Healthcare Simulation Essentials: Design and Debriefing 2023

July 25, 2023 to July 28, 2023

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.

Target Audience

Nurse Practitioners/other APRNs
Registered Nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Practice debriefing interprofessional simulation scenarios with high learner engagement.
  • Demonstrate facilitation techniques using "Good Judgement" approach to affect learner behavior.
  • Assemble a challenging yet psychologically safe learning environment.

Learning Outcomes

After attending this educational event, participants will report increased knowledge of adult learning theory to facilitate effective learning experience. After attending this program, participants will be able to create a safe learning environment and demonstrate effective tools and techniques in simulation debriefing.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 25.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 25.00 Attendance
  • 25.00 NCPD
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/25/2023 - 8:00am MDT
Event ends: 
07/28/2023 - 4:00pm MDT
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 activity for a maximum of 25 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 with distinction 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 25 nursing contact hours is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado.


Planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Available Credit

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


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