The benefits of utilizing simulation to promote clinical reasoning, enhance experiential learning, and as an alternative to a clinic-based Level I fieldwork experience will be discussed in this course. This is part of the Continued Learning Podcast series.
Course created on November 8, 2022
Course Type: Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional Issues, 05786; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-965158; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Education And/or Research
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze the use of simulation across the occupational therapy curriculum, specifically the Simucase program.
- After this course, participants will be able to examine the benefits of computer-based simulation experiences to promote clinical reasoning.
- After this course, participants will be able to evaluate the benefits of simulations as an alternative to clinic-based Level I fieldwork experiences.
|5-25 Minutes||Use of simulation across an occupational therapy curriculum|
|25-40 Minutes||Benefits of computer-based simulation to promote clinical reasoning|
|40-55 Minutes||Benefits of simulations as an alternative to clinic-based Level I fieldwork experiences|
Sarah Zimmerman is an assistant professor within the Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Department at Saint Louis University. She has worked in the role of Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and teaches occupational science coursework in the undergraduate program and pediatric coursework within the Master's program. Sarah focuses on creating hands-on learning experiences within the curriculum to enhance the critical thinking of occupational therapy students.
MS, OTD, OTR/L
Dr. Dennis Cleary has over 25 years of experience as an occupational therapist. Dennis’ clinical practice has been primarily with children and adults with intellectual disabilities to encourage their full participation in all aspects of life at home, work, and in the community. He has had faculty positions at The Ohio State University and Indiana University. As a researcher, he has been on teams that have received over seven million dollars in grants from state and federal agencies, including a National Institutes of Health multisite trial of the Vocational Fit Assessment, an age-appropriate transition assessment, which he co-created. He has numerous publications and national and international presentations. Dennis is passionate about increasing the role of Occupational Therapy in transition-age service with the goal of improving outcomes and quality of life for all.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This course will focus on the use of simulations in education, specifically Simucase, an affiliate company of OccupationalTherapy.com.
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