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Table 2 Outline of simulation technical curriculum for fellows

From: Development of a simulation technical competence curriculum for medical simulation fellows

  Description Outcome
Day 1:
 OBJECTIVES ° Discuss simulator selection process depending on simulation scenario objectives/needs
° Setup and prepare Laerdal® simulator hardware & software
° Setup & shutdown of router-based mannequins
° Setup & shutdown of link box-based mannequins
° Navigate and apply knowledge in order to troubleshoot simulator connectivity issues
° Review and discuss features specific to each high-fidelity patient simulator
° Discuss and demonstrate proper care and handling of each high-fidelity patient simulator
 
 INFORMATION Laerdal® LLEAP guide/manual
Laerdal® SimMan 3G manual
Laerdal® SimBaby manual
Laerdal® SimNewB manual
Student will be given specific pages of each manual in order to reference steps taught during this lesson
 ACTIVITY Break into equal sized groups and have each student run through the following:
° Simulator selection and setup procedures
° Simulator start up and shut down procedures
° Simulator inspection and prep for usage
° Troubleshooting of hardware, software, networking
° Care and handling before and after simulator usage
Each student will have the opportunity to practice and complete a full setup and shutdown of each Laerdal® high-fidelity simulator
DAY 2
 OBJECTIVES ° Operation of Laerdal® LLEAP software
° Basic scenario building/programming within LLEAP
° Setup and operation of birthing simulator
° Operation of CAE® Muse software
 
 INFORMATION Laerdal® SimMan 3G manual
Laerdal® SimBaby manual
Laerdal® SimNewB manual
Laerdal® SimJr manual
CAE® Lucina manual
Student will be given user guides for each simulator in order to reference steps taught during this lesson
 ACTIVITY Break into equal sized groups and have each student run through the following:
° Navigating and understanding important functions within LLEAP user interface
° Basic programming within LLEAP SimDesigner
° Operation and navigation of the Muse platform
Students will be able to operate and navigate the LLEAP and CAE® software to successfully run a Laerdal® or CAE® simulator for a sim scenario
DAY 3
 OBJECTIVES ° Operation of B-Line® SimCapture Learning Management System
° Setup, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of various task trainers
Student will be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully setup the SimCapture recording system in order to record a sim session
Students will be able to choose, setup, troubleshoot, and tear down various task trainers
 INFORMATION Simulab® A-Line Arm manual
Simulab® LP/EP manual
Simulab® central line man manual
Simulab® TraumaMan manual
CAE® Blue Phantom CVL manual
Laerdal® & 3B Scientific ®airway trainer manual
Student will be given user guides for each simulator in order to reference steps taught during this lesson
 ACTIVITY Break into equal sized groups and have each student run through the following:
° Navigating and understanding important functions within B-Line’s® SimCapture software
° Selection, setup, troubleshooting, maintenance, and clean up for each of the task trainers
Each student will be able to demonstrate proficiency in setting up, maintaining, cleaning, breaking down, and troubleshooting the most common issues from commonly used medical task trainers
DAY 4
 OBJECTIVES ° Review each of the previous day’s activities Students can go over any of the course’s activities they feel they need more practice on
DAY 5
 OBJECTIVES ° Exam day
° Test station 1
° Test station 2
° Test station 3