For experienced healthcare educators trained in the Debriefing with Good Judgment© method. This is not an introductory Debriefing with Good Judgment course.
Participants should have basic skills in the use of the “Preview, Advocacy/Inquiry” questioning technique and structuring a multi-phase debriefing before taking this course. These skills are usually acquired by completing one of the following Center for Medical Simulation courses:
Gateway Debriefing Skills Workshop
Simulation as a Teaching Tool
Advanced Instructor Course
Advanced Debriefing Course
The Center for Medical Simulation’s Online Debriefing Skills Refresher Course provides a way for CMS’ Simulation Instructor Training alumni to refresh and continue to develop their debriefing skills. Over a 6 week period of time, participants will engage in a variety of online learning activities to refresh skills related to advocacy-inquiry, structuring a multi-phase debriefing discussion, and prebriefing. Based on both peer mentoring and faculty feedback, the course offers a variety of ways to build on skills acquired during our in-person courses.
Designed for the busy healthcare educator with limited time. The Online Debriefing Skills Refresher Course is intended to build on skills acquired during CMS’ multi-day Simulation Instructor Training Programs held at CMS in Boston and around the world. The Online Debriefing Skills Refresher Course:
By the end of the course, participants who fully engage in all activities will be able to:
The course will be facilitated by a CMS faculty member and leverage both peer and mentor feedback. This flexible format of this course includes both synchronous and asynchronous sessions. All materials and course interactions will occur online.
Activities are conducted on an online course website called the CMS Virtual Campus. Instructions for accessing the CMS Virtual Campus are sent to participants about a week before the course begins once tuition is received.
In order to participate, each person must have:
Complete the online application form. No other information is needed.
If you have any questions regarding pricing, payment, or our enrollment and cancellation policy, please Contact Us.
You will be informed of acceptance to your selected course/workshop by email within two weeks of our receiving your completed application. Your tuition is due immediately upon acceptance. Once accepted you will receive another email containing an invoice with payment instructions. Please note that acceptance does not mean enrollment. Once accepted, you are placed on a wait list. You are not enrolled, and do not have a reserved seat, until we have received your full tuition. Course seats are filled in the order we receive tuition payments. Since our courses fill quickly it is important for you to send in your tuition immediately to secure a seat. Once your tuition payment is received, you will be taken off the wait list and enrolled in your desired course/workshop provided a seat is still available. If all seats in your preferred course/workshop are filled by the time we receive your tuition payment, you will be informed that it is full and given the option to remain on the wait list in the event that a seat later become available, switch to another course at a later date with available seats or receive a refund.
If you must cancel we will refund your tuition less a processing fee provided another paid candidate is able to fill your seat. Otherwise, you will forfeit half your tuition. If you would like to switch to a course offered at a different date, we will apply your tuition toward the new course provided another paid candidate is able to fill your current seat. Otherwise, you will forfeit half your tuition. If you still want to switch to another course date we will apply half of your paid tuition and you will be billed for the remaining half. Please note that the tuition for a course offered at a later date may be higher. In that case, individuals switching to the later course date will need to pay the difference in the tuition fees.
The Center for Medical Simulation accepts payment by credit card, wire transfer, money order or cashier’s check in U.S. dollars. Personal checks are not accepted. You will be receiving an invoice via email, no paper invoices are issued. Your payment is due immediately upon receipt.