Authors: Suzie Kardong-Edgren, PhD, RN, ANEF, CHSE, FSSH, FAAN; Chia-Ju Chiu, PhD, PT; Debra Liner, BA, PMP
Audience: Beginners, Instructors, Clinical Educators, and Professors
Run time: 20 minutes

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, demonstrations, instructional methods, and examples.

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.

Lesson topics are intended to be completed in the order presented.

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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.

Lesson topics are intended to be completed in the order presented.