • Analyze the most essential policies needed to provide a safe environment for the learner in their home institution's simulation center
  • Demonstrate the writing of a policy that outlines a method of evaluating the effectiveness of a course for learners of their home institution's simulation center's training
Course ID: 1055-000588
Full STEAM Ahead! Launch a Sustainable STEAM program
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Healthcare focused STEAM programming can be implemented at a simulation center to generate revenue, positively impact the community, and potentially influence long-term projected clinician shortages by engaging youth. Course attendees will learn the methodology and tools necessary to implement sustainable STEAM programming while creating an individualized plan from a provided workbook that can be implemented at their own center or in situ.
Objectives:
  • Describe the ROI of healthcare focused STEAM programming for a simulation center
  • Identify simulation program resources that can be utilized in STEAM programming
  • Construct a STEAM program implementation plan that can be used at attendee's home institution
Course ID: 1055-000128
Manage Your Center: Leader Of The Pack
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Simulation centers need multifaceted leaders who act on a broad vision, introduce change, engage the workforce, and, in other words, have effective leadership practices. According to the Harvard Business Review, leadership curricula should focus on key sets of skills including abilities related to effectively coordinating teams, coaching and giving feedback, interprofessional communication, and displaying emotional intelligence. This workshop dives further into these skills.
Objectives:
  • Identify the traits of an effective leader to optimize center management
  • Formulate actions to confront problem employees to reduce decreasing overall team morale
  • Reflect on how leaders can use effective feedback and coaching techniques to aid in staff development
Course ID: 1055-001176
Couch Conversation: SSH Board of Directors
Format: Couch Conversations
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Stop by the couch and engage in a conversation with SSH Board of Directors to discuss current and upcoming SSH projects.
Course ID: 1055-001337
SSH Presents: Exemplary Practices in SSH Accreditation
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: The purpose of this course will be to allow newly SSH accredited programs to detail and discuss the exemplary practices that were recognized by the SSH site review team throughout the application process (including the onsite review). Challenges encountered at a variety of sites will be discussed.
Objectives:
  • Identify three challenges associated with the SSH Accreditation application process
  • Identify three rewards associated with becoming SSH Accreditation and undergoing the application process
  • Describe different exemplary practices that were identified throughout the accreditation application process
Course ID: 1055-000587
SSH Presents: Maximize Engagement After IMSH: Tips and Tricks of SimConnect
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: The goal for this session is to train users on how to use the SSH online connected community, SimConnect. SimConnect is an excellent tool which connects SSH members with one another in a common way.
Objectives:
  • Explore the basics of SimConnect through a demonstration
  • Discuss how to navigate SimConnect efficiently to network with simulation colleagues
  • Review the benefits of utilizing SimConnect to engage with peers
Course ID: 1055-001301
ASPE Presents: Recruitment & Hiring of SPs
Format: Hands-on Workshop (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Selecting the right person to be an SP is vitally important to SP program success. SP Educators must develop skills in writing job descriptions, recruiting, screening, and hiring SPs. By the end of this session, participants will be able to write a job description that defines the essential job functions for SP work, name five characteristics to look for in screening applicants, identify three sources for recruiting SPs, name five questions to use for screening applicants, and assess an applicant’s suitability for the SP role.
Objectives:
  • Write a job description that defines the essential job functions for SP work
  • Identify three sources for recruiting SPs and name five characteristics to look for while screening applicants for SP work
  • List five questions to use for screening SP applicants and assess an applicant’s suitability following a videotaped interview
Course ID: 1055-001040
Effective Space Design
Format: Hands-on Workshop (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Space design needs are driven by the activities offered by a program. For these reasons, a “one size fits all solution” does not exist when designing a simulation center. Identifying trends that address common design shortcomings will help simulation programs gain depth of understanding before placing a shovel in the ground or a hammer in the wall. Improved understanding of the pitfalls related to getting the job done will help those involved to better meet the simulation program’s needs by achieving a better space design.
Objectives:
  • Describe the impacts of healthcare delivery space design related to patient safety initiatives and patient care delivery
  • Describe lessons learned pearls and pitfalls from implementing center expansion and growth
  • Identify ways to enhance simulation program functionality for mobile in situ brick and mortar
Course ID: 1055-001257
Enhance Security and Confidentiality of Simulation Experiences: Safeguarding our Learners
Format: Hands-on Workshop (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) Accreditation Standards provide evidence-based guidance for simulation centers for integrating best practices in their simulation programs (Committee for Accreditation of Healthcare Simulation Programs, 2016). The Program Management section of the standards states written policies and procedures support programs provision of quality services while meeting obligations and commitments of the mission and vision of their program. Program Quality is strengthened with policies and procedures addressing confidentiality, safety (physical and psychological), and video capture storage and management.
Objectives:
  • Define confidentiality and safety within simulation-based education
  • Discuss simulation center operations leading to a breach in confidentiality and safety without distinct policies and procedures to prevent such breach
  • Construct strategies to implement and uphold confidentiality and safety policies and procedures into simulation programs
Course ID: 1055-001324
Facilitate Standardized Statewide Initiatives
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This panel presentation will empower the audience to use simulation for statewide initiatives that will standardize care and measure outcomes. Panelists will discuss two projects that incorporated simulation into statewide training: improving maternal morbidity and mortality and improving pediatric care in the State of Delaware. Audience members will be encouraged to share their own examples and identify ways to collaborate in their own state or healthcare system.
Objectives:
  • Discuss ways to collaborate using a standardized process to deliver simulation on a statewide level
  • Use simulation to foster reliable methods that will deliver uniform outcome measurements across the state
  • Discuss ways to measure the impact of statewide standardized simulations
Course ID: 1055-000662
Facilitator Staffing Solutions that Work: Advice from an Expert Panel
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Quality, effective, simulation requires an adequate number of dedicated facilitators who are competent in simulation pedagogy. Current staffing models in many institutions make achieving this goal a challenge. This session features audience discussion with a panel of experts from a variety of healthcare education programs. Different facilitator staffing models, the benefits and challenges of each, and the logistics involved for successful staffing solutions will be explored.
Objectives:
  • Explore different facilitator staffing models to meet simulation learning needs
  • Identify the benefits and challenges of different facilitator staffing models
  • Describe the processes required for successful simulation staffing models
Course ID: 1055-000611
Improve Program Management: Grow Without the Pains
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Juggling simulation space, staff, and resources can be a headache. We will walk you through our process for scheduling, managing, and maintaining our new 45,000 square foot health science simulation center, which serves five colleges, multiple residency programs, and three local hospital systems.  Gain insight from our journey to provide equal access to all programs on campus through creation of policies and procedures and an introduction to the tools that we identified for successful implementation and communication.
Objectives:
  • Discuss how policies and procedures impact a simulation program's event management process
  • Identify strategies for workflow efficiencies in simulation programs
  • Identify tools and resources to assist in the management of your simulation program
Course ID: 1055-000074
Sim Tours to Maximize Exposure and Potential Revenue
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Tours are an important part of attracting potential students and funding for simulation centers.  This presentation will provide simulation center employees with creative ideas and examples of how to design and implement a customized, memorable tour.  Attendees will gain new ideas on how to engage certain types of visitors, from school children to potential donors to their simulation program. This course will also provide ideas to relieve time constraints and scheduling conflicts with tour dates.
Objectives:
  • Develop new approaches to handle large tour groups and frequent interruptions to busy simulation centers
  • Discuss how first impressions and enthusiasm from simulation center employees may affect future funding and new business contracts for the program
  • Gather new ideas to construct a customized tour plan for their simulation center with specific scripts scenarios and training for tour leaders
Course ID: 1055-000787
Couch Conversation: ASPE, INACSL, SSH Regional Workshops
Format: Couch Conversations
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Stop by the couch and discuss the ASPE, INACSL, SSH Regional Workshops with planning team members.
Course ID: 1055-001338
Create a Dream Team: Skills, Roles & Salaries
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Challenges regarding staff, skill sets, and salary ranges have become more complex with little context or reference available within institutions or Human Resources to support simulation program administrators.  Following a pilot, a broader research study is currently underway aimed to more clearly identify what current staffing trends are and results will be shared with attendees.  Attendees will then contextualize presented concepts and develop strategies to consider when developing their "dream team."
Objectives:
  • Explore common trends related to staffing associated skill sets and salary ranges in simulation programs
  • Identify relevance of recent research findings for their program
  • Identify strategies they may consider for staffing of their program
Course ID: 1055-001059
Hot Topics: Administrator
Format: Hot Topic Session
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This course features multiple lecture presentations by a variety of faculty to share recent findings and information regarding the work of Administrators. Topics include new ideas, innovative concepts, recent findings, methodologies, exemplars, tools, and research results. Short presentations will be followed by a question & answer period of five minutes per presentation. Attendees will have an opportunity to hear multiple presentations in this round-robin format.
Objectives:
  • Identify new trends in administrative operations that enhance the management of simulation centers
  • Discover innovative ways that the Administrator can enhance the learning environment and work space
  • Explore the latest research impacting the various roles of Administrators in simulation and healthcare centers
Course ID: 1055-001305
Market Your Simulation Center
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: The aim of this workshop is to provide participants with the tools necessary to utilize marketing as a means of enhancing their sim center’s value. Participants will learn how to develop a marketing plan and strategy that fits the specific goals of their center. Participants will also gain a deeper understanding of strategies and tactics for internal and external marketing, which will be used to support their center’s mission.
Objectives:
  • Identify the current marketing practices (internal and external) in their sim center and recognize opportunities for improvement
  • Design a marketing plan that fits their sim center’s goals
  • Measure success of efforts to determine which strategies generated the highest yield
Course ID: 1055-000510
Return on Investment: Plan, Budget, and Market Your Simulation Center
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Three ways to maximize return on investment (ROI) in simulation centers are (1) conducting a thorough analysis of internal and external forces, (2) linking the budgeting process to the strategic plan, and (3) developing a marketing plan that highlights key differentiators of your simulation center. Course facilitators will share examples, elicit group feedback and lead interactive exercises to apply this knowledge to simulation center leadership.
Objectives:
  • Perform an analysis of internal and external forces impacting your simulation center
  • Develop a marketing plan for your simulation center that is aligned with your strategic plan and business case analysis
  • Implement a practical approach to budgeting for simulation centers small and large
Course ID: 1055-001325
Simulation Business Model Development
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Collaborate with other simulation professionals to understand and draft a simulation business model.  Explore the importance of a business model to the success of a simulation center.  Learn how a large healthcare system's simulation program designed and implemented their business model.  Use a gap/strength analysis activity to begin designing your simulation center's model.  Present your design to the larger group for feedback and discussion.
Objectives:
  • Discuss the elements and importance of a simulation business model
  • Identify necessary drivers within their business model to deliver a high-quality simulation program
  • Develop draft business model drivers for feedback and discussion
Course ID: 1055-000299

Tuesday, January 21

Communication: DISCover Behavior Styles
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: The goal for this course is to provide attendees with knowledge of behavior styles using the DISC framework to improve their inter and intra-professional communications. We offer attendees a different frame of reference by incorporating the DISC framework into simulation opportunities. Attendees should expect to gain an understanding of their own DISC style as well as characteristics of their team members.
Objectives:
  • Utilize the DISC framework to identify their personal communication style
  • Apply communication style knowledge during workshop activities to appreciate the differences in communication styles
  • Discover ways to integrate communication style understanding into existing simulation scenarios
Course ID: 1055-001072
Event Project Management: Excel for Sim Staff
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This course will review project management needs of a simulation center.  Participants will receive an excel file of a project management tool developed specifically for simulation staff to organize, plan, and implement a simulation event.  Excel formulas, formatting, and utilization will be discussed in detail.  We will also discuss how to utilize VBA codes to autogenerate emails from the excel form.
Objectives:
  • Define the concepts of project management and how they can be utilized in a  simulation center
  • Utilize an excel project management tool to organize simulation events
  • Revise formatting and formulas in an excel project management tool to meet the needs of attendee's institution
Course ID: 1055-000285
Couch Conversation: A Day in the Life of a Simulation Center Director
Format: Couch Conversations
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Stop by our couch and engage in a casual conversation with your peers regarding the life of a simulation center director.  Ask questions and receive tips and tricks for smooth center operations.
Course ID: 1055-001329
Couch Conversation: The Benefits of Becoming an Accredited Center
Format: Couch Conversations
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Stop by the couch for a casual conversation discussing the benefits of becoming an SSH accredited center.
Course ID: 1055-001330
SSH Presents: Accreditation Top Ten
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: The purpose of this course it to walk through the top ten things a program needs to know in order to apply for accreditation. The course will give a general overview of each of our SSH Accreditation Standards, discuss the difference between full and provisional Accreditation, outline costs associated with accreditation, and give a step by step description for how to apply for Accreditation.
Objectives:
  • Identify the requirements needed to apply for SSH Accreditation
  • Identify the difference between SSH full and provisional Accreditation
  • Identify the SSH Standards that are applicable to your program
Course ID: 1055-000585
Create a Targeted Simulation Needs Assessment
Format: Hands-on Workshop (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This course will provide a step-by-step guide to completing a targeted needs assessment of simulation from first-hand experience at a large multi-hospital health system. The needs assessments can help justify capital expenditures and the need for simulation. Additionally, this course will help attendees avoid common pitfalls during the development process.
Objectives:
  • Review three strategies for creating a targeted simulation needs assessment for attendee's home institution
  • Recognize the pitfalls of creating a needs assessment for larger organizations
  • Leverage the unique needs of attendee's institution to create support and funding for simulation activities
Course ID: 1055-001016
Define Your Simulation Operations Specialist
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This presentation will discuss the process of developing a Simulation Operations Specialist position. It will describe how to justify the need for a simulation specialist, discuss the interview process, and develop a six-month orientation including competencies for the Simulation Operations Specialist at a large Southeastern University.
Objectives:
  • Describe interview process for hiring a simulation operations specialist
  • Discuss an orientation process used for the simulation operations specialist
  • List three competencies desired for simulation operations specialist
Course ID: 1055-000534
Multi-site, Multi-modality Program Accreditation
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This panel presentation will describe the accreditation journey at SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute of Medical Simulation as multi site and multi modality simulation center covering all fours domains of accreditation. The pros and cons of accreditation will be shared and discussed with learner through presentation and active discussion with scenarios and examples. This course will provide an overview of the benefits, challenges and different strategies to achieve the accreditation.
Objectives:
  • Identify the pros and cons of accreditation as multi site and multi modality simulation center covering all fours domains of accreditation
  • Discuss the benefits challenges and different strategies to achieve the accreditation
  • Construct possible strategies and insightful ideas for the learner aiming to achieve accreditation
Course ID: 1055-000357
Surgical Simulation: Achieve M.O.R.E (Management, Operations, Research, Education)
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This panel will include experts from several American College of Surgeons (ACS) Accredited Education Institute (AEI) simulation centers giving tips and advice to the wider simulation community on how to expand and improve surgical offerings. Discussions will focus on what is different and important in surgical simulation from the perspective of management, operations, research, and education. The format of this panel will be a discussion and engagement with the audience.
Objectives:
  • Identify at least one educational or research opportunity within their own program to expand simulation for a surgical specialty
  • Review key differences between simulation focused on surgical specialties and simulation focused on medicine or nursing
  • Construct a staffing needs plan that meets the specialty needs of surgical simulation events
Course ID: 1055-000568
System Level Changes: Use Implementation Science to Advance Your Agenda
Format: Hands-on Workshop (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: After defining and providing an introduction to Implementation Science (IS) and a few theories, small groups will discuss their particular project and how they can use these theories to advance their idea.  Faculty will identify  key components,models, theories, frameworks, barriers, facilitators, stakeholder goals, data and evaluation of Implementation Science. Examples of its use, including esearch and program development will also be discussed. ·
Objectives:
  • Define implementation science and how it can be used to assist in simulation programs expansion
  • Identify implementation theoretical frameworks that could be used for simulation initiatives
  • List components to consider in the planning and proposal stages of a new initiative
Course ID: 1055-001018
Couch Conversation: SSH Affiliates Subcommittee
Format: Couch Conversations
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Stop by the couch and engage in a conversation with members of the SSH Affiliates Subcommittee.  Learn more about what they do and how to get involved!
Course ID: 1055-001342
Capacity Analysis: Using a Simple Metric to Tell Your Story
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: As simulation continues to experience explosive growth, program leaders often struggle to articulate a convincing need for additional staffing. Given a lack of established protocols for measuring capacity, leaders from three simulation centers have defined and developed a successful process to quantify staffing capacity and productivity through data collection, analysis, insight, and effective story-telling. A collaborative tool will be provided to assist learners in applying their own data for capacity analysis.
Objectives:
  • Identify metrics relevant to measuring staffing needs of a simulation program
  • Explain the process for measuring staffing capacity in use at three simulation programs
  • Perform a staffing capacity analysis of a simulation program
Course ID: 1055-001328
Leverage VR Technology to Enhance Your Simulation Lab
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This workshop includes basic overview of VR technology, recent data on the effectiveness of VR in clinical training, and how to plan, fund, and operationalize a VR simulation lab. Instructors will provide information on available VR hardware, pros/cons of each, and how to evaluate hardware against your organizations learning goals. Participants will leave with a solid understanding of VR technology and the resources, faculty and IT requirements needed to build a VR lab.
Objectives:
  • Present the benefits and costs of VR simulation training to a health system’s administration learning objectives to create or augment a simulation lab
  • Discuss VR simulation technology and be able to leverage its benefits while knowing its limitations
  • Construct their own hardware resource and faculty requirement plans (ie business plan) to develop and operationalize a VR simulation lab
Course ID: 1055-001001

Wednesday, January 22

Capture and Optimize Program Outcomes
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: For administrators, one problem continually surfaces: how to standardize and scale data collection strategies for program evaluation. The course will reveal why simulation programs should have multiple levels of evaluation and how one SSH-accredited simulation consortium moved from multiple formats & varied data sets to operationalize a single-system capturing consortium-wide data for programs, learners and facilitators using only three survey instruments.
Objectives:
  • Explain why evaluation at multiple levels (Kirkpatrick and Phillips) is important
  • Identify elements to design and implement data collection strategies for evaluation of program facilitator simulation-based learning experience operational and learners
  • Develop or optimize their own outcomes process to improve simulation-based training
Course ID: 1055-001160
Paper Airplane Factory Game: Introduction to Process Improvement & Systems
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This simulation is an exercise that enables learners to gain understanding into the complex nature of healthcare delivery. Using manufacturing scenarios from aviation, this game is played at tables of 4 to 6 players, guided by a facilitator. It provides an engaging group experience with debriefings between each round. Learners will apply systems thinking, looking at design & process, and practicing implementation of process change to improve quality and outcomes. The simulation curriculum will be available to participants.
Objectives:
  • Practice different strategies through an interactive simulation game in which learners will be introduced to systems thinking and process improvement
  • Analyze how to collaborate across boundaries sharing accountability and coordinated actions that can be beneficial in the delivery of healthcare simulation
  • Discuss how to use data driven decision-making to improve healthcare systems performance through simulation
Course ID: 1055-000711
Psychological Safety for All: A Systems Challenge
Format: Hands-on Workshop (90 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Psychological safety problems in simulation-based education can be rooted in individuals or their interactions with each other.  However, overarching systems (e.g., policies, practices) can create, intervene or prevent such risks to wellness and optimal performance.  We will explore several best practice recommendations (e.g., ASPE) and draw from the experience of presenters and participants to identify systems-based intervention strategies.
Objectives:
  • Discuss efforts by professional organizations (eg ASPE INACSL) to promote best practice guidelines that address psychological safety for those involved in simulation-based education
  • List three scenarios when the psychological safety of simulation-based education participants can be at risk due to systems-related factors
  • Construct an implementation plan to enhance the system-based conditions (eg policies practices) that can raise the level of psychological safety for everyone involved
Course ID: 1055-001253
Couch Conversation: IMSH 2021 Planning Team
Format: Couch Conversations
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Stop by the couch and speak with the Planning Team for IMSH 2021!  Share your thoughts and experiences from IMSH 2020.
Course ID: 1055-001348
Benchmark to Support System Change: Simulation Centers as Learning Organizations:
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This expert panel will discuss the results of their collaborative venture in developing a robust structure for healthcare simulation programs to collect commonmetrics for benchmarking. This practice provides data to guide optimal operational effectiveness of individual programs. Topics will cover strategic partnerships of like programs, building meaningful surveys, and data collection platforms.
Objectives:
  • List common operational metrics identified as valuable for benchmarking by hospital-based simulation centers
  • Contrast shared and individualized areas of focus for data points that meet the needs of different institutions
  • Compare available platforms for sharing data identifying potential obstacles to benchmarking ventures
Course ID: 1055-001208
Integrate EHR and Automated Medication Dispensing into Simulation-based Experiences
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This presentation will discuss the process utilized to create and integrate realistic electronic health records (EHR) and automated medication dispensing into simulation-based experiences. Included will be how the various needs of the healthcare professional schools' were met.  The multiple challenges faced and conquered will be revealed to include, fiscal obligations, faculty and learner engagement, staff expertise, and sustainability. The presentation will conclude with a discussion on future implications.
Objectives:
  • Explore the current issues related to integrating EHR and Automated Medication Dispensing into simulation-based experiences to include training and competency assessment
  • Discuss the fiscal obligations staff expertise and sustainability related to integrating EHR and Automated Medication Dispensing into simulation-based experiences
  • Discover solutions to the challenges of faculty and learner engagement in integrating EHR and Automated Medication Dispensing into simulation-based experiences
Course ID: 1055-000861
Learner Contact Hours: What Does it All Mean?
Format: Hands-on Workshop (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Defining learner contact hours has been historically ambiguous and they have a significant impact to accreditation, curriculum planning, operations, and administrative decision-making.  The primary presenters will present the analysis of a research study aimed to more clearly define learner contact hours, and the multiple implications for simulation programs. Small and large group discussions will occur in an effort to identify implications of results and strategies for applications on simulation programs.
Objectives:
  • Explore common definitions of learner contact hours within the field of healthcare simulation
  • Identify implications of learner contact hours on simulation operations
  • Identify implications of learner contact hours on administrative decision-making
Course ID: 1055-000596
Manage a Standardized Patient Program: Perspectives from Novices to Experts
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This panel represents a diverse group of educators and administrators who are members of the SP SIG. Key areas of SP program management will be explored. We will identify key challenges and strategies for recruitment, staffing and running an event, administrative policies and procedures, staffing software and tools, and professional development.  Together, this information will assist others with both new and established SP programs to utilize best practices in SP program management.
Objectives:
  • List five recruitment strategies that can be implemented with standardized patients
  • Summarize best practices in SP program management
  • Identify three challenges and strategies for managing an SP program
Course ID: 1055-000488
Perfused Cadavers: Building a Program and Lessons Learned from two Training Hospitals’ Experiences
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This session will highlight two hospitals’ experiences in creating perfused cadaver programs. One developed a “home grown” perfused cadaver model, the other contracted with an external agency. Discussion will include developing a program that works for the attendees, what types of training could be enhanced by this model, and lessons learned and benefits and drawbacks of each option. It will conclude with ideas for next steps for attendees.
Objectives:
  • Identify and problem-solve potential issues in launching a perfused cadaver model program in their institutions
  • Identify ideal cadaveric specimens for use in the perfused cadaver program
  • Contrast internally developed perfused cadaver model with external service perfused cadaver model program to choose which option would be best for their institutions
Course ID: 1055-001340
Professional Development Solutions
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: Best practice standards in simulation-based education require sim facilitators be trained utilizing formal development.   Simulation staffing present challenges making it difficult to ensure facilitators are professionally developed.  This panel includes simulation leaders across a variety of settings who will discuss and explore professional development models for simulation facilitators, the benefits and challenges of each, the logistics involved, and how to maintain competency over time.
Objectives:
  • Describe simulation professional development needs and how you meet these needs at your facility
  • Distinguish how decisions were made on how to onboard simulation facilitators at your facility and who enforces this process
  • Identify the benefits and challenges of different methods of simulation facilitator professional training at your facility
Course ID: 1055-000436
Staffing for Simulation: The Simulation Teaching Unit (STU)
Format: Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: This presentation goes one step beyond organizing how to teach and learn in clinical simulation and illustrates an approach to staffing: The Simulation Teaching Unit (STU). the STU builds on many of the most recent evidence gathered from the literature and trends in simulation practice.
Objectives:
  • Identify the traits of each of the three members of the Simulation Teaching Unit and their relationship to each other
  • Recognize the need to organize simulation staffing using a model such as the Simulation Teaching Unit to manage a simulation center
  • Recognize the traditional process of clinical simulation staffing and the beenfits of implementing a new system
Course ID: 1055-001028
Wellness Strategies for Simulation Teams
Format: Hands-on Workshop (60 minutes)
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Category: Administrator
Overview: The goal of this session is to inspire simulation teams to promote a culture of wellness and combat burnout. Participants will acquire tools and learn approaches to enrich individual wellness at work and home, and strengthen their teams.  Our expertise spans nutrition, movement, mindfulness, and accessing creativity. Through guided small group discussions, participants will create “Goal Cards” with actionable next steps in health, wellness and work-life balance.
Objectives:
  • Demonstrate three quick and accessible ways to be mindful at work and home
  • Create a food movement and sleep plan for a personal sense of well-being and vitality using a scheduling tool
  • Identify four next steps to pursue one creative outlet or professional development over the next month using a Goal Card
Course ID: 1055-001181

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