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3-2-1-Go! SMU's Successful Integration of
Digital Patients Across Professions

Presented by: Amin Azzam, MD, MA
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This webinar will provide a demonstration of how SMU faculty utilized the PCS digital patient platform to increase learner performance across multiple different healthcare professions.
  • Recording: Aug 25th, 10AM PDT, UTC-7
  • Access: 60 Days, Anytime Anywhere
  • Certificate: Completion But No CE*
  • Guarantee: 30-Day Money Back
  • Method: Lecture with Slides
  • Duration: 1 Hour
  • Level: Beginner

Presentation Abstract:

We’ve all seen the ubiquitous presence and rapid improvement of smart speakers in society. But is that technology ready for health care simulation environments? Join Amin Azzam, MD, MA and PCS teammates to see how Spark has been successfully piloted at Samuel Merritt University across nursing, physician assistant and nurse practitioner programs over the past 3 years. This webinar will provide a demonstration of how SMU faculty utilized the PCS digital patient platform to increase learner performance across multiple different healthcare professions. This presentation will cover both the design of the pilot and how it was constructed, and also the results for the respective nursing, and physician assistant cohorts.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the benefits of artificial intelligence in healthcare simulation through the PCS training tool.
  2. Explore the current and future uses of artificial intelligence in medical student education.
  3. Engage with educators in how to leverage artificial intelligence and virtual reality technology as an educational accelerant.

Meet the Presenter:

Amin Azzam, MD, MA

Simulation Educator at Samuel Merritt University
Amin Azzam is a professor at 3 San Francisco bay area universities:
1) University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine,
2) University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, and
3) Samuel Merritt University. He has dedicated his career to innovations in health professional schools, including Problem Based Learning (PBL), Simulation Based Learning (SBL) and Open Educational Pedagogy (OEP). He remains clinically active—running long-term psychotherapy groups for patients with chronic illnesses. He lives in Oakland with his wife (June) and children (Remy and Margo). They enjoy camping, board games and international travel.
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Disclosures: Amin is a member of the PCS Clinical Advisory Board.

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Lance W. Baily, BA, EMT-B is the Founder / CEO of HealthySimulation.com, the world’s leading medical simulation resource website which supports thousands healthcare professionals a month. As an experienced entrepreneur, digital media producer and administrative professional, Lance has the background and the experience necessary to help guide the healthcare simulation industry to greater levels of adoption.
Lance is also the Founder of SimGHOSTS.org, the leading 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to supporting healthcare professionals operating clinical simulation technologies which has organized over twenty hands-on training conferences around the globe since 2011. His new co-edited Book: “Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Operations, Technology, and Innovative Practice” provides 400 pages of in-depth articles supporting the technical integration of healthcare simulation in any sized program.
Formerly he served as Director of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas, Simulation Technician for the LA Community College District, and volunteer Fire-Fighter, after receiving his BA in Film and Digital Media Production and working on Hollywood production sets. He currently lives with his wife in Las Vegas with their two young daughters and two crazy dachshunds.
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