Clinical simulation is a powerful training tool offering opportunities for students to practice key competencies in preparation for direct patient care experiences. Innovative simulation models in audiology supply evidenced-based student learning opportunities which may be used by instructors, clinical educators, preceptors, and entry level employers to evaluate or assess an individual's clinical skill set.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the advantages of using simulations with students prior to working with patients.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the process of using simulations from pre- to post-briefing.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the different ways simulations can be incorporated in subject matter classes (e.g., vestibular, diagnostics, pediatrics).
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction/Review of learning objectives|
|5-10 Minutes||Advantage of simulation use|
|10-15 Minutes||Simulation process, part 1 (Dabrowski)|
|15-25 Minutes||Prebriefing (Spoor)|
|25-60 Minutes||Simulation examples (Dabrowski)|
|60-70 Minutes||Advanced Simulations (Spoor)|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary and Q&A|
Alicia D.D. Spoor
Alicia D.D. Spoor, Au.D. is the Audiologist and President of Designer Audiology. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University (MSU) and her Doctor of Audiology degree from Gallaudet University. She joined Simucase as the Lead Learning & Simulation Developer- Audiology in 2020. Dr. Spoor is the current Advocacy Chair for the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), Legislative Chair for the Maryland Academy of Audiology (MAA), representative on the Audiology Quality Consortium, and member of the Osborne College of Audiology College Advisory Board at Salus University; she is a Past-President for both ADA and MAA. She is the 2015 Craig W. Johnson Audiology Advocate Award and 2021 MSU College of Communication Arts and Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award winner.
Tricia Dabrowski, AuD, is an associate professor and director of clinical education for the doctor of audiology program at A.T. Still University.
Professionally, she directed several audiology practices in southeastern Pennsylvania prior to a faculty appointment at Salus University. There, she became the founding director of the Pennsylvania Ear Institute and its clinical education program.
Currently, Dr. Dabrowski is the director of clinical education for ATSU where she develops and manages the clinical program. Additionally, Dr. Dabrowski instructs and mentors students in the areas of adult diagnostic assessment, hearing instrument technology, fitting, verification and validation, aural rehabilitation, and practice management. She’s authored several articles and book chapters relating to clinical practice, education, and unusual case studies; held the titles of secretary and treasurer to the Academy of Doctors of Audiology; was the president of the Scott Haug Foundation board of directors and, president-elect for the Arizona Audiology Coalition.
Financial: Tricia Dabrowski is an employee of A.T. Still University and received an honorarium for this course. Non-financial: Tricia Dabrowski has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by AudiologyOnline, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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