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Introduction to Simulation




Donald Gordon Centre
421 Union St., Kingston, Ontario, K7L3N6, Canada
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Are you…

  • Interested in simulation?
  • Looking for suggestions on designing simulations?
  • Unsure how to debrief following a simulation?
  • Thinking about how sim can work in your context?
  • Have questions for the experts in the field?

This program will help you take your simulation teaching to the next level! You will have opportunities to think about how you can use simulation in your practice and meet the needs of your learners. A variety of practical strategies and resources will be provided throughout the half-day event. This event presents you with a unique opportunity to learn from others who are active simulation enthusiasts and teachers across departments. This is a great primer to those who are relatively new to teaching in simulated learning environments.



8:15 | Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:30-9:00 | How Sim Can Move the Needle by Faizal Haji

9:00-10:00 | So you want to Sim? The Basic Approach by Fil Gilic

10:00-10:30 | Bringing Sim to your Living Room by Eve Purdy

10:30-10:45 | Wellness Break

10:45-11:15 | Debriefing 101 by Erin Brennan

11:15-11:45 | Sim Centre Showcase by Dan Howes

11:45-12:30 | Panel: Q & A with Experts w/ Diana Hopkins-Rosseel, Tim Chaplin, Dan Howes & Marian Luctkar-Flude

12:30 | Lunch                      


Photography and Video Notice

Photographs and/or video will be taken throughout the duration of the program. By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organizer.