Healthcare Simulation Essentials: Design and Debriefing

Aurora, CO US
September 13, 2022 to September 16, 2022

Led by some of the world's leading simulation educators from the Center for Medical Simulation in Boston, this 4-day course incorporates the latest advances in simulation and educational practice. Participants will learn how to teach clinical, behavioral and cognitive skills through simulation as well as strategies they can use to make a significant, measurable impact on their organization. 

The course takes place over 4 consecutive days and includes continuous, individualized mentoring from highly experienced CMS faculty.  It combines didactic experiential learning with practice and feedback. Participants will run and debrief simulation cases and receive coaching and feedback on debriefing skills from leading experts.

Attendees join a growing community of Center for Medical Simulation graduates who are positioned as leaders in the field.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop a strategic plan to elicit buy-in, support and make an impact with simulation.
  • 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.
  • Think deeply about your role as an educator and/or change agent.


Course Contacts

Whitney Smith, RN, MSN, CHSE - 720-777-6882
Jana Strangfeld, MSN, RN, CHSE - 720-777-1035

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 24.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 24.50 Attendance
  • 24.50 NCPD
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/13/2022 - 8:00am MDT
Event ends: 
09/16/2022 - 4:30pm MDT
Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 E. 16th Avenue
Simulation Center
Aurora, CO 80045
United States

Registration, attendance, and completion of the online evaluation are required for successful completion. Claim only the hours you attend. A certificate of attendance will be available for printing upon completion of the online evaluation.

Medical:  Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Live for a maximum of 24.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing: Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational offering for 24.5 nursing contact hours is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Available Credit

  • 24.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 24.50 Attendance
  • 24.50 NCPD


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