Simulation Instructor Development: Comprehensive Course - February 24, 25, & 26, 2025

Jacksonville, FL US
February 24, 2025 to February 26, 2025

Course Directors: Diane Kelm M.D. and Usha Asirvatham, M.S.N., RN, NPD-BC, CHSE

February 24, 25, & 26, 2025 - Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville, Florida

This In-person, multidisciplinary, interactive course will prepare instructors for healthcare simulation education. During this three-day course, participants will learn the basic principles and elements of simulation-based education, design and implement simulation scenarios as well as procedural simulations and practice reflective debriefing skills. This course offers an experiential learning environment with a combination of didactic, practice and reflective feedback with the guidance of experienced Mayo Clinic Simulation Faculty.

Enrollment is limited to smaller group to encourage maximum engagement of all attendees.

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Target Audience

Nurses, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Therapists, Paramedics and any other discipline interested in using simulation of education, assessment, research or systems improvement. 

Learning Objectives

Learners will:

  • Describe fundamental concepts, elements, and best practices of healthcare simulation-based education (SBE)
  • Discuss the concept of debriefing and the role reflective learning in simulation-based learning.
  • Apply SBE concepts and skills learned to develop, facilitate, and debrief learner focused healthcare simulations that promote optimal learning and skill development.
  • Discuss challenges and solutions related to healthcare simulations. 

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

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 22.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 22.00 ANCC
  • 22.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/24/2025 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/26/2025 - 5:00pm
J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center - Mayo Clinic
4500 San Pablo Road
Stabile Building, Eighth Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32224
United States
+1 (904) 953-6835


All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Usha Asirvatham, M.S.N., RN, NPD-BC, CHSE
Diana Kelm, M.D.
Jessica Schoen, M.D.
Lauren Licatino, M.D.
Jeffrey Huang, MD

Planning group
Torrey Laack, M.D.
Daniel Anger (Paramedic)
Usha Asirvatham, M.S.N., RN-BC, CHSE
Jane Clobes, M.S.N., R.N., CHSE
Alexander Finch M.D.
Stephanie Holst, RRT 
Diana Kelm M.D.
Matthew Tentis, P.A.-C.
Jodi Thoreson

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.

Credit Statement(s): 

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 22.00 ANCC contact hours. 

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 22.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 22.00 ANCC
  • 22.00 Attendance


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