Skip to Content
Skip to Navigation

Sim 104: Briefing and Debriefing—The Key to Learning in Simulation

Debriefing is where the learning happens in simulation. This lesson provides a basic overview of debriefing, considerations in debriefing, and some examples of techniques used in debriefing. It is not meant to be comprehensive but will familiarize a novice debriefer to the role and responsibility of a debriefer.

This online presentation includes audio, video, examples, demonstrations, and instructional methods.

Learning objectives

Upon completing this lesson, the learner will be able to…

  1. describe considerations for the debriefing space.
  2. discuss why debriefing is necessary.
  3. discuss different methods of debriefing for different levels of learners.
  4. recognize good and bad debriefing behaviors.