Home > Books > Defining Excellence in Simulation Programs
Defining Excellence in Simulation Programs
View PDF

Defining Excellence in Simulation Programs

Publication Year: 2014
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Palaganas, Janice C.; Maxworthy, Juli C.; Epps, Chad A.; Mancini, Mary E.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-451-18879-0
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections
  • Also Recommended

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

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Palaganas, Janice C.; Maxworthy, Juli C.; Epps, Chad A.; Mancini, Mary E.
  • ISBN: 978-1-451-18879-0
  • Specialty:
    General Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 800
  • Illustrations: 250
  • Year: 2014

Defining Excellence in Simulation Programs is included in the following Collections:

Customers who purchased this product also purchased these products:

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Biomedical Research Grants—UberResearch NEW! UberResearch is a searchable database of awarded research funding that includes more than 600,000 indexed records. And now it's available on the Ovid® platform!
JOTM
The Philosopher's Index The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in the fifteen fields of philosophy, published in journals and books since 1940.
JOTM
Evidence-Based Practice Evidence-Based Practice is a quarterly journal focused on topics relevant to the daily practice of family medicine and includes content addressing timely and pertinent questions related to patient care.
JOTM
Stroke An official journal of the American Heart Association, Stroke publishes reports of clinical and basic investigation of any aspect of the cerebral circulation and its diseases from many disciplines.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Shields' General Thoracic Surgery, 8th Edition
Your #1 resource for comprehensive coverage of both open and endoscopic surgical techniques, with commentary from more than 150 global experts in the field.

The Washington Manual of Echocardiography, 2nd Edition
Essential information you need to successfully perform and read echocardiograms, as well as to identify valvular heart disease, cardiac myopathies, and congenital anomalies.