This course provides an overview of Simucase and examines the benefits of incorporating computer-based simulations into OT and OTA programs. Methodologies for pre-briefing, providing feedback, and debriefing students will be discussed. Strategies for integrating simulations into a curriculum and how to utilize them in Level 1 Fieldwork Experiences to meet specific 2020 ACOTE Standards will be explained. Initial pilot study results will be discussed.
Course created on June 5, 2020
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 3: Professional Issues - OT Education; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), CE Broker #20-702997; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Education And/or Research
- After this course, participants will be able to list the benefits of computer-based simulations.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to navigate the Simucase platform successfully.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the importance of pre-briefing, providing feedback, and debriefing learners following clinical simulations.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to integrate simulations into an OT curriculum and how to utilize them in Level 1 Fieldwork experiences to meet specific 2020 ACOTE Standards.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe pilot study results investigating user perceptions, satisfaction, and efficacy of a computer-based simulation platform.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and benefits of simulations|
|5-15 Minutes||Methodologies for Pre-briefing and Debriefing|
|15-40 Minutes||Overview of Computer-based simulations|
|40-50 Minutes||Simulation integration to meet 2020 ACOTE Standards|
|50-60 Minutes||Pilot study results; summary|
Wendy Brzozowski, BS, COTA/L
Wendy Brzozowski is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with a BS in Business Management and Healthcare Administration. Currently, she is the OT Account Manager of Simucase and provides support to students and faculty, as well as assists in the development of simulations. Ms. Brzozowski has been a COTA for 20 years, with a background in skilled nursing, outpatient, Hospice, rehab management, and as a clinical instructor in an OTA program.
Clint Johnson, MA, CCC-SLP, CHSE
Clint Johnson is an SLP and a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE). Currently, he is the Vice President of Simucase Education and trains faculty and students to use computer-based simulations successfully. Mr. Johnson has been an SLP for 24 years and has experience working in universities, home health, outpatient rehab, and in the schools.
Maura Lavelle, MS, OTR/L
Maura is an occupational therapist who has worked in adult rehabilitative medicine across various care settings. In addition to practicing as a clinician, she has experience in robotics, cutting-edge technologies, and clinical trials for neurological populations. Maura is a Certified Telehealth Facilitator and a peer reviewer for the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. Her research interests include the use of technology platforms for motor and learning outcomes. Maura holds a master’s in occupational therapy from Columbia University and a bachelor’s in human development from Cornell University.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
Content Disclosure: This course will review Simucase.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 3: Professional Issues - OT Education Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health care related (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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