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Healthcare Simulation In Person Conference 2023: Elements, Essentials & Excellence in Healthcare Simulation

Rochester, MN US
March 9, 2023 to March 10, 2023

This in-person conference is designed to provide an opportunity for simulation educators and enthusiasts from clinical and academic settings to connect with colleagues from various professions and roles to share, learn, and grow in areas of simulation-based education, research, innovation, and technology. Grounded in evidence-based best practices, this conference is a platform for simulation novices to experts to gain and disseminate knowledge and skills from a basic overview to new directions in healthcare simulation.

Registration includes an optional evening tour of the Mayo Clinic Simulation Center and other simulation facilities.

                                  *COVID Guidelines for attendance at in-person conferences*
To protect our communities, learners, and staff, effective September 1, 2021, all Mayo Clinic live (in-person) conference attendees must provide proof of vaccination prior to admission into the conference.

Conference attendees must also complete COVID-19 testing within 72 hours or less of the event start date and provide attestation that a negative test result was received OR provide attestation that a lab-confirmed positive COVID-19 test result was received within the previous 90 days, that it has been at least 10 days since the positive test, and that you are currently asymptomatic.

Target Audience

This in person conference is designed for simulation educators, operations & technical specialists, standardized patient program coordinators, administrators, researchers, and innovators from all healthcare professions, including clinical and academic settings.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss essential elements of a simulation-based curriculum in an evidence-based approach.
  • Explore different aspects of healthcare simulations including education, assessment, research and systems improvement.
  • Incorporate strategies to integrate technology and innovation in simulation curriculum and practice.


Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Event starts: 
03/09/2023 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
03/10/2023 - 6:00pm
Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
10 E Center St.
Rochester, MN 55904
United States
+1 (507) 258-5757




All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
A block of rooms is reserved for this conference. Call to make your reservation.

Abstract submissions now open on main overview tab.

Course Director:
Denise L. Rismeyer, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
Usha Asirvatham, MSN, RN, CHSE
Dr. Torrey Laack, MD


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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.


This conference will be offering AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and ANCC contact hours. 

If you are interested in being an exhibitor or featured sponsor, send an email to our CNE conference coordinator Noella Lund.


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Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to

If the cancellation is made prior to the start of the activity, a refund less an administration fee of $25 will be issued. If the cancellation is made after the start of the activity, no refund will be issued. All refunds will be made using the same method as the original payment.

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