Wiser Improving Simulation Instructional Methods (iSIM) 8.12-14.21

August 12, 2021 to August 14, 2021

Day One Continental Breakfast Welcome Introductions, Expectations What is a Scenario? Successful Components to Scenario Design Designing Simulation Learning Objectives Scenario Design Work - Objectives Equipment and Environmental Selections Lunch Scenario Design – Equipment Selection and Flow Introduction to Debriefing Scenario – Implementation Meta Debriefing, Evaluation End of Day 1

Day Two Continental Breakfast Reflections on Day 1 Case Demonstration Introduction to Assessment Techniques Designing Simulations with Humans Scenario Design Work - Objectives and Equipment Selection Lunch Teaching in Simulation Scenario – Implementation Meta Debriefing, Evaluation Conclusion of iSIM

Target Audience


Nurse Practitioner


Pharmacy Technician


Physician Assistant

Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/12/2021 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
08/14/2021 - 3:00pm EDT


Additional sessions

October 21 - 22, 2021


February 10 - 11, 2022


April 21 - 22, 2022


July 21 - 22, 2022



Faculty Disclosure 

No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose. 

Accreditation and credit designation 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Physician (CME) 

The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of X.X AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nursing (CNE) 

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is __ contact hours.   

Other Healthcare Professionals 

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity. 

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