Course Listing

COURSE LISTING

Simulation Canada offers an array of unique courses designed for all healthcare professionals who are interested in learning more about the simulation field.

Briefing, Debriefing and Facilitating Simulation (Online Course)

This 4-week interactive course will enable you to develop an understanding of the essential principles of briefing and debriefing - a crucial component to all simulation and experiential learning. Learn from the comfort of your home or office!

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Briefing, Debriefing, and Facilitating a Simulation

Mastering the art of briefing, debriefing, and facilitation is crucial for a successful simulation. The most powerful and efficacious simulations are conducted based on strong educational principles, and are run by expert facilitators.

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Introduction to Simulation: The Essentials of Simulation-Based Learning

To ensure the best possible learning outcomes, it's important to match appropriate levels of fidelity of a simulation to the learner's objectives. This is an intensive introductory course that teaches the essential elements of a simulation.

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Keystones Apex in Simulation-Based Education

Our popular Keystones Apex program is an intensive and immersive learning program in developing, facilitating and debriefing simulation-based learning in healthcare. It covers all the critical knowledge and skills to work as a professional simulationist. It provides all the coursework required to attain the Keystones Certificate. (Available formats include: in-person and online)

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MicroCourse: Briefing & Debriefing

Intended for educators new to or with limited experience the simulation healthcare, this online micro-course covers the essential strategies and techniques for briefing learners before a simulation and facilitating a debriefing after a simulation.

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MicroCourse: Practical Fundamentals

Intended for educators undertaking simulation-based teaching, this online micro-course covers the essential and practical foundations of simulation, including key concepts and educational theories, an approach to planning and preparing for your simulations.

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MicroCourse: Sim by Webconference - Facilitating Virtually

Learn how to adapt the planning (logistical and technological), briefing, facilitation and debriefing of live simulations for the virtual environment - by webconference or videoconference. Featuring 9 virtual simulation leaders from across Canada.

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MicroCourse: Virtual Scenario Design

Virtual patients, or virtual simulation games, are experiential, interactive scenarios that learners can complete independently. Learn how to select an appropriate technology platform, plan and author scenarios, and integrate the virtual experience into a curriculum, including debriefing.

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PSW & Simulation

These free educational modules support incorporating best practices simulation-based training into personal support worker (PSW) curricula. These modules were produced with the support of Georgian College.

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PSW & Simulation II

These open access educational modules support professional development for faculty training personal support workers (PSWs) to support seniors in an at-home environment. These modules were developed with the support of George Brown College.

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Role-Players Theatre: Techniques for High-Impact Simulations

You don’t need professional actors to run an effective simulation. With Simulation Canada's Role-Players Theatre, participants will develop an improved understanding of, attitudes, and skills for role-playing to create the most realistic simulations. Get ready to embrace your inner performer!

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Simulation Research Primer (Online Interactive Course)

This is an online interactive course, offered through Simulation Canada's Global Learning Solutions. This course is a perfect introduction to the world of research into simulation-based education and healthcare quality improvement. It explores the milieu of simulation research and scholarship, as well as the current state of literature in simulation.

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Simulation Research: Best Practices for Planning a Research Study (Online Interactive Course)

Turn your research question or idea into a ready-to-go research plan! Simulation Research: Best Practices for Planning a Research Study is an online, distance-learning course that focuses on the best practices for planning a simulation research study.

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Simulation Scenario Writing

Build powerful, engaging scenarios based on best practice principles from the narrative and dramatic arts. The knowledge and skills learned in this course are applicable to all simulation scenario designs, regardless of fidelity, setting or profession.

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Simulation Scenario Writing (Online Interactive Course)

Learn to create authentic simulation scenarios from the guidance of our faculty experts! This is an online interactive course available with Simulation Canada's Global Learning Solutions. Over the duration of 12 weeks, it will enable you to master scenario writing at your own convenience.

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Synergies: Interprofessional Education & Simulation for Healthcare Education

Jointly offered by Simulation Canada (SIM-one) and the University of Toronto Centre for Interprofessional Education (IPE), Synergies is a two-day course that explores the combination of IPE and simulation for optimal education and training in healthcare.

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Webinars

We periodically offer webinars on key and emerging issues in healthcare simulation. Click for our current list of upcoming webinars.

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