The Master Debriefer Course – Healthcare Edition

  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Start: 9:00 am, Jun 29, 2020
    End: 5:00 pm, Jul 1, 2020
  • Jun 29 - Jul 1, 2020

What Will I Learn?

The Master Debriefer Course provides the advanced content, strategies and tools necessary to transform debriefing conversations into vehicles of change within healthcare environments. This immersive 3.5-day course focuses on improving debriefing skills by weaving through several important elements of debriefing and feedback practice:

Learning Objectives

  • Creating and maintaining a safe environment for learning conversations.
  • Tailoring advanced debriefing techniques to learning context.
  • Nurturing an environment for learner-centeredness during debriefing.
  • Working effectively and efficiently with a co-facilitator.
  • Managing difficult and/or emotional learning conversations.
  • Understanding the role of culture in debriefing and feedback.

We will support educators by accelerating their journey in becoming adaptive experts in
debriefing by:

  • Sharing strategies to manage cognitive load during debriefing.
  • Supporting debriefing skill acquisition with the use of tools and cognitive aids.
  • Highlighting key faculty development strategies such as peer coaching.

Who should register?

  • Healthcare practitioners – doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, paramedics, social workers, and other allied healthcare professionals.
  • Healthcare simulation educators, researchers and administrators.
  • Prior experience debriefing is an asset (but not a requirement) for registration.

How will you learn?

The Master Debriefer Course has been designed to be an immersive and thought-provoking experience.

  • Lectures, small group discussions and videos will highlight new concepts.
  • Expert modeling from world-renowned faculty will illustrate concepts in action.
  • Interactive role play exercises coupled with feedback from expert faculty will provide
    opportunity to master key debriefing skills.
  • Technology will be leveraged to illuminate behavioural aspects of facilitation.

Where will you learn?

The Master Debriefer Course will be hosted in an open, versatile, and interactive space
designed to promote innovation, collaboration and networking.

Why should you register?

  • Because you believe in the power of learning conversations.
  • Because you believe debriefings can influence change in healthcare.
  • Because you are passionate about debriefing.
  • Because you want to get better!

The Master Debriefer Course – Healthcare Edition – June 29 – July 1, 2020

Limited Time:

$3000 USD (+tax)

Get an Extra 30% Discount for
Developing Countries

Course Features

  • Language: English
  • Course Date: Jun 29 - Jul 01, 2020 Start: 9:00 am, Jun 29, 2020 End: 5:00 pm, Jul 1, 2020
  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Start: 9:00 am, Jun 29, 2020
    End: 5:00 pm, Jul 1, 2020
  • Jun 29 - Jul 1, 2020

Confirmed Faculty

Michaela Kolbe

Walter Eppich

Adam Cheng

Vincent Grant


Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich is Switzerland’s centre of economic life and education. Located in the heart of Europe, the picturesque lanes of the central Altstadt (Old Town), on either side of the Limmat River, reflect its pre-medieval history. Zurich is abuzz with activity day and night with its countless events, diverse museums, own food festival and Switzerland's most vibrant nightlife. Culturally vibrant, efficiently run and attractively set at the meeting of river and lake, Zürich is regularly recognised as one of the world's most liveable cities.