This course will review models for integrating Simucase into a Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) program. The Simucase platform will be reviewed. Guidelines for supervision and awarding clinical hours will be discussed, and evidence-based debriefing methods will be presented. A rubric for analyzing the learner’s participation will be reviewed, and tools for assessing overall satisfaction with the simulation will be examined.
Course created on April 2, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to explain three models for integrating Simucase into a CSD program.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to navigate the Simucase platform successfully.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the guidelines for supervising and awarding clinical contact hours for Simucase.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the importance of debriefing learners following clinical simulations.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify appropriate debriefing methodologies based on the learning objectives of the simulation.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to score and interpret tools for assessing performance during a debrief, and for evaluating participants' overall satisfaction with the debrief session.
|0-20 Minutes||Models for integrating Simucase|
|20-50 Minutes||Review of Simucase platform|
|50-75 Minutes||Guidelines for supervision|
|75-105 Minutes||Debriefing: importance and methodologies|
|105-135 Minutes||Scoring rubrics and participant satisfaction tools|
|135-150 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
Katie has been creating computer-based simulations for Simucase since the program's launch. She is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator who specializes in medical simulation and the use of simulation for student and family training. She brings a wealth of clinical experience to her role as Editor in Chief. She also serves as a pediatric speech-language pathologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where she specializes in acute care. Katie is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, OH.
MA CCC-SLP, CHSE
Clint Johnson is an SLP and a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE). Currently he is the Vice President of Simucase Education and trains faculty and students to use computer-based simulations successfully.
Stacy L. Williams, PhD is the COO of Allied Health Media LLC. She is an adjunct assistant professor at CWRU and a certified simulation healthcare educator. Dr. Williams has presented on virtual world technology, immersive VR systems, augmented reality, simulation based education, telepractice and serious gaming for the SLP profession.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented jointly by SpeechPathology.com and Simucase LLC.
Content Disclosure: While this course will discuss general clinical education principles and multiple types of simulations, a portion will focus specifically on the Simucase simulation platform.
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