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Healthcare Simulation Essentials: Design and Debriefing: Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO

July 25, 2023 - July 28, 2023

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Simulation Instructor Training

Healthcare Simulation Essentials: Design and Debriefing (HSEDD)

This course is for internal participants only, as identified by Children’s Hospital Colorado. The July 25-28, 2023 course will only be offered in person. from 8:00AM to 4:00PM US Mountain time. View the course start time in your local time zone. Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

In these rapidly changing times, the Center for Medical Simulation (CMS) is innovating to meet the challenge. This flagship educator course is now updated to focus on helping participants make a significant, measurable impact on their organization. Participants will learn to work practically and strategically to translate simulation into gains for their learners, colleagues and organization.

To leverage your investment in this course and position your work to have the greatest impact, we will ask you to do some work before you arrive. To get buy-in and support for your program, we will help you identify a real problem that can be addressed with simulation (e.g. patient safety issues, curriculum challenges). We will then integrate your questions and challenges about how to address this organizational problem through interactive small group work.

Participants in the course can expect the exceptional educational experience that the Center for Medical Simulation is known for. Each course will feature several CMS faculty, who will work with learners in small groups to develop curriculum to guide their simulation program, to learn Debriefing with Good Judgment©, and to design simulation courses.

We look forward to working with you in Denver!

Course Objectives:

  • Develop a strategic plan to elicit buy-in, support and make an impact with simulation
  • Develop simulation and curricular designs and assessment strategies for clinical readiness and competence
  • Build a challenging and safe learning environment
  • Conduct and debrief interprofessional simulation scenarios with high learner engagement
  • Apply the “With Good Judgment” approach to affect behavior change in multiple contexts
  • Strengthen your role as an educator and/or change agent


The course will take place over 4 consecutive days. It is our belief that this intense learning experience is best accomplished with continuous, individualized mentoring from highly experienced CMS faculty and the development of a peer-led community of practice. The course combines didactic and experiential learning with practice and feedback. Participants will run and debrief simulation cases and receive coaching and feedback on debriefing skills from leading debriefing experts.

Learn more about the Healthcare Simulation Essentials: Design and Debriefing course


$5,775 USD
NOTE: Tuition covers 1 person to participate in the course. No additional viewers are allowed.
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Course is Full. Waitlist Only.
Held in person at CMS in Boston, MA. Vaccination and booster against COVID-19 is required.

Application Deadline: [1 month before]

This course may be converted to online delivery depending on coronavirus travel restrictions.
Held Online.
Application Deadline: [1 month before] View the course start time in your local time zone.


This course is for internal participants only, as identified by Children’s Hospital Colorado.


July 25, 2023
July 28, 2023
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Children’s Hospital Colorado Simulation Program
East 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO United States
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