Debriefing for Meaningful Learning (DML)
April 12-13, 2019
- 12 contact hours/1.2 CEUs -
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Debriefing has been identified as an essential component of practice teaching for the development of clinical reasoning skills and to augment meaningful learning in students. The evidence supporting it as a powerful method for teaching and learning continues to grow.
We need nurse faculty who are prepared to apply evidence-based debriefing methods that use Socratic reasoning and critical conversations to guide students to reflect in, on, and beyond the clinical experience. By transcending the traditional learning environments of today, students will be thoughtful clinicians tomorrow. During this one-and-a-half-day workshop we will learn how to engage students in critical conversations and how to use the Debriefing for Meaningful Learning method.
For additional information, contact Debra Mayberry.
Member and Non- Members: $500
* Last day to register is 3/29/2019
George Washington School of Nursing
45085 University Dr.
Ashburn, VA 20147
SpringHill Suites, the closest hotel, is offering a special rate of $149 per night until March 15, or until sold out.
Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst
PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst is an associate professor in the Marquette University College of Nursing. The teaching method she developed, Debriefing for Meaningful Learning (DML), has been adopted by schools of nursing and interdisciplinary schools in health sciences across the US, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom for use in simulation and other clinical settings.
Dr. Dreifuerst is the recipient of numerous awards recognizing her research to the field including the Midwest Nursing Research Society Dissertation Award in Nursing Education Research and the 2015 MNRS Advancing the Science of Nursing Education award, designation as an NLN-Jonas Scholar for excellence in nursing education research, the Indiana University Rose Mays Excellence in Teaching Diversity Award, the INACSL Excellence Award for Creativity and Development of New Materials in the Academic Setting, and the NLN-Laerdal Debra Spunt Lectureship. In 2014 she was inducted into the NLN Academy of Nursing Education which recognizes outstanding leaders who have contributed to nursing education in sustained and significant ways. Dr. Dreifuerst is the president-elect of the International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL).
PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE-A
Susan Gross Forneris PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE-A is currently the Excelsior Director for the National League for Nursing Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology, Washington, DC. Selected for inclusion in the 2010 inaugural group of NLN Simulation Leaders, she has been working in the field of clinical simulation since 2003. She served as a simulation expert for the NLN ACE.S Team (Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors) and a simulation author for the NLN ACE.Z Alzheimer’s simulation scenario series. She has been instrumental in the design and implementation of NLN faculty development courses focused on simulation pedagogy, foundations, debriefing, curriculum integration and evaluation. Most recently, she co-authored Critical Conversations: The NLN Guide for Teaching Thinking.
Dr. Forneris’ expertise is in curriculum development with emphasis on simulation and debriefing in combination with her research on critical thinking. Her publications focus on the development and use of reflective teaching strategies to enhance critical thinking in novice nurses. Dr. Forneris is actively engaged in initiating multi-site simulation research on the impact of simulation and debriefing and high stakes testing on student learning outcomes. She was a former Professor of Nursing at St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN.
DNP, MA, RN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF
Dr. Tiffany is a Professor of Nursing, Consultant, and Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. In her academic role, she is involved in the use of simulation, educational technology, and teaches nursing informatics. In her consultant role, she develops innovative educational products, coaches nursing faculty on the use of strengths to enhance student learning, and holds strengths-based workshops. In addition, she is a strengths coach for several individual clients.
In addition, Dr. Tiffany is the chair of the credentialing and privileging sub-committee of the Board of Directors for Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis, MN. She has presented nationally and internationally on the use of simulation to improve outcomes, the use of the virtual world Second Life for nursing and medical education, the use of technology to improve student outcomes, and the use of StrengthsFinder to improve outcomes.
Dr. Tiffany is passionate about helping faculty make learning more active and contextual for students. She frequently holds workshops on the use of technology in teaching, and is the National League for Nursing Technology Scholar in Residence.