Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The author, editor, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and AAACN.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.
The purpose of this continuing nursing education article is to inform ambulatory care nurses and other health care professionals how simulation- based trainings in ambulatory care can assist with preparing for an office emergency. After studying the information presented in this article, you will be able to:
Identify strategies in providing realistic scenarios that challenge staff to think critically and test their knowledge in a safe environment prior to a real emergent event.
Discuss how the reflective practice of debriefing after a simulation can be an effective tool toward team communication.
Describe the benefits of providing emergency simulations in correcting deficiencies prior to an actual event.