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    • 20 Nov 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Teleconference/Webinar

    Advances in Simulation-Based Continuing Professional Development and Training

    November 20, 2019, 3:00 - 4:00 CT

    Ajit K Sachdeva, M.D., FRCSC, FACS, FSACME
    Director, Division of Education
    American College of Surgeons Adjunct Professor of Surgery
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

    Mila Kostic, CHCP, FACEHP

    Simulation-based training has been applied and studied across the continuum of professional development in medicine to address a variety of skills and broad range of competencies including medical knowledge, patient care, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, practice-based learning and improvement, system-based practice, psychomotor skills, leadership, team training, critical thinking and decision making.

    While most programs use simulation for educational purposes, 71% also use it for assessment and 40% for quality improvement.

    During this session, scenario-based simulation as well as procedural categories will be addressed in the context of improvements in patient care and safety. Dr. Sachdeva will lead us in a discussion about the advantages and disadvantages of various simulation delivery options and review main challenges and limitations specific to the use of simulation in CME/CPD. We will focus on the novel and developing applications in both training and assessment.

    Suggested Reading:
    Stefanidis D, Sachdeva AK. Chapter 3: Advances in Simulation-Based Continuing Professional Development and Training. (2018) In: Rayburn, W., Davis, D., and Turco, M. editor(s). Continuing Professional Development in Medicine and Healthcare: Better Education, Better Outcomes (pp. 33-48). Philadelphia, PA (United States): Wolters Kluwer.

    Sachdeva AK. CPD in the Twenty-First Century. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2016 Summer; 36 Suppl 1; S8-S13.

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