Medical and Healthcare Simulation

Courses

MSMS 501S Simulation Curriculum and Design I 3.0 Credits

This is a required course in the Master of Science in Medical and Healthcare Simulation Program. This course will introduce methods of curriculum/instructional design for simulation based education. Students will learn how to conduct needs assessments, create goals and objectives, and plan for implementation of educational strategies and assessments. Students will participate in group discussions regarding these topics and develop a simulation curriculum that addresses an approved identified need.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MSMS 503S Biostatistics in Healthcare Literature 3.0 Credits

This course introduces the basic concepts and techniques in statistical methods as used in educational research and any data analytic setting. It includes techniques for describing and summarizing observations, for assessing associations among variables, and for determining the extent to which chance may be explaining and/or influencing the observed results.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MSMS 504S Principles of Assessment: Measurement Theory, Assessment Principles & Tools 3.0 Credits

This course introduces the basic concepts and techniques of assessment in healthcare. Assessment can be described as a process used to discover what, how, and which students learn with regard to expected learning outcomes. Assessment forms the foundation for comparative evaluation. This course will provide an understanding of measurement theory and introduce educators to the principles and tools of assessment. Examination of the comprehensiveness, validity, precision, feasibility and educational considerations of select assessment methods of learners in health professions education will be explored. Normative and mastery models of learning and implications for the quality of assessment tools under each model will be discussed.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MSMS 505S Standardized Patient Course 3.0 Credits

This is an elective course in the Master of Science in Medical and Healthcare Simulation Program. Standardized Patients (SP) have been used for 50 years to teach and assess clinical skills. Today they are used in virtually every medical school in the United States and are part of U.S. national licensing examinations for both MDs and DOs. This course will explore the varied uses of Standardized Patients both from the perspective of scenario content creation and training as well as assessment of simulated encounter using Standardized Patients.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MSMS 506S Debriefing in Simulation 3.0 Credits

This course will explore the underlying theories of debriefing in relation to experiential learning and reflective practice. The role of the simulation facilitator will be investigated in providing emotional support and educational benefits for learners.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MSMS 507S High Fidelity, Low Fidelity and Task Trainers 3.0 Credits

Student will investigate the various types of tools that can be used for medical simulation. Educational objectives and outcomes will be correlated to the necessary level of fidelity tools used in specific simulation education lessons.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MSMS 508S Interprofessional Education 3.0 Credits

This course introduces the student to the team building approach to medical simulation through engagement of health professionals within various areas of the medical setting.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MSMS 509S Fundamentals of Simulation Program Administration 3.0 Credits

This is an elective course in the Master of Science in Medical and Healthcare Simulation Program. This course will introduce fundamental concepts required for administration of a Simulation Program. Students will learn how the integration of financial management, strategic communications, negotiation strategies, and human resources management, impact the success and sustainability of a Simulation Program. Students will implement these concepts in developing a comprehensive business plan relevant to their own program.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MSMS 511S Patient Safety and Simulation 3.0 Credits

The course will investigate the impact of healthcare simulation on patient safety. Participants will develop non-technical skills including: identifying, training and assessing safe behaviors and improve skills to disseminate patient safety skills to others. Individual and group training simulation methods will be identified and analyzed.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MSMS 600S Adult Learning in Healthcare 3.0 Credits

This course will enable the understanding of the learning methods of adult students. Components of adult teaching include focus on hands-on learning, management of sessions, clear delivery of information and attention the different students' needs and learning styles.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MSMS 701S Simulation Laboratory Practicum I 4.0 Credits

This is an intensive introduction course that is a required curriculum component in the Master of Science in Medical and Healthcare Simulation program. Participants will collaborate in interactive simulation exercises to practice technical and non-technical simulation skills. The session will consist of interactive simulation sessions, lectures, discussions, small-group exercises, a group project, and individual assignments.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MSMS 702S Simulation Laboratory Practicum II 4.0 Credits

The content of this course spans over a semester, in which the curriculum is divided into an online portion and an in person seminar requirement for one full week during the course. Successful completion of MSMS 701 is a mandatory pre-requisite prior to enrollment. Participants will build upon the content acquired during the previous online courses in this program and apply knowledge in simulation-based education during interactive simulation exercises to practice technical and non-technical simulation skills. Students will be required to draft, revise, implement and critique a simulation exercise as a group and as an individual project. The session will consist of interactive simulation sessions, lectures, discussions, small-group exercises, a group project, and individual assignments.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MSMS 701S [Min Grade: B-]

MSMS 703S Simulation Laboratory Practicum III 4.0 Credits

This course is a semester long curriculum divided into an online portion and an in person seminar requirement for one full week during the course. MSMS 701S and 702S are mandatory prior to enrollment in this course. Participants will build upon experience acquired in the practical application of the MSMS and collaborate in interactive simulation exercises. Students will choose one of the following practical areas of study to complete the required final practicum course:1)assessment via simulation, 2)simulation research, 3)Interprofessional simulation or 4)faculty development via simulation. Students will be required to implement and present their final project. The goal of the final practicum is to transform the knowledge learned in the MSMS into practical application and research in simulation education.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MSMS 702S [Min Grade: B-]

MSMS 801S Capstone 1.0 Credit

This course serves as formation for the design of the culminating activity required for graduation. Students will leverage all the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the courses in this program to design the capstone project. The implementation of that Capstone is a separate course. This class is a prerequisite to the Capstone Project Implementation three-credit course.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MSMS 802S [Min Grade: B-] (Can be taken Concurrently)MSMS 701S [Min Grade: B-]

MSMS 802S Capstone Project Implementation 2.0 Credits

This course serves as the culminating activity and synthesis, for all the knowledge and skills students have acquired throughout the courses in this program. The general focus of the course is to provide students with an opportunity to demonstrate how they will effectively integrate curriculum development, educational theory, appropriate use of technology and assessment into their simulation setting. This course will focus on a single healthcare simulation project. Although the theme of the project must be simulation based, the topic and final product of the project is for the student to decide.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MSMS 701S [Min Grade: B-], MSMS 801S [Min Grade: B-] (Can be taken Concurrently)

MSMS I899S MSMS Independent Study 1.0-3.0 Credit

Students in the MSMS program may choose to complete an Independent Study (IS) for course credit, with a limit of 3 credit hours of Independent Study allowed toward the degree. Students must propose a topic and plan of study with their advisor prior to enrollment in Independent Study. The Independent Study is an agreement between a student and a MSMS faculty member to pursue a course of study. These courses are restricted to students who: 1)want to study a topic beyond an offered course, 2) want to take a course that is not offered but that falls within the area of expertise of a faculty member, or 3)need additional credit hours to complete a CAPSTONE requirement with the intent to publish their CAPSTONE work.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 6 credits
Prerequisites: MSMS 801S [Min Grade: B-] and MSMS 802S [Min Grade: B-]

MSMS T580S Special Topics in Medical & Healthcare Simulation 1.0-12.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MSMS T680S Special Topics in Medical & Healthcare Simulation 1.0-12.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MSMS T780S Special Topics in Medical & Healthcare Simulation 1.0-12.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MSMS T880S Special Topics in Medical & Healthcare Simulation 1.0-12.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MSMS T980S Special Topics in Medical & Healthcare Simulation 1.0-12.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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