Module 2: Facilitation

Registration will open in December 2023.


Module 2 focuses on the indicators of competency 3, which address the in-situ phases of a simulation-based experience. Participants will demonstrate acquired knowledge and facilitation skills in nursing simulation through teaching and learning practice.

Audience: Nurse educators using simulation in nursing education programs

Delivery: Online (Zoom & Moodle)

Timeframe: 8 weeks

Please note that participation in all live webinars is a course requirement.


Starts March 2024

Tuesdays, 7-9 pm EST/EDT

  • 4 live sessions
  • 2 asynchronous weeks
  • 1 module exam (final week)

Competency Indicators

3. Facilitates effective learning within the context of simulation-based experiences

  1. provides learners sufficient time and information prior to the simulation-based learning experience
  2. establishes guidelines for the simulation experience to ensure a safe learning environment for the learners
  3. incorporates preparatory activities and prebriefing effectively to prepare learners for the simulation-based experience
  4. facilitates the simulation actively and effectively
  5. allows the scenario to progress with or without prompts or cues depending on the level of learners and learning outcomes
  6. uses a variety of methods to prompt or provide cues to the learner
  7. provides constructive and timely learner feedback in the simulation
  8. models ethical approaches and professional integrity in simulation teaching and learning
  9. provides consistent experiences across groups of learners to ensure standardization
  10. debriefs simulation-based experiences effectively in a conducive environment, using best practices and frameworks, to facilitate learning