Course Details

The Simulation Educator Workshop for Experienced Debriefers is for healthcare professionals who have participated in the Simulation Educator Workshop and have experience facilitating simulation training. This is a one-day, interactive, CME, course that focuses on identifying challenges and implementing effective strategies to provide for successful debriefing.

  • Eligible credits: 0AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
  • Course duration: 1 day.

Led by highly experienced Cleveland Clinic’s Simulation and Advanced Skills Center faculty, the course builds on the foundational simulation-based material and experiences gained from the Simulation Educator Workshop. This course provides a deeper exploration of more challenging debriefing situations and allows for practice and feedback in a safe learning environment.



  • Completion of the Simulation Educator Workshop (2016 and later) or equivalent if taken at a different location.


  • (2) + years of debriefing experience.
  • Facilitate a debrief at a minimum of (5) times per year.
  • Submission of a DASH completed in the past 12 months by an approved simulation educator.

One-day workshop

  • Apply positive debriefing techniques.
  • Identify various phenotypes of difficult debriefing situations.
  • Explore proactive and reactive solutions in challenging debriefing situations.
  • Recognize effective clinical debriefing.
  • Consider co-debriefing strategies.


Registration is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Teams from the same organization are welcome to attend.

*Please note that due to COVID restrictions there is a maximum capacity of 12 participants.

Tuition (non-Cleveland Clinic only)

Tuition of $275 includes materials for the one-day interactive workshop, parking and lunch.p

Questions? Please contact Michelle Feliciano at