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The Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing has various options for simulation-related professional development and training. Learn more below.

Simulation During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Maintaining Safety and Quality

This webinar highlights key safety and infection control considerations for faculty and students when returning to and reopening Simulation Laboratories. The webinar also outlines specific plans and recommendations for Simulation alterations and clinical replacement activities that will be required due to the COVID-19 physical distancing, as well as personal protective considerations for faculty, students, and simulation equipment. Also covered in the webinar is contingency planning for multiple unknowns in the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation while presenting strategies to manage disruptions to clinical sites.

The delivery of this seminar is associated with a small fee of $15. However, college faculty members are encouraged to email nursece@psu.edu to discuss a fee exemption.

Implementing INACSL Standards of Best Practice: SimulationSM

Implementation of the INACSL Standards of Best Practice: SimulationSM is important to effective simulation-based learning experiences. The purpose of this webinar is to explore the standards of best practice in depth and educate simulation educators on developing the best possible simulation experiences for simulation participants or students. This is the second of a series of Simulation webinars offered by the Penn State Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing.

The delivery of this seminar is associated with a small fee of $15. However, college faculty members are encouraged to email nursece@psu.edu to discuss a fee exemption.

Debriefing to Promote Clinical Judgment: Use in Simulation, Clinical and Classroom

This webinar provides a brief introduction into the importance of the debriefing process during simulation, clinical and classroom time, while providing a foundation for skills needed to proctor and facilitate effective debriefing. Topics that will be covered include the criterion necessary to meet the Healthcare Simulation Standard of Best Practice™, various theory-based debriefing methodologies, research supporting the debriefing process and ways to integrate these techniques into current teaching styles. This is the third of a series of simulation webinars offered by the Penn State Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing.

The delivery of this seminar is associated with a small fee of $15. However, college faculty members are encouraged to email nursece@psu.edu to discuss a fee exemption.

Improving Practice Through Simulation

This is a combination pre-work and in-person course offered in the Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing Simulation Lab at University Park, PA. It is designed to help you gain confidence by practicing on simulated patients and engaging in simulated exercised to help improve clinical skills. Our Simulation Lab is a state-of-the-art facility.