Tag Archives: Guidelines

Implementing the Standards of Best Practice: Simulation

By: Tonya Schneidereith and Sabrina Beroz The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) conference this year was enormous, with many thrilling presentations addressing the various aspects of the Standards of Best Practice: SimulationSM.  There was a four-hour preconference on using the newly revised 2016 Standards, and there were podium presentations on debriefing methods, interprofessional simulations, evaluation, and

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Simulation Center Finances: Calculating Fees and Costs

By: Alaina Herrington Freestanding simulation centers total an estimated $200,000 to $1.6 million for start-up costs and at least $15,000 for annual maintenance (Tuoriniemi & Schott-Baer, 2008). This enormous cost can leave organizations looking for creative ways to balance the budget. If you are like me, you have had many organizations interested in using your simulation center, and you have

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Are You Ready for Sim?

Teaching nursing using simulation has been proven to be as effective as traditional clinical methods when faculty have the needed skills and resources. Simulation Education Solutions for Nursing (SESN), developed by the National League for Nursing’s Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology and Laerdal Medical, helps schools and programs successfully implement highly effective simulation training for nursing students. Along with

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