Experiential Learning Track- 1:30 pm-2:30 pm

Dallas, TX US
May 15, 2019

This one-hour session is geared toward introducing participants who are interested in learning about the different types of simulation modalities offered in the UT Southwestern Simulation Center. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with many different types of simulators including inanimate (box) trainers, virtual reality trainers, and high fidelity patient manikin. Discussions on assessment tools, deliberate practice vs unstructured practice, and team training are seamlessly woven into the experience. This is an interactive session. Active participation is not just encouraged, it is a required element needed for a successful session. Upon the completion of this session, participants will have the knowledge needed to describe the advantages and disadvantages of VR trainers, inanimate trainers, and high fidelity trainers. Participants will be able to explain the relevant differences between unstructured and deliberate practice, as well as the key elements of proficiency-based training.

Target Audience

Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Psychologists, Nurses, Residents, Students  and Other Healthcare Professionals across multiple specialties who are involved and/or interested in simulation training, simulation-related research and quality improvement.

Learning Objectives

After attending this symposium, participants will be able to:

  • Integrate the use of a variety of simulation modalities.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/15/2019 - 1:30pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/15/2019 - 2:30pm CDT
UT Southwestern Medical Center
2001 Inwood Road
West Campus Building 3, Simulation Center, 3rd Floor
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

There will be signs pointing to the designated session.


The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this LIVE activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center certifies that non-physicians will receive an attendance certificate stating that they participated in an activity that was designated for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance


Please login or create an account to take this course.