Simulation Canada NEWS

Simulation Canada NEWS

Simulation Canada’s Features & News is the go-to resource for information on healthcare simulation in Canada and beyond, featuring news, events, academic articles and more. Much of the content is regularly submitted to Simulation Canada by the Canadian healthcare simulation community.

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Simulation by Design competition
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July 18, 2016
Memorial University of Newfoundland's Cureus Archives of Scholarship in Simulation and Educational Techniques (ASSET), in partnership with SIM-one is launching an inaugural Simulation by Design Competition. Focusing on teaching and learning through simulation Do you use simulation and related educational technologies? We're inviting health professionals to submit novel simulation scenarios in the form of a Cureus Technical Report. You can see examples of these reports that are already published... CONTINUE READING
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Announcing SIM-one's new membership programs!
July 06, 2016
SIM-one is excited to launch a new membership program to bring additional benefits, supports, resources and discounts to the simulation community! This program will also make SIM-one’s unique resources and services more accessible; expanding and strengthening our community across Canada and beyond. View the full Membership Program details. Since 2010, SIM-one has reached incredible milestones to advance and support simulation. See our achievements to date in our Value Infographic. This is an... CONTINUE READING
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Nominate a 2016 SIM Citizen & apply for 2016 SIM Student Award!
June 29, 2016
SIM-one is now accepting nominations for the 2016 SIM Citizenship Award and applications for the 2016 SIM Student Award! All submissions must be received by Friday, August 26. Award recipients and nominees will be formally recognized at the 2016 SIM Expo on October 5 to 7. 2016 SIM Citizenship Award The SIM Citizenship Award recognizes simulationists across Canada who have made important contributions in the healthcare simulation field. It honours those who have made an outstanding impact on... CONTINUE READING
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Canada’s first National Forum on Simulation for Quality & Safety a sold out success
June 06, 2016
Canada’s first National Forum on Simulation for Quality & Safety makes an astounding debut Canada’s first National Forum on Simulation for Quality & Safety made an astounding debut in Toronto on May 30. Over 140 attendees joined simulation experts from hospitals across the country to listen to inspiring presentations on leading-edge research and achievements in simulation, participate in discussions, collaborate with colleagues and network. Several exhibitors were also on site to... CONTINUE READING
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Introducing SIM-one Global Learning Solutions
May 18, 2016
Run or take a SIM-one course anywhere across the world!  Continuing education. Long-lasting relationships. Communities of learning. This is what SIM-one’s education division is all about. Now, we’re taking it one step further to make your learning experience as accessible and cost-effective as possible – the SIM-one Global Learning Solutions. This new, exciting education initiative is comprised of two streams: Stream #1 – Run your own SIM-one course (available now!) Faculty training for... CONTINUE READING
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SIM-one, partners presents first National Forum
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March 31, 2016
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - Healthcare stakeholders can learn more about the potential for creating a safer patient environment by harnessing the tools of simulation. SIM-one and partners are collaborating to present the 2016 National Forum on Simulation for Quality & Safety. This is a knowledge-sharing event that expands on the growing interest in using simulation to improve patient safety and quality of care. “For me, the key highlight is the intersection of the world of simulation and... CONTINUE READING
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Master simulation skills with SIM-one’s certified education program
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March 16, 2016
Whether you’re a simulation novice or expert, SIM-one’s certificate programs and breadth of courses in simulation-based education can help you master the concepts of the field and advance your career in healthcare simulation. Learn about all of SIM-one’s certificate programs and course offerings. CONTINUE READING
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SIM-one welcomes new Interim President
January 29, 2016
Dear SIM-one Community, As we enter one of the most exciting and opportune years for SIM-one, it is with mixed emotions that I announce the departure of Susan Lenard, current President and CEO, and appointment of Dr. Timothy Willett as the Interim President. Dr. Willett will assume his role effective Monday, February 1st, 2016. Since joining SIM-one in 2012, Susan Lenard has been a critical contributor to the organization’s development into an independent entity with an active presence in... CONTINUE READING
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Annual celebration of the healthcare simulation community a terrific success at 2015 SIM Expo
January 26, 2016
Links to presentations & slides inside! View the Official Program from the 2015 Expo > It was a full house at the 2015 SIM Expo – an annual celebration of the accomplishments, dedication, and contributions of the entire healthcare simulation community. On December 14 and 15, healthcare professionals from across the globe united to take part in interactive demonstrations and workshops, learn about the latest advancements in simulation technology, listen to inspiring keynote speakers, and... CONTINUE READING
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2015 SIM Expo closes the year with huge success
December 17, 2015
The year ended with a bang for SIM-one with the 6th annual SIM Expo, held on December 14 and 15, 2015 at the InterContinetal Toronto Centre hotel. From exhibitors, to workshops, to inspiring speakers and live demonstrations, there was something for everyone in the healthcare simulation community. “I didn’t know what to expect at the 2015 Expo and was completely blown away. I attended the morning and afternoon workshops led by Cathy Smith – she was amazing and is terrific at what she does. Out... CONTINUE READING
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Exclusive look at 2015 SIM Expo Official Program
December 08, 2015
The 2015 SIM Expo Official Program is now available online. Browse through the agenda, read about our visionary keynotes, and explore the full list of showcases, posters, workshops, and exhibitors.  If you missed the Early Bird deadline, don't worry. Space for one-day and two-day registration is still available. See you soon! REGISTER NOW > Learn more about the 2015 SIM Expo >   “Again, this year’s SIM Expo did not disappoint. It was a spectacular event with interesting keynote speakers... CONTINUE READING
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Meet the 2015 SIM Expo sponsors and exhibitors!
December 07, 2015
The annual SIM Expo is less than one week away! Thanks to our generous sponsors and fantastic exhibitors, we’re all set to welcome you to Canada’s largest healthcare simulation conference. Discover who will be exhibiting with their range of innovative products and services. Don’t miss this rare chance to meet industry leaders from across the world – register for the 2015 SIM Expo now! Thank you to our sponsors! Platium Sponsor & Exhibitor For more than 50 years, healthcare providers and... CONTINUE READING
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Participate, watch and learn during Simulation in Action, Virtual Showcase & Industry Showcase
November 30, 2015
With the annual Ontario Simulation Exposition only two weeks away, SIM-one is keeping busy making it the best one yet. Below, find out what to expect during our Simulation in Action interactive demonstrations and Virtual Showcase (did someone say puzzle?). Also, learn about our special Industry Showcase, where you get up close with industry leaders and learn about the latest simulation technology and services. 2015 SIM EXPO SIMULATION IN ACTION LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS Type: Puzzle activity Title:... CONTINUE READING
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SIM-one announces 2015 SIM Student Award recipient & 2015 SIM Citizen shortlist
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November 18, 2015
SIM-one is pleased to announce the 2015 SIM Student Award recipient and shortlist for the 2015 SIM Citizenship Award. Congratulations to the 2015 SIM Student! Please join us in congratulating Paul Schnider, Georgian College, for being the recipient of this year’s SIM Student Award. The Awards Committee was pleased with Paul’s submission for the 2015 theme of “How health care simulation has become an integrated part of my learning and professional development”. “We were impressed with Paul’s “... CONTINUE READING
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Sneak peak into 2015 SIM Expo workshop lineup: Over 20 workshops across 10 themes
November 17, 2015
The amount of abstracts submitted for the 2015 SIM Expo has been overwhelming. We are thrilled to be able to share a sample of these workshops from institutions across Canada and beyond. There is a workshop for everyone – from mental health to curriculum integration, to interprofessional education, research, and more! Learn about these presentations below. THEME #1: Simulation integration into curriculum design Mapping your sim Chris Pollock & Mihaela Simion; Conestoga College To appreciate... CONTINUE READING
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2015 SIM Expo presents special Plenary Panel on curriculum design for effective integration of sim
November 11, 2015
SIM-one is excited to present a special Plenary Panel of five Ontario leaders in the integration of simulation into curriculum design at the 2015 SIM Expo. Join these champions for an inspiring discussion of how some of Ontario’s leading institutions – including Centennial College, Conestoga Collage, and Trent University – have successfully integrated sim into redesigned curricula for optimal learning outcomes. 2015 SIM EXPO SPECIAL PLENARY PANEL   Dr. Peter C. Ferguson, MD, MSc, FRCSC Albert... CONTINUE READING
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2015 SIM Expo: View the workshops & agenda!
November 03, 2015
We’ve announced our 2015 SIM Expo keynote speakers, and now we’re excited to share with you the fantastic lineup of interactive workshops and agenda for our annual two-day conference! 2015 SIM Expo Workshops The Day 2 roundup of morning & afternoon workshops include: Multimedia in simulation: Building it in light of how human mind works Integrating Simulation with Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Competencies Interprofessional Education: Debriefing Team Competencies in a Large Scale... CONTINUE READING
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2015 SIM Expo: Announcing keynote speakers!
October 27, 2015
SIM-one is excited to announce keynote speakers for the 2015 SIM Expo – Dr. Teresa Gore, president of International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL), and Dr. Teodore Grantcharov, Canada Research Chair (CIHR-funded) in simulation and surgical safety. These two simulation experts are revolutionizing the field of simulation and will open day one and day two, respectively, of the expo. Dr. Teresa Gore PhD, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, CHSE-A President, International... CONTINUE READING
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Showcase your approach to integrating simulation into health professions curricula at 2015 SIM Expo
October 13, 2015
On December 14 and 15, the 2015 SIM Expo will proudly exhibit some of the best work in the simulation community. It is your chance to showcase your outstanding contributions during our expanded Poster Park & Poster Crawl during the event.  In line with some of Ontario institutions’ recent qualitative shift in simulation-integrated curricula, the 2015 SIM Expo is seeking poster presentations that focus on strategies, approaches, and frameworks for curriculum design to integrate simulation... CONTINUE READING
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SIM-one/CIHR host live webinar on simulation & knowledge translation grants
September 23, 2015
On Thursday, September 17, SIM-one and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) teamed up to facilitate a free webinar on simulation research and innovation, and CIHR funding opportunities in simulation. Over 60 people across Canada signed up to tune in for the one-hour interactive presentation. Tim Willett, director of research and development at SIM-one, kicked off the live webinar with an overview of the various roles for simulation in health care research. These include simulation... CONTINUE READING