Adam Hoffman, MCCP, NRP, CHSE
Simulation Education Specialist
West Virginia University
Adam Hoffman is a firefighter, paramedic, and Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator with a particular passion for acute/ critical care, interprofessional education and point of care ultrasound. His roots in public safety have led him to simulation education where he currently serves as a simulation education specialist at West Virginia University. In his current role, in addition to education and program development, he serves on the research committee, liaison to the Office of Interprofessional Education, supply coordinator, and IPE faculty trainer. He has been an invited presenter at multiple international conferences and regional workshops.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Program Design:Presentation: 25 minutesActive Learning: 25 minutes (Virtual tour and discussion 15 minutes and group sharing 10 minutes)Q&A: 10 minutes Program Description and Purpose:Home-based care (HBC) is a valuable tool to provide care to medically underserved populations. Interprofessional education has become an integral part in undergraduate and professional curricula, however, applications of team-based training in HBC are often missing from curricula. When included, instruction in HBC often utilizes didactic instruction or laboratory experiences, of which are discipline specific…
The COVID 19 pandemic has presented many challenges to delivery of educational content but has also presented a unique opportunity to grow education in the virtual environment. This presentation will discuss the growth of virtual interprofessional simulation and will focus on debriefing techniques to aid faculty in getting the most “bang for their buck” out of their events. Discussion will include debriefing techniques particularly suited for the virtual environment, learner engagement, promoting communication, and tactics for debriefing with multiple facilitators. This discussion is…
Background:Home-based care (HBC) is a valuable tool to provide care to medically underserved populations. Interprofessional education has become an integral part in undergraduate and professional curricula, however, applications of team-based training in HBC are often missing from curricula. When included, instruction in HBC often utilizes didactic instruction or laboratory experiences, of which are discipline specific and lack a focus on integration of team-based care.  Objectives:Describe an innovative IPE model that uses a real-word home environment to promote interprofessional education…