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INACSL offers a yearly webinar series that provides timely year-round education on issues impacting our profession. From virtual reality to patient monitoring, these webinars keep you apprised of how the latest trends in healthcare may affect you.

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Upcoming Live Webinars

Exploring and Applying Guidelines for the Responsible Use of Deception in Simulation

Presented by Aaron W. Calhoun, MD, FSSH, and Elaine C. Meyer, PhD, RN, MBE, FSSH

Friday, October 29, 2021 from 11:00am - 12:00pm CT (12:00pm ET/9:00am PT)

INACSL Members: $15

Non-Members: $99

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Description: Deception has been viewed an important tool since the inception of simulation, yet simulation educators lack knowledge about its benefits and the existing evidence-based guidelines to implement deception in simulation-based teaching-learning experiences. In the broader psychological and educational community, however, deception has a more controversial history regarding the negative psychological effect on learners.  Despite these concerns, however, deception is often viewed as a necessary tool for the reproduction of rare and/or critical events that must be addressed educationally to assure optimal patient care.  Given both the argued beneficial uses and the potential risks of deception, a set of evidence-based guidelines have been created to assist simulation-based educators in its responsible use. (Calhoun et. al., 2020; Gaba et. al. 2013; Truog et al, 2013). At present, the current state reflects an opportunity to educate simulation-based educators in the use of existing evidence-based guidelines to avoid negative psychological ramifications among learners and enhance the authenticity of simulations addressing key critical events such as medication error.  By unpacking and exploring recent research and guideline-based publications surrounding deception in simulation, a more nuanced understanding can be achieved which can both assist in decision-making and help simulation-based educators avoid negative outcomes.

Outcome: By the end of the session, learners will gain knowledge about the evidence-based guidelines of the use deception to reduce any psychological effects on learners in simulation-based learning experiences; the characteristics of high-risk uses of deception in simulation; and the key decision points (i.e., the “3 D’s) to be considered when choosing whether to employ deceptive elements in educational sessions.  

CNE: 1.0

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Abstract Requirements

  • Research study presentations should include a structured abstract of approximately 200 words, with a focus on findings and conclusions under the following headings: Background, Methods, Results and Conclusions.
  • Other presentations should include an unstructured abstract of approximately 150 words summarizing the background, main points of the presentation, and implications for practice.
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