Mannequin-Based Simulations: Planning and Scenario Design

November 15
UCSF Library, Room CL-221/222
530 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco CA


Simulation Education Skills Series
Mannequin-Based Simulations: Planning and Scenario Design

Led by:

Pam Bellefeuille, RN, MN
Clinical Professor, Physiological Nursing

Sandrijn vanSchaik, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Are you ready to move forward with designing a simulation session? Do you know how the Kanbar Center can assist you in creating a simulation session?  This workshop will cover how to plan and design a mannequin-based simulation session, with an emphasis on effective scenario design.

During this workshop, participants will:

  • Review the resources available at the Kanbar Center;
  • Discuss features that characterize effective simulation-based education;
  • Practice writing appropriate learning objectives and using a simple template for scenario design.

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Plan a simulation session utilizing high-fidelity mannequins;
  • Create clear objectives for a simulation session;
  • Design a simulation scenario appropriate for your learners.


The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UCSF School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of two AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Course No. MGR14075