SET (Hybrid) 2024- Calgary

Self-Study & In-person Session

The Royal College Simulation Educator Training (SET) course was developed to improve medical training capacity in Canada through faculty development and will serve as the foundation for the growth of simulation-based health educator competency across Canada. It includes a spectrum of content designed to advance the skills of both novice and intermediate simulation educators. This hybrid model of the course consists of 12 self-study asynchronous modules with a corresponding 2-day in-person session. Authored and peer-reviewed by healthcare experts from various specialties and backgrounds. The online course content will include self-assessment questions, answers, and evidence-based rationale helping you to choose best practice knowledge and address skill gaps while the in-person component will focus on practical experience.




(limited spots are available so registration is open until the course is full) 

In-Person Session Details

Date: April 18 &19, 2024

Timings: 8 am- 5 pm

Venue: University of Calgary

Virtual Introduction Session

March 7 from 5-6 pm MST/ 7-8 pm EST- there will be a 1-hour virtual session with the Course director to go over the course expectations and provide you an opportunity to ask questions.

Learning Outcomes

Having engaged in the Royal College Simulation Educator Training Course, participants will be able to:

  • Design and implement a simulation-based curriculum across the continuum of education, using a multitude of modalities and settings and informed by a variety of guiding conceptual frameworks
  • Conduct learning conversations that include applying debriefing skills toward making these conversations safer and more satisfying for everyone.
  • Include simulation-based performance assessment where appropriate.
  • Structure meaningful evaluation of simulation programs
  • Provide leadership for the initial development or ongoing sustainability of a simulation program.
  • Consider themselves members of a vibrant community of practice.

Intended Audience

This is an exclusive offering of the SET course for any healthcare professional currently or planning to be engaged in simulation-based education.

CME Accreditation

This activity is an Accredited Simulation Activity (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by the Royal College Continuing Professional Development Unit. You may claim a maximum of 35 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Authors and Disclosures

All instructors receive an honorarium

Fahad Alam
  • PSI Foundation
  • Sunnybrook AFP
  • Medical Council of Canada
  • Sunnybrook Education Research Grant
  • CAS
Ryan Brydges
  • Associated Medical Services
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Medical Council of Canada
  • Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council
Doug Campbell Nothing to disclose.
Richard Cherry Nothing to disclose.
Jeffrey Cheung Nothing to disclose.
Michelle Chiu Consultant. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Marcia Clark Nothing to disclose.
Jonathan Duff Nothing to disclose.
Kristin Fraser Sunovion pharmaceutical Canada
Kevin Lachapelle Nothing to disclose.
Vicki LeBlanc Nothing to disclose
Arielle Levy Nothing to disclose.
Hector Quiroz-Martinez Nothing to disclose.
Ricky Muller Moran Nothing to disclose.
Glenn Posner Consultant. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Walter Tavares Consultant. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Richard Waldolf Director Simulation Program Montfort Hospital Knowledge Institute

Time Commitment

Participants should expect to commit approx. 24 hours (2 hours per module) to review 12 self-study modules and 18 hours for the 2-day in-person course.

What to expect in asynchronous self-study modules?

The asynchronous component of the course consists of 12 self-study modules. Participants should expect to commit approximately 2 hours/ per module to complete assigned readings, Instructor videos, and coursework in their own time before the In-person course. You will get access to the online Modules in the second week of February via email to log in to the learning platform. Participants are advised to start reviewing online modules as soon they get access considering the volume of the content to be completed.

What to expect in the in-person Sessions?

Participants will come together in person for 2 full days. The in-person course is designed to provide practical experiences, all in an interactive environment that combines instruction with hands-on training in a small group setting for maximum learning. To participate in the face-to-face sessions, you will be required to complete the self-study modules before the sessions.

Registeration and Cancellation Policy

Registration is on a first come first serve basis.

Registration will not be completed or confirmed until full payment has been received. We will keep a waiting list and will notify those on the list if get any cancellations. Please note that there is a non-refundable $200 administration fee for all cancellation requests made up to 30 days before the start date of the session, NO REFUNDS will be provided past Mar 18, 2024. You must request a refund before accessing any asynchronous content.

8 seats available.
Price: $1,695.00
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