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Simulation as a Teaching Tool: CMS part 1 – Boston, MA

May 2, 2018 - May 3, 2018

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Simulation Instructor Training: Simulation as a Teaching Tool (SATT)

This course immerses healthcare simulation leaders and instructors in a multi method course wherein participants learn how to teach clinical, behavioral, and cognitive skills through simulation. It draws from the disciplines of aviation, healthcare, psychology, experiential learning, and organizational behavior. Participants explore simulator-based teaching methods applicable across the healthcare education spectrum, including undergraduate and graduate medical, nursing and allied health domains. The daily formats vary and include; simulation scenarios, lectures, small and large group discussions, and practical exercises with feedback. Typically these courses also offer a couple of social evenings for networking and sharing experiences.

Topics include:

  • Building a challenging and safe learning environment
  • Utilizing effective debriefing techniques and avoiding ineffective ones
  • Preparing, building, conducting and debriefing high-fidelity simulation scenarios

This course is hosted by the Center for Medical Simulation (CMS) in Boston, MA for an invitation-only group from MGH & NWH. The 4-day course is split into 2 two-day sessions. This is the first two days of the course.
Learn more about Simulation as a Teaching Tool courses in general.


May 2, 2018
May 3, 2018
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Center for Medical Simulation (CMS)
100 1st Ave, Suite# 400
Boston, MA 02129-2011 United States
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