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FunSim - Fundamental Simulation Instructional Methods
Course Abbreviation
Upcoming Class Dates (MM/DD/YYYY)
11/30/2020 Day 1 of 2, 12/01/2020 Day 2 of 2
Ben Berg MD, Jannet Lee-Jayaram MD
Benjamin Berg, Jannet Lee-Jayaram 
Eileen Beamis Maeda, Kris Hara, Cami Mikami 
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About the Course

The FunSim Fundamental Simulation Instructional Methods course is a fast paced introductory level 1½ -day course providing a didactic and simulation-based introduction to principles of simulation-based healthcare education for healthcare professionals. The Hawaii Consortium for Continuing Medical Education (HCCME) 
designates this activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Day 1:  9a - 4p 
Day 2:  9a - 12p

The FunSim course size is limited to 12 participants, assuring a high faculty to learner ratio.
The course is designed to provide healthcare educators a hands-on experience through participatory prototype educational sessions. Participants experience simulation sessions as participants, observers, and evaluators. Advanced educational technology, is utilized throughout the program.  This course has been awarded a research grant from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.
Target Audience
• Healthcare Professionals, Educators and others involved in or interested in simulation-based education.
Core curriculum
• Orientation to simulation Logistics and operations – How to get things done
• Introductory Instructional Design for Simulation – Turning technology in to teaching and matching technology to learning objectives.
• How orientation  sets the stage for a safe learning environment.
• Facilitation and Debriefing Skills – How to become an expert facilitator – practice!
• Formative vs. Summative Assessment
• Student Centered Learning
• Safe Learning Environment
• Measuring the Success of a Scenario
Course Goals
• Gain fundamental knowledge and skill in the design and execution of simulation-based activities in medical education. 
• Improve understanding of the differences between simulation-based and traditional teaching methods
• Participants will construct and test a simple simulation based education sessions.
• Introduction to concepts of facilitation and practice facilitation techniques.
• Participants complete student assessment during a simulation based educational event and analyze differences in learner assessment methods. 
• Introduction to concepts of debriefing and practice debriefing techniques.

Course Fee for Non University of Hawaii Faculty and Residents

$300 per participant

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