CAN-Sim Virtual Simulation Game (VSG) Website Launch

This webinar will provide an overview of the newly launched CAN-Sim Virtual Simulation Game (VSG) Learning Management Platform. Each VSG is offered as a stand-alone course featuring game-specific resources including:

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Self-Assessment Rubrics
  • Game Links
  • Options for Virtual Debriefing
  • Reflective Questions
  • Presimulation Preparation Resources

Marian Luctkar-Flude
Associate Professor
School of Nursing
Queen’s University

Jane Tyerman
Associate Professor
School of Nursing
University of Ottawa

Register Now for the Next CAN-Sim Webinar

Date: Tues June 21, 2022 Time: 2-3PM Eastern Time

Dr. Erin Ziegler Presents: Virtual Simulations for Nurse Practitioner Education

Erin Ziegler PhD, NP-PHC is a primary care nurse practitioner and Assistant Professor in the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing at Ryerson University. Erin’s clinical practice is focused on providing primary care to LGBTQ2SA individuals. Her research focuses of the delivery of primary care to LGBTQ2SA individuals and advanced nursing practices and education. She is a faculty member with the Canadian Centre for Advanced Practice Nursing Research.

This presentation will describe the development of a series of four virtual simulation games for nurse practitioner education focused on the following topics relevant to primary care practice: (1) Medical Assistance in Dying; (2) Medical Cannibis; (3) Concussion Management in a Child; and (4) Memory Concerns in an Older Adult.

Open Access Webinar Series Listings

The following is a list of all the open access webinars that CAN-Sim and its partners have conducted.

Development of a series of virtual simulation games (VSGs) for nurses and nursing students in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Essential skills training
Innovation To Meet Student Needs Amidst A Pandemic: Collaborating with CAN-Sim
Developing Public Health Nursing Competencies through Virtual Simulation Games
Launch of the Sexual Orientation Gender Identity Website (www.soginursing.ca)

Members Only Webinar Series Listings

The following is a list of the members only webinars that CAN-Sim and its partners have conducted.
To gain access please login to the CAN-Sim Member Portal or become a CAN-Sim member today!

  • Developing family visit simulations to engage first year nursing students

  • CASN Virtual Simulation Vendor Showcase

  • Why is Debriefing so Important and How Do I Use it to Foster Learning?

  • Virtual Experiences in Nursing Education: Experiences of Canadian Nurse Educators
  • Launch of the CAN-Sim Virtual Simulation Game Website

  • Formal training efforts to develop simulation educators: An integrative review

  • Building on the Basics and Best Practices for Debriefing

  • Establishing Psychological Safety In Simulation

  • Preparing for the CHSE Exam

  • CASN Innovations in Teaching and Learning – The Use of Virtual Simulation Games (VSG) in Nursing


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