Jenny Rudolph, PhD, is set to be a keynote speaker at the SIM Expo 2019 in Montreal, Québec. Jenny joins fellow keynote speakers: Nicole Harder RN, PhD, CHSE, CCSNE of the University of Manitoba; Patty Chabbert, MA, of the First Peoples Centre at Canadore College; and Louise Moir, RN, BScN of Canadore College and Nipissing College.
Jenny’s keynote topic will be, “Easy to say but hard to do: Establishing and maintaining psychological safety in simulation and debriefing.” Her talk will discuss elements of creating a psychologically safe container for learning, an area that she has published research on in multiple articles. Most recently Jenny contributed work to Michaela Kolbe et al.’s article, “Managing psychological safety in debriefings: a dynamic balancing act.”
The theme for this year’s SIM Expo is “Interculturalism: Identity and Safety in Simulation.” According to the Sim Expo website, in addition to the four expert keynote speakers, the program will feature:
- 14 Live demonstrations of innovative sim scenarios, curricula, tools, VR, AR and serious games
- 20 Presentations of emerging research findings and best practices
- 15 Practical, engaging workshops
- 31 Posters summarizing research, innovations and impact
- Structured networking and community of practice gatherings
- Exhibits from leading simulation vendors
- A few surprises!
The SIM Expo is organized by SIM-one and anyone interested in registering for the vent can visit: https://www.sim-one.ca/simexpo/simexpo