GW Nursing Simulation Initiatives

Offering Simulation Expertise at Every Level

In response to the tremendous needs of health care organizations, academic institutions and simulation professionals to assess and enhance their simulation center operations, educate instructors, extend hospital-based simulation programs and develop simulation operations leaders, we offer a curated portfolio of simulation programs and consulting services. These programs and services are offered through The GW Nursing Simulation Initiatives and are led by Dean Pamela Jeffries, who developed the NLN/Jeffries Simulation Theory.

Purpose

  1. Cultivate evidenced-based simulation programs
  2. Educate instructors
  3. Advance future simulation leaders
  4. Improve participant, patient and system outcomes

Raise High with GW!

In true GW fashion, the Simulation Initiatives offers opportunities to those who want to R.A.I.S.E. HIGH (read 'raise high' history) and take advantage of its various opportunities and resources that include, but are not limited to:

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Resources

  • Deployable certified simulation professionals
  • State of the art simulation center

 

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Assessments

  • Center operations
  • Simulation leader
  • Simulation educator
  • Curricular alignment

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Initiatives

  • Standardized patient program
  • Simulation center staffing support
  • Remote training and support

 

 

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Services

  • Consultation services
  • Tailored client needs in operations, education and practice

 

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Education

  • Standard and customized educational programs
  • Best practices for educators, directors or technicians
  • Specific courses for debriefing, curriculum integration or evaluation

 

 

Upcoming Courses

Those interested in our educational opportunities can choose courses that are delivered as immersions, a comprehensive 5-day model covering a range of topics, or intensives, hyper-focused 2-day model covering discrete topics.

Immersions

  • Best Practices for Directors and Coordinators of Simulation Centers (July 2019)
  • Best Practices in Teaching Simulation and Learning Pedagogy (July 2019)
  • Best Practices for Simulation Technicians/Specialists (September 2019)

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Intensives

  • Debriefing Across the Curriculum (coming fall 2019)
  • Curriculum Integration of Simulation (coming fall 2019)
  • Evaluation Across the NLN/Jeffries Simulation Theory (coming fall 2019)
  • Interprofessional Education in Simulation (coming spring 2020)
  • Standardized Patients in Simulation (coming spring 2020)

Visit Us

GW Nursing is home to a one-of-a-kind simulation space that boasts a recently added Objective Structured Clinical Exam space available to our students and partners. 

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Contact Us

Our simulation efforts are led by Dr. Sabrina Beroz, an advanced Society for Simulation in Healthcare Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator. Dr. Beroz is the associate director of programs and initiatives at GW Nursing and serves as the nurse educator for all our professional programs. Interested in learning more? Contact us at [email protected] to see how we can meet the needs of you and your organization.