Simulation and Advanced Skills Center Education (SASC-E) Virtual Summer Series 2021 
The Simulation Education and Operation Specialists are excited to share some simulation best practices within their scope of practice.  Each session will be presented live (virtually via Microsoft Teams) during the lunch hour on the specified dates.  Register for one, or register for all.  The sessions are non-related and have individualized content.  Each session will be recorded and available for viewing on the Simulation and Advanced Skills Center website following the summer series.  Hoping to see you there!
Monday, June 21, 2021: 
Title:   Crunch Time: Planning in situ Simulations 
Facilitator: John Lindsey, MMEd 
Time:  12:00-1:00 pm
Summary:  Simulation best practices can be applied and learning objectives achieved regardless of the location in which the simulation takes place.  This session will help the simulation educator build confidence in planning efficient simulation activities in busy clinical environments. 
Objectives: Following the session, the participant will be able to:      

1. Consider indications and relative contraindications for in situ simulation 
2. Identify challenges in conducting simulation and debriefing in clinical spaces 
3. Appraise simulation objectives for in situ suitability 
Monday, July 12, 2021: 
TitleTurn your simulation activities into scholarly work; here’s how...  
Facilitator: Michelle Feliciano, M.Ed., CHSE-A  
Time:  12:00-1:00 pm
Summary:   The thought of producing “scholarly activity” can be overwhelming. This live, interactive session, will provide guidance and resources on where to start and next steps in creating and disseminating simulation-related scholarly activity. 
Objectives: Following this session, participants will be able to:   

1. Identify options for dissemination of past, current, and/or future simulation activities. 
2. Apply Boyer’s definition of scholarship consisting of discovery, integration, application, and teaching,       as a guiding framework for simulation-based scholarly activity. 
3. Create a well-organized poster presentation using the standard template provided in the session.  
Monday, August 2, 2021: 
Title: Facilitator bias: Impact on debriefing 
Facilitator: Nichole C. Kelsey, MSN, RN, CHSE-A 
Time:  12:00-1:00 pm
Summary: Implicit bias refers to attitudes and beliefs that occur outside of one's conscious awareness and control. This live interactive session will explore how a facilitator’s implicit bias impacts a debriefing session. 
Objectives: Following this session, the participants will be able to: 
  1. Define implicit bias 
  2. Discover your on personal biases  
  3. Explore bias through case scenarios  
Monday, August 23, 2021: 
Title:  Incorporating Standardized Patients (SPs) Into Your Simulations 
Facilitator:  Dyan Colpo, M.Ed. 
Time:  12:00-1:00 pm
Summary:  Who are Standardized Patients (SPs) and how may they be utilized in your simulations?  This live interactive session will explore your use of simulation-based learning and how SPs may enhance the experience for your learners through portraying patients/caregivers and giving feedback. 
Objectives:  Following this session, participants will be able to:   
  1. Define who are Standardized Patients 
  2. Identify how Standardized Patients can be utilized in various roles in simulations 
  3. Differentiattypes of feedback that Standardized Patients can give to learners  
Monday, September 13, 2021: 
Title:  What Simulation Operations Specialists and Technicians can do for you. 
Facilitators: The SASC SOS/ST team - Dwayne Jackson, Robert Joseph, Anthony Lawson, Ismael Qasem, Ronald Repasy, Jessica Rinard, Nicholas Toth, Zackary Wade 
Time:  12:00-1:00 pm
Summary: The possibilities of simulation can be endless with the assistance of our Simulation Operations Specialist/Technicians (SOS/ST). They specialize in equipment utilization, brainstorming, creation of realistic simulated environments, etc.  The SOS/ST team will be showing a few of the possibilities facilitators can do to enhance their educational session. 
Objectives:  Following this session, participants will be able to: 
  1. Define the role of the Simulation Operations Specialist/Technicians within the Simulation and Advanced Skills Center. 
  2. Identify various simulation equipment and resources that can be utilized during simulation training associated with the Simulation and Advanced Skills Center. 
  3. Incorporate moulage and/or other elements into the scenario design in order to enhance realism in the simulation training.   

Check your email for an invite! If you don't receive one please contact Michelle Feliciano at