Impact of Integrating Child Life into Interprofessional Simulation Sessions
Simulation is increasingly used to train health care providers and enhance quality and safety. Participation in simulation can improve the clinical skills of child life specialists and interns while reinforcing the role of child life and utilization of family-centered practices. Attendees will learn ways to optimize child life involvement in simulation.
■ Define simulation
■ Write a human factors objective into a simulation case.
■ Identify ways in which simulation can be used to improve the clinical skills of child life specialists and child life interns.
■ Describe the potential impact of simulation on increased acceptance and utilization of family-centered practices, including parental presence.