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SimOps 2017 Call for Content

SimOps 2017 Call for Content:
Spectrum of Ideas Showcase


Michigan State University

The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development
3535 Forest Road
Lansing, Michigan 48910
Tel. (517) 353-4350
Toll Free (800) 356-5705


Call for Course Content and Spectrum of Ideas Showcase 

Participants Submissions due March 27, 2017, 6pm EST

The SimOps 2017 Planning Committee is now accepting course proposals. This year's theme, The Future: Connected, provides the framework for the content. We are seeking course proposals that will help inform our work in simulation operations; open the door to new technologies; and enhance the professional development of the simulation operations specialist.

Course Topics Include:

Technical Operations: Scenario development and programming; equipment repair & maintenance; course preparation; AV/IT solutions; in situ simulation; and more.
Professional Development: Sim certifications & accreditation; sim-based training and fellowships; career development; professional advancement; interprofessional training and more.
Administrative Operations: Development of simulation staff roles and responsibilities; ROI; gaining buy-in of your simulation center; data analytics, learner usage; inventory and equipment tracking, and more

Educational Technologies: Topics included in Educational Technologies include: novel moulage & improvisation techniques, DIY solutions, low cost solutions, simulation technologies including 3D and virtual reality, updates on content delivery methods, online and distance learning, community outreach, flipped classroom and other innovative delivery formats

Special Interest

The Planning Committee would like to include topics of importance involving: surgical simulation, nursing simulation educators and Simulation Operation Specialists in the VA, DoD and other government agency venues. 

Spectrum of Ideas Showcase 

Unveil your novel and innovative solutions in this exciting and highly interactive demonstration format. The Showcase will feature the latest in novel interventions for healthcare simulation, highlighting four key areas:

  1. Technical Modifications
  2.  Low Cost Ideas 
  3. Ideas for Low Resource Environments 
  4. Cutting Edge High Tech Ideas

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