Stimulating Simulation 2-Day EMS Simulation Workshop March 13 & 14 – Ventura, CA

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“Stimulating Simulation”
A 2-day class on EMS Simulation Techniques
March 13 and 14, 2017: 0800 – 1700

Hosted by
SCCRC Deputy Sector Navigator – Health Workforce Initiative &
Ventura College EMS Program at Ventura College
4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura, CA 93003

This interactive two-day course for EMS, Nursing and Allied Health Faculty, Educators, and Preceptors will expand your knowledge about best practices in healthcare simulation.  Participants will leave the course with the fundamental knowledge to better implement simulation activities into their programs.

Participants are encouraged to bring an existing simulation activity/scenario with them to the course.

Objectives: Upon completion of this two-day program the learner will be able to:

  • Provide an overview of the fundamentals of simulation scenario design;
  • Identify simulation modalities and their use within simulation scenario design;
  • Describe the importance of simulation realism and how to achieve it for EMS simulation;
  • Practice applying the fundamentals required for evidence based simulation activities;
  • Describe debriefing techniques.

*Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13152 for 12.5 contact hours,College of the Canyons Nursing Program

 



FACILITATORS

Jennifer McCarthy – Paramedic Science Program Director and Associate Professor
Bergen Community College and Fairleigh Dickinson University

Jennifer McCarthy MAS, NRP, MICP CHSE serves as the founding member, Associate Professor and Director of the Paramedic Science Program at Bergen Community College in Lyndhurst, NJ. As the founding member, she designed a 5,000 square foot emergency medicine laboratory and a 6,000 square foot Inter-professional simulation center.  Her daily responsibilities include strategic leadership of the Paramedic Science Program, faculty member for the curriculum and competency assessment of overall student learning.  In addition, Jennifer is the simulation task force co-chairperson for the health profession division leading efforts to improve IPE simulation initiatives and advancement of science based medical simulation activities within the division which includes 10 health profession programs.  Jennifer is national presenter at both EMS and medical simulation conferences presenting about innovative topics.  She has a passion about the use of medical simulation to advance learning and use to formalize education practice within the EMS profession. She has won numerous teaching excellence awards and serves on several state and national committees that address the advancement of EMS and medical simulation. Most notably Jennifer has received recognition for the EMS Career Lifetime Achievement presented by the New Jersey Department of Health Office of Emergency Medical Services and the New Jersey EMS Council.

Andrew Spain, M.A., NCEE, EMT-P – Director of Accreditation and Certification
Society for Simulation in Healthcare

Andrew Spain is the Director of Accreditation and Certification for the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.  He came to SSH in November of 2010 first as the Manager of Certification, and then later became the Director of Certification, and has since been made the Director of Accreditation as well.  He is a Nationally Certified EMS Educator, and also is a currently licensed Paramedic in the State of Missouri.

Andrew received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Northern Colorado in 1990.  He discovered Prehospital Medicine during this time while working at Ben Delatour Scout Ranch in Red Feather Lakes, CO.  He became an EMT in 1991, and then a Paramedic in 1992.  He first worked in Littleton, CO with Columbine Ambulance, subsequently moving to Columbia, MO in 1994.  He worked as a Paramedic and Flight Paramedic with the University of Missouri Health Care, and eventually became the Manager of the EMS Education program for this Level 1 Trauma Center, a position he held for five years prior to coming to SSH.

Andrew has been active in many areas of EMS, including with the MO State Time Critical Diagnosis Initiative, various committees for EMS, and also working with the Missouri Hospital Association to set up a National Disaster Life Support (NDLS) Regional Training Entity.  He continues to teach disaster response and preparedness courses, and also continues in clinical care at Mid-Mo Ambulance District.  He has presented at a number of national/international EMS conferences, and even was on the winning team for the National EMS Trivia Competition in 2010.

Register here for this awesome simulation workshop in California!


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University of California Irvine Seeks Emergency Medicine Simulation Fellows

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The University of California, Irvine, Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking applicants for a Simulation Fellowship with an application period of July 1st, 2016 through June 30th, 2017

University of California, Irvine, Department of Emergency Medicine (EM) is seeking a HS Clinical Instructor- Medical Simulation Fellow for July, 2017. University of California, Irvine Medical Center is a Level I Trauma center with 5,000 runs/year, 50,000 ED census, with a nationally recognized three-year residency program since 1989. The UC Irvine Medical Education Simulation Center is a new $40 million, 65,000-square-foot facility that provides telemedicine and simulation-based educational programs and CME courses for thousands of healthcare providers each year. The four-story medical education center includes a full-scale operating room, emergency room, trauma bay, obstetrics suite and critical care unit. The simulation fellow will have the opportunity to educate/train and form cooperative collaborative relationships with medical students, residents, nurses, allied health professionals, EMTs, paramedics, and physicians while developing and delivering innovative simulation curriculum. Our simulation-based content has been implemented in educational courses at the local, regional, national and international level. The simulation fellow will have the opportunity to present at local, regional, national, and international conferences.

The Medical Simulation Fellowship is a one year mentored fellowship that offers advanced training in simulation teaching, curriculum design, educational program implementation, study design, and research for a graduate of an accredited Emergency Medicine residency program. A two-year track is available for those applicants in pursuit of an advanced degree. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and proportion of clinical effort.

Submit your CV and statement of interest on the UCI website!

Featured Job Listing: Clinical Perinatal Simulation Educator at Providence Medical Center Mission Hills California

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Providence is calling a Clinical Perinatal Simulation Educator – RN (Part Time/Day Shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Serve as a consultant and facilitator in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of educational activities within Perinatal Simulation Program to support the Mission Statement and Core Values of Providence Holy Cross Medical Center.
  • Plans and implements educational activities to enhance clinical development and proficiency of clinical staff
  • Encourages multidisciplinary participation of in-situ simulation.
  • In collaboration with clinical nurse specialists, nursing staff, department management and physicians develops and/or modifies simulation clinical case scenarios.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree currently in progress
  • Minimum of 2 years acute hospital experience in clinical specialty area..
  • Current California Licensed Registered Nurse
  • Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers
  • Current American Heart Association ACLS
  • Current NRP
  • Current Los Angeles City Fire Card

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters of Science in Nursing ( MSN )
  • Experience with high-fidelity simulation
  • Graduate preparation in adult education
  • National Board Certification in clinical specialty area

About the hospital you will serve.
Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits – see our website for details: http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/index.html

Our Mission
As people of Providence, we reveal God’s love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Providence Health & Services is an equal opportunity employer who provides competitive benefits, a drug-free workplace and supports work/life balance.

Answer the call. Providence is calling jobs.
When applying online, please reference job number 127010.

Apply online for this position here!


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California Simulation Alliance Workshops and Conference in October

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News today from the California Simluation Alliance, a program of HealthImpact, regarding their upcoming October events:

3-Day Simulation Intensive

October 20-22, 2016
California State University, San Marcos

Description: This three-day immersion course offers a jump-start into simulation-based health care education. Participants will learn to apply best practices in high-fidelity simulation through a variety of didactic, interactive and immersive formats. Using a dual focus on academic and practice settings, key theoretical concepts and strategies will be explored to support health care educators in providing safe, effective learning environments. The basics of the CSA Level 1 curriculum will be flexed to meet the needs of the group, followed by intensive immersion into Level 3 scenario development and debriefing strategies. 19.5 CEUs

Learning objectives:

  • Describe current educational theory supporting simulation as an effective learning strategy for health care teams.
  • Identify the key elements of an effective simulation scenario.
  • Develop a clinical simulation that incorporates key learning objectives and QSEN competencies.
  • Facilitate a clinical simulation including set up, turnover and debriefing.
  • Describe the value and benefit of the California Simulation Alliance and other national and international simulation resources.

CSA Members $1250.00
Non CSA Members $1500.00

Register here for the 3-Day Workshop

2nd Annual USF/CSA Simulation Conference

Pre-Conference for the 2nd Annual USF/CSA Simulation Conference University of San Francisco Co-sponsored by the Center for Medical Simulation (CMS) and the CSA Featuring Dr. Jenny Rudolph and Dr, Mary Fey CSA Members. Pre-cons include CHSE and CHSOS readiness review classes sponsored by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and a debriefing workshop supported by the team from The Center for Medical Simulation at Harvard.

October 13-15, 2016
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street McLaren Hall
San Francisco, California 94117

$500 Non CSA Members
$550 CSA Subscribers

Register for the CSA Conference here!

California Simulation Alliance Fall Calendar of Events

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Hey Sim Champs – The CSA has shared their upcoming summer/fall schedule of courses, conferences and more! Check out the upcoming activities below.

2nd Annual CSA/USF Simulation Conference: “Making an Impact on Healthcare Education: Bridging the Gap Using Simulation”

October 13-15, 2016

All three courses are held at the University of San Francisco. Why not make a weekend of it and enjoy the city? We are securing a hotel block, which will be announced soon, at a discounted rate.

October 13: CHSE and CHSOS readiness review classes. Sponsored by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

October 14: Special pre-conference debriefing workshop featuring Dr. Jenny Rudolph and Dr. Mary Fey! The Center for Medical Simulation at Harvard and the CSA are co-sponsoring this exciting pre-conference.

October 15: Simulation Conference: “Making an Impact on Healthcare Education: Bridging the Gap Using Simulation” Keynote speaker: Dr. Jenny Rudolph

2016 CSA Course Calendar

Simulation Evaluation: 2016
August 5, 2016
Location: University of San Francisco, Fromm Hall
Cost: $350
Course Description: In this seminar, learners will review current best practices for assessment and evaluation of simulation activities with special consideration for reliable and valid tools available in the literature. A thorough grounding in feedback, assessment and evaluation theory and practice will be provided, with opportunities for discussion and application to simulation practice.

Simulation Intensive
August 11-13, 2016
Location: Cal Baptist University, Riverside, CA
Cost: $1250 CSA subscribers; $1500 nonsubscribers
19.5 CEUs

Advanced Debriefing
August 22, 2016
Location: Sacramento State University
Cost: $300 CSA subscribers, $350 nonsubscribers
6.5 CEUs

Special Pre-Conference: Debriefing Workshop, Featuring Drs. Jenny Rudolph and Mary Fey
Sponsored by CSA and CMS
October 14, 2016
Location: University of San Francisco, McLaren Hall
Cost: $499 CSA subscribers; $550 nonsubscribers

2nd Annual Simulation Conference: “Making an Impact on Healthcare Education: Bridging the Gap Using Simulation”
Sponsored by CSA and USF Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jenny Rudolph
October 15, 2016
Location: University of San Francisco

Simulation Intensive
October 20, 21, & 22, 2016
Cal State University San Marcos, San Marcos, CA
Cost: $1250 CSA subscribers; $1500 nonsubscribers
19.5 CEUs

Learn more and Register on the CSA website today!

Medical & Trauma Moulage Workshop for Clinical Experiences

Our friend Bobbie Merica from MoulageConcepts.com has put together and AMAZING Moulage Workshop for Medical & Trauma Clinical Experiences!

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Bobbie writes: “I knew HealthySimulation.com would want to be the first to know about the newly scheduled Medical Moulage & Trauma Conference!  This course is designed to enhance beginner, intermediate, advanced and trauma realism in simulation scenarios while providing best practice techniques that assist the learner in “Bridging the Gap in Simulation.” TM.  This intensive hands-on, 24-hour course is composed from my new book “Medical Moulage- How to Make Your Simulations Come Alive!” and will be presented in a multifarious approach including:

  • Life-like three-dimensional wounds that can be sutured, debrided, and triaged for a realistic training experience including scenario staging and techniques.
  • Accessory moulage options
  • Wound care, reuse and storage recommendations
  • Time and money saving alternatives

This exciting conference is scheduled for January 18, 19, & 20th in historic Woodland California and includes CEU’s and certification options!  Space is limited, reserve your seat today!

Who: Nursing Educators, Simulation Coordinators, Simulation Tecnhicians, First Responders, or other Medical Simulation Users.
When: January 18th – 20th 2012, 8am-4:30
Where: Woodland Community & Senior Center – Woodland Hills, CA
Cost: $375 (plus the cost of a Moulage Kit).
Register: Register by following the directions indicated in the brochure link below!

Download the Brochure Here!

Early Bird Registration Ends Tomorrow for Magic-In-Teaching!

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Hey Sim Champs, especially those on the U.S. West Coast, take note that early Bird rate for Magic in Teaching put on by the  California Institute of Nursing and Health Care ends tomorrow, Friday September 9th!

Magic in Teaching is a two-day continuing education program for nurse faculty heldonce a year. Offered in partnership with the California Board of Registered Nursing, the program seeks to enhance the quality of nurse education in California through professional development and renewal.

The program introduces new educational approaches and emerging technology to educators and has included high fidelity simulation and new models of collaboration.  Magic in Teaching was first introduced in 2005 and is currently offered just once a year and rotates between Northern and Southern California.

This year’s MIT will be held in Southern California at the Crowne Plaza San Diego on October 18 & 19. Don’t miss out on:

– Keynote speakers

  • Nigel Chong, University of Tasmania, Australia
  • Dr. Suzie Kardong-Edgren, Editor of Clinical Simulation in Nursing
  • Dr. KT Waxman, Director of the CSA
  • Deloras Jones, Executive Director of CINHC

–  Expert panels and over 20 breakout sessions
–  IOM Report update
–  Pre-conference Oct. 17 including Vital SIM Training by Laerdal, Advanced Technical Training by Laerdal and Standardized Patient Workshop

WHEN: October 18 & 19, 2011

WHERE: Crowne Plaza San Diego

Register for the annual Magic in Teaching conference by Friday, 9/2, at midnight PT and cash in on the Early Bird rate of just $325 for the two-day conference!

Group rates and student discounts are available!

Click here for the latest 2011 Magic-In-Teaching agenda & register at the CINHC website!

Healthcare Simulation Technician Curriculum Writing Team

Happy to share that I spent the first half of this week in California, working with a great team of medical simulation technicians to draft the “Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialist” curriculum for the Health Workforce Initiative!

What is the HWI?

The California Community College Chancellor’s Office and it’s Economic and Workforce Development Program has established the California Community College Health Care Initiative to provide education and training programs to meet these emerging demands for health care delivery.

Can’t wait to share our work!

Thanks to John, Mary, Brad, Isaac, Johnny D., Christina, Will and Darin!