In 2016, the Council for Clinical Certification revised implementation language of Speech Language Pathology Standard V-B to allow for the use of simulations to count towards clinical clock hours. In this SimQ article, we will focus on the impact of this change and offer ways to assure that students are obtaining clinical clock hours in a manner that complies with the standard.
Course created on January 28, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the forces impacting the use of simulations in CSD programs.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply the standards for use of simulations towards clinical clock hours for students, including supervision requirements.
- After this course, participants will be able to construct methods of documentation of hours through simulation.
Carol Szymanski, PhD, CCC-SLP, CHSE
Managing Editor, Simucase
Carol Szymanski is a speech-language pathologist and a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator. She develops computer-based simulations and supports CSD programs in integration of simulations. She has taught assessment coursework utilizing computer-based clinical simulations for many years. She provides tele-supervision and clinical teaching to students in clinical practica utilizing computer-based simulations.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented jointly by SpeechPathology.com and SimuCase LLC.
Content Disclosure: This course will focus primarily on the SimuCase simulation technology platform and will only briefly mention other types of simulations.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related Area)
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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