Scholarship and application of simulation to enhance clinical practice

Associate Professor Michelle Kelly

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Lecture overview

Contemporary approaches in healthcare simulation facilitate development or enhancement of clinical judgement, interprofessional practice, and safe patient care. During this session, a range of simulation-based education initiatives and applied pedagogy will be showcased. Reference to readily available, seminal resources will be provided. Opportunity for dialogue amongst participants and with the presenter may expand networks and lead to future collaborations.  

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this lecture, the attendee will be able to:

  1. Describe 3 examples of how healthcare simulation could be applied in the clinical setting. 
  2. Identify the key components or phases required for robust simulation experiences.
  3. Determine the pedagogical stance that best suits your educational practice. 
  4. Describe a simulation debriefing approach suitable for your own clinical setting. 

This lecture is equal to 1 CE Contact Hour, 1 CPD Hour, and 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit



Additional CME Info

Release Date: February 1, 2020, Termination Date: January 31, 2023

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of EB Medicine and Continulus. EB Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: EB Medicine designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per lecture. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Commercial Support: This activity received no commercial support.

Earning Credit: In order to earn CME credit, the participant must take the pre-test, listen to the lecture, take the CME post-test, and complete the post-test evaluation.

Duration 1 hour(s).

Lecture speaker

Associate Professor Michelle Kelly

Associate Professor Michelle Kelly has experience in critical care nursing, simulation and pedagogy. Michelle has held leadership positions at two universities with responsibilities for building and integrating simulation into curricula. Professional contributions include: past Chair of the Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare; Vice-Chair of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) Research Committee; editorial board member for Clinical Simulation in Nursing and Associate Editor for Advances in Simulation. International collaborations extend to the USA, UK, Singapore, Norway, Sweden and New Zealand. Michelle has been internationally recognised as a Fellow of the Academy of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and has authored over 64 publications, 9 book chapters and been guest editor for special issues on clinical simulation. She was one of 4 editors for Healthcare simulation education: Evidence, theory and practice (Wiley). Research areas include: clinical judgement, cultural considerations, pain assessment, return on investment, and difficult conversations.


CME Faculty Disclosure: It is the policy of EB Medicine to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME-sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. In compliance with all ACCME Essentials, Standards, and Guidelines, all faculty for this CME activity were asked to complete a full disclosure statement. The speaker did not report any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in this educational presentation.