Agenda for Simulation Healthcare Conference

November 12th , 2021 ∙ MEETING AGENDA

Online Meeting hosted by KCRSA Board of Directors

**Change with Vendor Participation

The following Vendors are KCRSA supporters but will not host a meeting today.

Contact individually for information:

Gaumard: David Sommerkamp

Laerdal: Bud Abbott

Rob Kjar


12:00 pm  – 12:50 pm

INAGURAL KCRSA RESEARCH THINK TANK MEETING– Calling all those interested in learning more about simulation research, discussing potential collaborative opportunities, or simply active in sim research and curious! (Since this occurs during the lunch hour, we anticipate participants will eat their lunch while having a casual facilitated discussion)

Zoom link:

1:00 pm – 1:10 pm


1:10 pm – 2:15 pm

Diversity and Inclusion in Simulation-Based Education: Maintaining Momentum

Hear from KCRSA member organizations about how they are impacting learners and programs through simulations or strategic planning in the context of diversity and inclusion and equitable care.

Zoom link:

Kelli Blanton, MSN, RN, and Cassandra Acuff, RN, MSN Freeman Health

Presenting Freeman health’s locally developed and implemented simulation scenario for nursing hospital orientation with objectives related to health equity, diversity and inclusion.


Emily Hillman, MD, MHPE, UMKC-SOM

Presenting UMKC’s plans for strategic standardized patient case review for bias and plan for engagement with local DEI leaders.

2:15 pm – 2:25 pm



Mini SESSIONS, 1 Rounds

Members choose a focus group and topic for each breakout round. KCRSA Board of Directors will facilitate the room chats. Request Members to Share Questions for Speaker(s) via Chat. Each Round includes a 20-minute presentation with 5 minutes for Q&A.

2:25  pm – 2:50 pm

2:50 pm – 3:00 pm

End of conference




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