Advanced Practice Series®

Develop Clinical Reasoning Skills for Advanced Practice Learners

This virtual simulation series provides authentic virtual clinical encounters to prepare advanced practice learners such as nurse practitioners, physician assistant/associates, and medical students by refining clinical judgment and decision-making skills when developing diagnoses and plans of care.

Each clinical area includes five patients with genuine scenarios created by advanced practice subject matter experts, and exposes learners to ICD, CPT, and HCPCS coding for billing consideration.

Exposes learners to ICD, CPT, and HCPCS coding for billing.

Our Advanced Practice Series® features 11 modules with 55 patients:

  • Typical Adult Encounters
  • Complex Adult Encounters
  • Adult Mental Health Encounters
  • Pediatric Mental Health Encounters
  • Typical Pediatric Encounters
  • Complex Pediatric Encounters
  • Cardiac Encounters
  • Oncology Encounters
  • Gerontology Encounters
  • Women’s Health GYN Encounters
  • Women’s Health OB Encounters

Academic Alignment:

  • AACN Essentials for Advanced-Level Nursing Education
  • ACGME Core Competencies for Medical Education
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) Role-Specific Competencies
  • Competencies for the PA Profession Adopted by AAPA, ARC-PA, NCCPA, and PAEA

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Meet a Sample of the Patients

Fill gaps left by clinical preceptor demand and limited practice sites, and ensure your learners are exposed to commonly found encounters prior to facing them in a real-world environment.

  • Advance through the clinical encounter while reviewing the patient inquiry, H&P and review of systems (ROS) within the EHR.
  • Identify differential diagnoses and order corresponding diagnostics.
  • Develop a comprehensive plan of care
  • Select appropriate billing codes
  • Includes faculty guide, feedback and rationales, and a dashboard with an evaluative report, as well as a learner dashboard.
patient inquiry
order diagnostics
final diagnostics
plan of care
billing codes
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Use Advanced Practice Series to:

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Develop clinical decision-making skills

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Enhance your curriculum

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Prepare students for clinicals

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Provide standardized experiences

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Practice in a safe space

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Support faculty with new clinical learning tools

2022 Sentinel U Nursing Simulation Research Grant: Advanced Practice Series®

This year’s research grant is geared toward Advanced Practice educators. The winner of the grant will be given the opportunity to utilize the Advanced Practice Series® virtual simulations from Sentinel U® in-kind to research how simulations can improve learning outcomes for nurse practitioner, physician assistant/associate, and medical student learners.

2022 Winners Announcement

Interested? Request a demo of the Advanced Practice Series®.