MSMS Faculty Hales Part of International Pediatric Simulation Society 2014 Conference Planning Committee
Roberta L. Hales MHA RRT-NPS RN
Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Roberta Hales is a mastered prepared critical care registered respiratory therapist, neonatal-pediatric specialist and registered nurse who serves as the lead Simulation Educator of the Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation, where the focus revolves around patient quality and safety through the implementation of innovative, high quality professional education and research. She has been instrumental in orchestrating the coordination, development and execution of the in-situ simulation education courses, along with coordination and implementation of numerous external programs.
The most famous are boot camps including the first pediatric critical care medicine, neonatology, trauma, and anesthesia programs. Additionally, she has partnered with several of the surrounding Philadelphia-based simulation centers to create a Simulation Facilitator Workshop to unify the debriefing approach, together with the regional resources of personal and equipment. Moreover, Ms. Hales serves as a member of the International Pediatric Simulation Society Education Committee and has lectured at many forums on pediatric simulation based education.
From the IPSS website: http://ipssglobal.org/ipssw2014/programme/programme-committee/