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Learning Objectives:
  • Identify key elements of a "standardized" or simulated patient (SP) role needed to improve clinical practice.
  • Describe approaches developing roles for SPs which meet clinical learning outcomes.
  • Write a role for a Standardized Patient to improve clinical training performance outcomes of students or professionals.
  • Outline approaches to evaluation of SP roles to improve patient care outcomes over time.
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Instructors:
Debra Nestel PhD, FAcadMed FSSH
Jennifer Harlim PhD MBA BA(Hons)
Cathy Smith PhD, MA, BA(Hons), CHSE
Objective: This online 3 hour CE course outlines approaches to creating roles for simulated patient (standardized patient) methodology.
Summary: This course introduces approaches to writing SP roles. This task is fundamental to SP work - usually a text document (sometimes with audiovisual supplements), the written SP role provides guidance to the SP about their character, the purpose of the scenario, their health issue (or other relevant information). You're introduced to a wide range of resources with core and extension work. Throughout the course, you're encouraged to make meaning of the content for your own setting.
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Meet the Instructors:

Debra Nestel PhD, FAcadMed FSSH

Debra Nestel is Professor of Simulation Education in Healthcare, Monash University, and Professor of Surgical Education, Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Australia. Debra is Editor-in-Chief, BMJ Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning (STEL), the journal of the Association for Simulation Practice in Healthcare (ASPiH). She is program lead for the Master of Surgical Education (Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons) and Master of Surgical Science (University of Melbourne) and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Simulation (Monash University). Debra leads a national faculty development program for simulation practitioners – NHET-Sim and a virtual network in Simulated Patient Methodology. She has received national awards for her work in healthcare simulation (Ray Page Award for service to the simulation community, Simulation Australasia and a Program Innovation Award, Australian Government) and a Presidential Citation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH). She has held many positions in professional associations across her career. Mainly a qualitative researcher, Debra has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers in health professions education, edited books on simulated patient methodology (2015), healthcare simulation (2017), surgical education (2019) and research methods for healthcare simulation (2019)

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Jennifer Harlim PhD MBA BA(Hons)

Jennifer Harlim completed her PhD studies at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Australia. Her post-graduate research was in the area of engineering education and professional development focusing on problem solving. Prior to and during her PhD studies, Jennifer was actively involved in a number of educational-based projects. After completing her research studies in 2013, she worked with a team of researchers and educators at the School of Health Sciences, RMIT University. Her knowledge of educational theories and prior experience on working in educational projects contributed to the last stage of the project where the 3-D simulation game, Second Life was utilised for the training of healthcare students. She joined Monash University in early 2014 and has since then been involved in various simulation-based learning projects within the field of healthcare education, working together with Professor Debra Nestel. She is also currently a Research Fellow and the Programme Manager of the NHET-Sim Programme.  Her research interests include problem solving, simulation-based learning, engineering/healthcare education and professional practice and research methods, particularly the use of qualitative research in traditionally fields based on quantitative research.

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Cathy Smith PhD, MA, BA(Hons), CHSE

Cathy Smith is an Interprofessional and Simulation Educator in the Division of Training and Simulation at Baycrest, a geriatric health system located in Toronto, Canada. In addition, she consults with various educational and assessment organizations locally, nationally, and internationally. She works with learners at all stages and has developed curriculum for diverse formats, ranging from face-to-face to web-based platforms. Recognition for her work includes: the Ruedy Award (Canadian Association of Faculties of Medicine) for innovation in medical education; the Blizzard Award (Canadian Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education) for outstanding teaching; the Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) Outstanding Educator Award; and the SIMone Simulation Citizen of the Year Award. A long time ASPE member, she is the current chair of the International Committee. She serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Healthcare Simulation. She has contributed chapters to books related to SP methodology and created two modules for the Simulated Patient Network. Cathy has a particular research interest in the role of SPs in simulation-based education. Recent articles published include qualitative studies related to working with SPs and co-authoring the ASPE Standards of Best Practice for human role players in simulation.

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Learning Objectives

Identify

Identify key elements of a "standardized" or simulated patient (SP) role needed to improve clinical practice.

Describe

Describe approaches developing roles for SPs which meet clinical learning outcomes.

Develop

Write a role for a Standardized Patient to improve clinical training performance outcomes of students or professionals.

Outline

Outline approaches to evaluation of SP roles to improve patient care outcomes over time.

Anonymous Participant Feedback 

“The best thing about this course is that I can work through it at my own pace, it's logical. You can see how the ideas build. And the access to resources is great. Actually, they're fantastic. I've now drafted my first SP role.”
NICK BLACK
“I'm an OSCE examiner and I've always wondered who wrote the SP roles or the stations. This course has made it really clear to me who should write them and how. I just never thought about getting patients and SPS involved with clinicians. It's obvious now.”
Nick Black
“Straight forward guidance on writing SP roles from experienced practitioners. There's an honesty about the content - what's hard and what's easy.”
Nick Black

Full Course Abstract:

The SPN offers a range of courses for individuals working with simulated patients (SPs). The courses are likely to be of interest to simulation educators, technicians, SPs and to some extent learners involved in undergraduate and postgraduate training in all health professional disciplines. All courses are designed to take three hours expect for the foundational program which takes five hours.

Module 2 introduces approaches to creating roles for Standardised Patients. There is no one right way to do this. However, some approaches seem better suited to some contexts than others. Templates are valuable for documenting roles. They prompt the authors for specific and usually critical information. We share approaches and templates.

Overall, Module 2 introduces approaches to writing SP roles. This task is fundamental to SP work - usually a text document (sometimes with audiovisual supplements), the written SP role provides guidance to the SP about their character, the purpose of the scenario, their health issue (or other relevant information). You're introduced to a wide range of resources with core and extension work. Throughout the course, you're encouraged to make meaning of the content for your own setting.

There are 5 parts in the course:
  • Key elements of SP roles
  • Writing SP roles for scenarios
  • Writing roles for sequential scenarios
  • Quality assurance in SP role development
  • Let's check in before we check out

Ongoing live Q&A sessions are recorded quarterly and made available to all registered participants.

BONUS MATERIALS Included:
  • SP Evaluation Form
  • SP Role Template for Scenario Development
  • SPN Methodology Chart
  • SPN Course Workshop Reflection Form

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Part of the SPN Standardized Patient Training Program

The Simulated Patient Network (SPN) offers a range of courses for individuals working with simulated patients (SPs). The courses are likely to be of interest to simulation educators, technicians, SPs and to some extent learners involved in undergraduate and postgraduate training in all health professional disciplines. All courses are designed to take three hours expect for the foundational program which takes five hours.
  • M1: Foundations of Standardized Patients Methodology
  • M2: Creating Roles for Standardized Patients
  • M3: Training Methods for Standardized Patients (role portrayal)
  • M4: Training Methods for Standardized Patients (debriefing)
  • M5: Standardized Patients Program Management
  • M6: Teaching with Standardized Patients and A/V Recording
  • M7: Teaching with Standardized Patients for Assessments
  • M8: Developing Hybrid Simulations with Standardized Patients
  • M9: Increasing Standardized Patient Realism with Moulage
  • M10: Debriefing Standardized Patients
  • M11: Teaching Interprofessionally with Standardized Patients
  • M12: Teaching with Pediatric Standardized Patients
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The son of course instructor Dr. Kim Baily, Lance W. Baily, BA, EMT-B is the Founder / CEO of HealthySimulation.com, the world’s leading medical simulation resource website which now supports upwards of 35,000 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 from early-adopter to early-majority.

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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 newborn baby girl and two dachshunds.
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