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Simulation Essentials Class


An entry level course for those interested in using human patient simulators for nursing education. Learn what simulation is all about!


Part 1: September 4, 2014  8 am - 4 pm

Part 2:  September 5, 2014  8 am - 4 pm


Mary Ann Shinnick, PhD, ACNP, CCNS
Extensive Simulation experience, published research in simulation, presented at both SSIH and INACSL Conferences for Simulation and has been teaching Simulation to nursing educators for 6 years. 

Target Audience:

  • Nurse Educators
  • Hospital Educators
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Anyone who teaches medical professionals


By the end of the session, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define simulation
  2. Identify the different uses for human patient simulation
  3. List the components of simulation
  4. Develop a basic scenario
  5. Perform a basic debriefing


* NOTE: Part 2 of the simulation class requires prior completion of Simulation Essentials Part I or the equivelent (CINHC Simulation Class Level I).

Cost: $250.00/person (includes instruction, light refreshments, CE 7.0 hours)

Checks made to: UC Regents
Send to: UCLA School of Nursing, 700 Tiverton,
Room 3-956, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Attention: Mary Ann Shinnick

For more information, please e-mail mshinnic@sonnet.ucla.edu

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