Using Learning Theory to Improve Debriefings
Presenter: David Rodgers, EdD, NREMT -P
22 July, 2014 – 12:00 GMT
About the Presenter
David Rodgers is the manager of the Clinical Simulation Center at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA. Dr. Rodgers earned his doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction and his Master’s Degree in Communications Studies from Marshall University. Clinically, he is a paramedic with experience as a flight paramedic, EMS supervisor, and manager of a hospital-based critical care transport service. Dr. Rodgers has a wide range of experience in simulation center operations and simulation educational program development. He was the founding director of a large teaching-hospital based simulation center, helped expand the capabilities of an established pediatric simulation center, and operated his own simulation education consulting company serving a wide range of clients.
Description of Webinar
This webinar will review several aspects of modern learning theory as it relates to simulation debriefings. Included will be discussions and examples of how the tenets of adult learning theory and brain-based learning theory can be applied to the debriefing.
At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
1. List three interactive elements of brain-based learning theory
2. Describe how these brain-based learning theory elements can be applied to improve simulation debriefings
3. Describe how adult learning theory impacts the debriefing
About our Webinar Series
The IPSS webinars are presented every 4-6 weeks for the benefit of members of the International Pediatric Simulation Society. The goal of the webinar series is to promote learning, community and advancement of Pediatric Simulation.
A wide range of topics related to Pediatric Simulation are presented during the webinars. Core topics include: Education, Curriculum, Research, Technology, International Simulation, and Program Development.
The format for each webinar is a 20-30 minute didactic session, followed by a 20-30 minute discussion.
Start times vary to optimize international participation across the globe.
Learn more and sign up by visiting the IPSS Webinar Page today!