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Title Defining excellence in simulation programs / edited by Janice C. Palaganas, PhD, RN, NP, Director, Institute for Medical Simulation, Principal Faculty, Center for Medical Simulation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts [and 3 others].

Publication Info. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2015]


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xxxvii, 670 pages) : color illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 7, 2017)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Simulation standards -- Types of simulation programs -- Simulators -- Funding -- Management -- Environmental design -- Educational development -- Faculty development -- Research.
Summary Defining Excellence in Simulation Programs is an official publication of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), created to support the Society's mission to encourage excellence in healthcare education, practice and research through the use of simulation. With nearly 140 expert clinicians and educators contributing, this authoritative guide offers clear-cut definitions, recommendations and best practices for all types of simulation training programs. This is a must-read for healthcare managers, educators and researchers looking to create or manage successful, cost-effective, researched-based simulation programs. A wide range of topics -- essential to the development and management of successful and cost-effective simulation programs - include: Simulation Standards - best practices and program development; Types of Simulation Programs - infrastructure, framework; Simulators - types, selection and usage; Funding - fundraising, income sources; Management - asset management, policies and procedures; Environmental Design - building a simulation center; technical infrastructure; and Educational Development; Faculty Development; Research, and more, including: Well-referenced, reader-friendly content is continually available, practical and timely; Standards and recommendations based on actual programs around the world that have proven to be sustainable, cost-effective and successful; Editors and many authors central to SSH's role in learning and defining best practices for simulation and simulation program management; Interprofessional group of editors and authors offering diverse perspectives, from areas of nursing, medicine, allied health, numerous specialties, and non-clinical fields, including organizational behavior, psychology, statistics, business, and engineering; Terms of Reference - Defines and standardizes simulation terms and concepts for users, learners and developers; Experts Corner - Commentary on particular areas of training, research and program development by simulation experts and founders; Consider This - Text boxes provide practical how-to sections on important related topics. - Publisher.
Subject Simulated patients.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Reference
MEDICAL / Alternative Medicine
MEDICAL / Atlases
MEDICAL / Essays
MEDICAL / Family & General Practice
MEDICAL / Holistic Medicine
MEDICAL / Osteopathy
Simulated patients. (OCoLC)fst01119154
Patient Simulation.
Competency-Based Education -- methods.
Education, Nursing -- methods.
Evidence-Based Nursing -- methods.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Palaganas, Janice C., editor.
Maxworthy, Juli C., editor.
Epps, Chad A., editor.
Mancini, Mary E., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Defining excellence in simulation programs. First edition. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2015] 9781451188790 (DLC) 2014021575 (OCoLC)881019546
ISBN 9781469833385 (electronic bk.)
1469833387 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. DEBSZ 493189106
AU@ 000056090297

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