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== ''Who are we?  We go by many names .....'' ==
== Getting started ==
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Manual:Configuration_settings Configuration settings list]
    Simulation Operation Specialist,
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
    Simulation Technology Specialist,
* [https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-announce MediaWiki release mailing list]
    Sim Tech,
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Localisation#Translation_resources Localise MediaWiki for your language]
    Stage Manager of Medical Theater,
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Manual:Combating_spam Learn how to combat spam on your wiki]
    Jack of all Trades ....
  '''We are professional generalists that work behind the sim curtain ....'''
This community-based resource is committed to the '''professional development''' of individual sim techs as well as the '''development of the profession''' for all simulation operation specialists.
== Development of the Profession ==
*[[An Informal History of the Profession]]
*[[Job Descriptions]]
*Professional Organizations
**Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSiH) [http://www.ssih.org http://www.ssih.org]
**Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Speciialists (SimGHOSTS) [http://www.simghosts.org http://www.simghosts.org]
**IMSH 2018 (Proposed Workshop) - [[Leveraging Open Source Collaborative Content for Professional Development and Development of the Profession]]
**SimOPS 2017 - [[Growing as a Leader in Simulation Operations]]
== Tools of the Trade ==
*[[Cognitive / Job Aids]]
*[[Organization and Storage]]
*[[Procedures and Processes]]
== Background and "Just in Time" Reference Information ==
As the "stage managers of medical theaters", sim techs thrive on being in the middle of the venn diagram of healthcare, education, technology, and theater.
It's our job to get the technology out of the way of the educators, and to do so, we have to be comfortable in all these fields. 
*[[Anatomy and Physiology]]
*[[Clinical Equipment]]
*[[Electronic Health Records]]
*[[Medical Terminology]]
* [[Types of Simulation Based Education]]
* [[Structure of a Simulation Encounter]]
* [[Educational Theories behind Simulation Based Education]]
*[[Audio Video (AV) Systems]]
*[[Computers and Networks (Information Technology)]]
*[[Manikins and Part-Task Trainers]]
== Professional Development Resources ==
'''Professional Certifications from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSiH)'''
*[[Certification of Healthcare Simulation Educators (CHSE)]]
*[[Certification of Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialists (CHSOS)]]
'''Formal Certification and Degree Programs'''
*[http://www.uakron.edu/allied-health/simulation-tech/ University of Akron Associate Degree and dual certificate paths in Simulation Technology ]
*[https://www.usfca.edu/nursing/programs/masters/healthcare-simulation USF Masters of Science in Healthcare Simulation ]
*[http://drexel.edu/medicine/academics/Graduate-School/medical-and-healthcare-simulation Drexel Masters in Medical and Healthcare Simulation ]
'''Online Courses '''
*Simulation Lessons, University of Washington [http://collaborate.uw.edu/faculty-development/teaching-with-simulation/teaching-with-simulation.html-0]
'''Related Blogs'''
* Clinical Playground (Eric Baumann) [http://clinicalplayground.com]  
* Duke Sim Center [http://simcenter.duke.edu/support.html]
* Games and Simulation in Healthcare [http://healthcaregames.wisc.edu/ ]
* Healthy Simulation (Lance Bailey) [http://www.healthysimulation.com ]
* Mobile Sim [http://mobilesim.wordpress.com/]
* Patient Simulation [http://patientsimulation.co.uk ]
* SimLog [http://blog.une.edu/simlab/ ]
* SimSingularity (Jeff Taekman) [http://blog.simsingularity.com/ ]
==About Behind the Sim Curtain==
We use the the same software as Wikipedia (MediaWiki) and encourage Simulation Operation Specialists and Technicians to become active members of this community-driven resources.
*To become a contributor, click on "Create" in the upper right hand corner of this page
*To learn more about editing Mediawiki-based websites, ____
''This is the second incarnation of Behind the Sim Curtain. The original incarnation of Behind the Sim Curtain was a Google Site that showcased a collection of tricks of the trade. That content has migrated to a new wiki called Open Source Sim http://www.opensourcesim.org.''

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