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2013 Simulation Olympics

Published Tue Feb 5th 2013

2013 Simulation Olympics

The 2013 competition will be held on May 1st, 2nd, and 3rd (Wed/Thurs/Fri) at the Queen’s Clinical Simulation Centre. Faculty-supervised practice sessions will be held all day on April 25th and April 29th for all teams.

All teams must have the following: 4 members total with a maximum of 2 senior residents, an RN and/or RT member, and a supervising faculty coach.  Faculty coaches are responsible for practice sessions and debriefing during the competition.  Teams without an RN or RT will not qualify to go beyond the preliminary round.

Registration will be open until April 1st and will be capped at twenty teams.

This year’s competition schedule will include a preliminary round (minimum 2 scenarios per team), a semi-final round, and a final round (top 3 teams overall).  The top placing team from the preliminary round will advance directly to the FINALS.  The SEMIFINAL round will be a single elimination format (2nd-5th place teams).

Wednesday, May 1st (AM & PM) & Thursday, May 2nd (AM).
Thursday, May 2nd (PM) for out-of-town teams only.

Friday, May 3rd (AM) for the 2nd-5th place teams overall.

Friday, May 3rd (4-6pm) for the 1st place team overall (direct from PRELIMS) and the 2 SEMIFINAL winners.

As in previous years, there will be lots of expertise to share, prizes to win, colleagues to share stories with, and an awards ceremony reception following the finals.  Come out and enjoy the competition as a competitor, spectator, or senior administrator/educator.


Contact Jessica Montagner (Dept EM) by phone 613-548-2368 or email montagnj@kgh.kari.net c/o 2013 Simulation Olympics competition. Please include your team name, team captain contact info (cell/pager/email), team members, faculty coach, and preferred preliminary competition day/time.

Don’t forget to also book time to practice with your team on April 25th or 29th at the Queen’s CSC lab and/or within any of the KGH sim labs.