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At CSTAR, we provide you with support at every step of your educational event, from planning, to execution, and even post-event evaluation. Below are a few resources that you can use if you need assistance with performing a needs assessment, and determining SMART learning goals, to help you provide the most targeted education while you are at CSTAR. 

CanMEDS Framework

CanMEDS is a framework that identifies and describes the abilities physicians require to effectively meet the health care needs of the people they serve. A competent physician seamlessly integrates the competencies of all seven CanMEDS Roles.

Debriefing Resources

PEARLS Healthcare Debriefing Tool – This tool provides a template for conducting an effective debrief that can be used for simulation, in-situ or critical events analysis.

Debriefing Assessment for Simulation in Healthcare© (DASH)   – This assessment is designed to assist in evaluating and developing debriefing skills and can be used in a variety of debriefing settings.

CSTAR Resources

Simulation Program Design Template – planning for your educational session and evaluation

Scenario Development Template – a template for creating your simulation scenario

Course Evaluation

Sample Questions

Simulation Effectiveness Tool