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Simulation Basics and Best Practices: What You Need to Know - Part 1

Simulation Basics and Best Practices: What You Need to Know - Part 1

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. ET

In the first of this two-part series, the evidence supporting simulation education will be reviewed as it pertains to safety, knowledge, efficiency, process and performance skills, and building confidence in students.

A brief review of contemporary simulation education use in the health sciences and educational theories that support the use of simulation will be included. Next, common myths related to simulation education (that simulation education is superior to other learning methods and that simulation education results in better practitioners) will be discussed.

The session will close with information about when simulation education can be an optimal tool for learning, training, and assessment.

Learning Objectives 
  • Identify educational theories (pedagogy/andragogy) that contribute to simulation education
  • Describe learning outcomes and instructional designs best supported by simulation education
  • Define best practice in simulation education scenario development

Webinar Details
Simulation Basics and Best Practices: What You Need to Know - Part 1
Wednesday -  January 19, 2022  
7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. ET
.10 ASHA CEU's

Webinar Cost
CAPCSD Member $25.00
CAPCSD Affiliate Member $35.00
CAPCSD Non-Member $35.00

Time Ordered Agenda
7:00 - 7:25 P.M. ET: Introduction; A review of pertinent simulation education evidence and current simulation use
7:25 - 7:40 P.M. ET:  Educational theory and myths and truths related to simulation education in pre-licensure programs
7:40 - 8:00 P.M. ET: Using simulation for assessment and training

Joanne Baird, Ph.D., OTR/L, CHSE, FAOTA
University of Pittsburgh

Joanne Baird is an associate professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Pittsburgh. Her clinical background includes extensive experience with the mental health, pediatric and geriatric populations across the healthcare continuum in a variety of national and regional sites. Her research interests include forensic medical record review and analysis as well as experiential learning and the use of simulation to promote clinical reasoning and preparation for entry-level competence. She is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator and has developed a pre-licensure simulation curriculum for her clinical doctorate program. She has been an invited speaker nationally and internationally on the topic of simulation to support learning and professional development in the rehabilitation professions. 

Financial: Joanne Baird receives a salary from the University of Pittsburgh and will receive an honorarium from CAPCSD for the presentation.
Non-Financial: Joanne Baird is a member of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and the Association for Standardized Patient Educators

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