Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Medical and Healthcare Simulation Overview The online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Medical and Healthcare Simulation provides effective training in simulation teaching, curriculum design, and the fundamentals of simulation research in an inter-professional setting. The program prepares you to further your career in healthcare simulation via quality, effective, simulation-based medical education, research, management, leadership and teamwork skills. During the program you'll learn to:Communicate more effectively as part of a team, particularly in a crisisEmpower others to transfer what they've learned through training scenarios to the workplace, improving services and increasing patient safetyEvaluate the effectiveness of your teaching in simulationUse simulation as a training and educational tool for othersProgram FeaturesAverage completion time – 1.5 yearsCredits may be transferred into the MS in Medical and Healthcare Simulation programInnovative instructional approach with a blended curriculum of online coursework combined with three on-campus week-long immersive simulation practicumsA core, detailed focus on the many facets of simulation-based medical education prepares you for multiple areas of interest upon graduationOpportunity to network and collaborate with professionals from a variety of roles, including physicians, nurses, and health sciences professionalsState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum Required Courses MSMS 501SSimulation Curriculum and Design I3.0MSMS 506SDebriefing in Simulation3.0MSMS 701SSimulation Laboratory Practicum 4.0Elective Courses Select a minimum of 9.0 credits from the following:MSMS 503SBiostatistics in Healthcare Literature3.0MSMS 504SPrinciples of Assessment: Measurement Theory, Assessment Principles & Tools3.0MSMS 505SStandardized Patient Course3.0MSMS 507SHigh Fidelity, Low Fidelity and Task Trainers3.0MSMS 508SInterprofessional Education3.0MSMS 511SPatient Safety and Simulation3.0MSMS 600SAdult Learning in Healthcare3.0MSMS 801SCapstone1.0MSMS 802SCapstone Project Implementation2.0MSMS 899SMSMS Independent Study1.0-3.0 Total Credits19.0 Admissions Criteria Four-year bachelor's degree, nursing degree program or equivalent with a preferred minimum GPA of 3.0Experience in health care and a demonstrated commitment to the fieldSuccessful completion of a background check and professional license verificationDownload Background Check Instructions and visit www.applicationstation.com to initiate the background investigationRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended Official release of any standardized tests, such as GRE or MCAT (if taken) If you have not taken any standardized tests, you are not required to do so. However, if any tests have been taken you are required to submit an official release.Essay of 500-1000 words explaining your participation and exposure relating to simulation, as well as your research goalsResumeAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition This program is not eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted. All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Fall 2017 August 7, 2017 December 8, 2017 Spring 2018 January 8, 2018 May 4, 2018 Summer 2018 May 14, 2018 July 27, 2018 Apply today for the Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Previously enrolled at Drexel? Learn more about readmission. Any problems? Find help or contact us.