Simulation Leader Directory

This is a directory of individuals who have completed the Leadership Program for Simulation Educators, a year-long NLN program directed by Dr. Pamela Jeffries. Twenty individuals per year are accepted into this highly competitive program. This directory identifies their specific areas of simulation expertise and scholarship along with contact information. They are available for collaboration and consultation.

More information about the Leadership Program for Simulation Educators can be found at http://www.nln.org/facultyprograms/leadershipinstitute.htm




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Hartman, Elizabeth

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2013

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

PhD Nursing Education 2014
MSN Perinatal Nursing 1988
BSN General Nursing 1979

Current Employer/Affiliation

West Coast University-LA
RN-BSN Program Coordinator

Contact Information

ehartman@westcoastuniversity.edu

Halpern, Jean

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2010

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

BS,MS , Nursing

Current Employer/Affiliation

Orange County Community College

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

May 2014- Poster/Abstract- CIT Daredevil Assessment in Nursing, GoPro not Just for Extreme Sports!
August 2014- SimGhosts- International Conference- Presentation-Daredevil Assessment in Nursing, GoPro not Just for Extreme Sports!

Other Accomplishments

Simulation Coordinator and started 2 sim labs on two campuses.
Integration of simulation into entire curriculum

Contact Information

jhalpern@sunyorange.edu
845-341-4189

Dorsey, Laurie

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2010-2011

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

MSN, Nursing Education, Indiana University, 2003

BSN, Ball State University, 1998

Current Employer/Affiliation

Professor
Simulation Coordinator
Ivy Tech Community College
590 Ivy Tech Dr.
Madison, IN 47250

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Jeffries, P., Battin., J, Franklin., M., Savage, R, Yowler, H., Hall, T., Eisert, S., Lauber, C., Brown, S., Werskey, K., & Dorsey, L. (2013) Creating a Professional Development Plan for a Simulation Consortium. Clinical Simulation in Nursing. 9(6), e183-e189.

Forneris, S,G., Crownover, J,G., Dorsey, L., Leahy, N., Maas, N, A., Wong, L., Zabriskie, A., & Zavertnik, J, E. (2012). Integrating QSEN and ACES: An NLN simulation leader project. Nursing Education Perspectives. 33(3), 184-187)

Transforming Clinical Instruction: Introducing ACES into your Nursing Program: Harrisburg, PA, May 2011

Laerdal Workshop Panel Presenter: Integrating Simulation into your Nursing Program: Cincinnati, Ohio, November 2012

Other Accomplishments

NLN Pediatric Scenario Reviewer for Laerdal Sim Store Publications
Lippincott's Simulation Software Reviewr
Pilot Location for NLN ACES Simulation Scenarios
Southeast Indiana Simulation Consortium Academic Co-chair
Ivy Tech Simulation Task Force

Availability for Consulation or Collaboration

Available for both areas

Contact Information

Laurie Dorsey
ldorsey@ivytech.edu
812-265-2580 ext 4224



Wong, Lorrie

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2010-2011

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

PhD, Nursing, 2009
Post master's certificate Advanced practice NP 1999
MS, Nursing, 1988
BS, Nursing, 1979

Current Employer/Affiliation

University of Hawaii Manoa
School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
Associate Professor and Director of Translational Health Science Simulation Center
Honolulu, Hi

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Sakai, D., Marshall, S., Kasuya, R., Wong, L., Deutsch,M., Guerriero, M., Brooks, P., Fong, S., Omori, J. (2012). Interprofessional Education: Future Nurses and Physicians Learning Together. Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 71(6), 168-171.

Forneris, S., Crownover, J., Dorsey, L., Leahy, N., Maas, N., Wong, L., Zabriskie, A., Zavertnik, J. (2012). Integrating QSEN and ACES: An NLN simulation leader project. Nursing Education Perspectives, May/June

Other Accomplishments

Certifications:
CHSE-A (Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator - Advanced)

Availability for Consulation or Collaboration

Interested in collaborating with multi-site simulation research focused on interprofessional simulation and research with Simulated Patient simulation.

Contact Information

lorriew@hawaii.edu
website: http://thssc.nursing.hawaii.edu/

Cason, Melanie

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2013

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

MSN, Drexel University Leadership and Management 2006,Certified Nurse Educator, 2011, PhD student 2011-present. Special interests new graduate transition to practice, simulation evaluation, establishing practice partners with health care organizations.

Current Employer/Affiliation

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston,SC
Simulation Nurse Educator College of Nursing
&
HealthCare Simulation South Carolina
Collaborative Partner Coordinator for state consortium.

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

INASCL 2014 Presentations. Simulation Bootcamp for Measurable Outcomes. Expert panel discussion on dyads for learning skills.

Other Accomplishments

INASCL Award of Excellence for Mentoring 2013

Availability for Consulation or Collaboration

Yes.

Contact Information

Melanie Leigh Cason MSN, RN, CNE
843-870-7316

Kirwan, Michelle

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

1

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

B.S. Marketing/Public Relations, 1991
A.D.N. Nursing, 1993
M.S.N. Clinical Nurse Specialist/Adult Nurse Practitioner, 1999
PhD Nursing Anticipated graduation 2019

Current Employer/Affiliation

Towson University, Towson, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Using Low to High Fidelity Simulation in Nursing Education. Towson University. January 2013.

Exploring IPE Through the Use of the NLN ACES Cases. National League for Nursing Education Summit, ACES preconference. September 18, 2013. Washington, D.C.

Summative Evaluation in Simulation. National League for Nursing Education Summit. September 18-21, 2013. Washington, D.C. Poster presentation.

Beyond the Debriefing: Integrating Video Recorded Simulations in the Classroom. National League for Nursing Technology Conference. October 25-27, 2013. Philadelphia, PA. Poster presentation.

Exploring IPE Through the Use of the NLN ACES Cases. National League for Nursing Technology Conference. October 25-27, 2013. Philadelphia, PA. Poster presentation.

Other Accomplishments

Development of website video highlighting our simulation program.
Portion of website video used for commercial in Baltimore area for the nursing department.
Developed a IPE simulation with nursing students, PA students, and child-life specialists.

Availability for Consulation or Collaboration

Yes.
Promoting and developing marketing materials for simulation program.
Adult health simulations
vSim

Contact Information

Michelle Kirwan
mkirwan@towson.edu
410-704-4387

Koh, RN, MHSc(Edu), PGDip(CC), CHSE, Sabrina

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2013

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Master of Health Sciences (Education) 01/2000 – 12/2001

Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing (Critical Care Nursing)
01/2000 – 06/2001

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Bachelor of Nursing 01/1995 - 12/1997

School of Nursing, Singapore
General Nursing, SRN 11/1991 - 10/1994

Current Employer/Affiliation

JurongHealth, Singapore
Assistant Director, Simulation Centre 06/2012 – 05/2014

National University Hospital, Singapore
Assistant Director of Nursing (Education) 05/2011 – 05/2012
Principal Nurse Educator 07/2010 – 04/2011
Senior Nurse Educator 06/2007 – 06/2010

Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore
Nursing Lecturer; 06/2005 – 06/2007

Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore
Nursing Lecturer; 02/2003 – 06/2005

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Problem Base Learning Seminar (March 2014). Republic Polytechnic, Singapore.
Plenary speaker: Simulation Based Education in Healthcare.

Asia Pacific Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (APMSH) (October 2013).
Organizing Committee, Co-Chair.
Speaker: Plenary with Suzie Kardong-Edgren: State of Simulation Science in Nursing in Asia and the United States
Course Director: Pre-Conference Workshop for Nursing: Introducing Simulation into Existing Nursing Programs.
Course Director: Workshop - Development of Interdisciplinary Team Training.
Faculty: Workshop - Team Game to Learn Systems Thinking and Organizational Change.

Simulation User Network (SUN) (June 2013). Bangkok, Thailand.
Workshop Facilitator: Nursing Simulation and Debriefing 3-2-1
Workshop Facilitator: How to run your own TeamSTEPPS workshop.

Haemodynamic Monitoring Clinical Application of Early Warning System. (May 2013). Trivandrum Kerala, India. Philips Healthcare. Speaker.

Simulation faculty development program (March 2013). Berkeley HealthEDU, New Delhi, India. Speaker and workshop facilitator.

Improving Simulation Instructional Methods (iSIM) (February 2013). Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore. Faculty member.

International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) (January 2013). USA.
Expert panel speaker: Current Development of Simulation in Asia.

TeamSTEPPS Fundamental course and Faculty Development Workshop (December 2012). Khon Kaen, Thailand. Speaker and workshop facilitator.

Korean Society for Simulation in Healthcare (KoSSH) Annual Scientific Meeting (October 2012). Seoul, Korea.
Plenary Speaker: Hospital-Based Nursing Simulation Program
Expert Panel: MET (Medical Emergency Team) training program
Workshop: Introduction to Team Training and TeamSTEPPS program

Nursing Simulation Workshop for Nurse Faculty (October 2012). Bangkok, Thailand.
Speaker and workshop facilitator.

The use of Simulation in Nursing Undergraduate Program (July 2012). Jilin University, China. Simulation Faculty Development Workshop.

Simulation User Network (SUN) (July 2012). Singapore.
Speaker: Nursing Simulation In-Situ: Joining the dots.
Pre-SUN Workshop: Team-Work and Communication using TeamSTEPPS

Simulation User Network (SUN) (September 2011). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Plenary Speaker: Simulation Faculty Development.
Workshop 1: Crisis Resource Management
Workshop 2: Easy Steps to Scenario Programming

Introduction to Simulation Based Learning (2009). Singapore.
Speaker: Clinical Simulation Training – Rapid Escalation Criteria Training.

Sigma Theta Tau Honorary Society of Nursing, Annual Research Congress (July 2008). Singapore. Poster: Detecting Sepsis by Nurses.

Other Accomplishments

Society for Simulation in Healthcare (USA) – Member
- Accreditation Committee – Council Member and Site reviewer
- Asia Pacific Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (APMSH) 2013 – Co-Chair

National League for Nursing (USA) – Member
- NLN Simulation Leadership Program - 2013

Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing (Upsilon Eta Chapter, Singapore)
- Assistant Treasurer 2009 – 2011
- Board of Director 2011 – April 2013

Simulation Workgroup, SNB, Ministry of Health, Singapore – Member (2011)

International Nursing Association for Clinical Nursing Simulation (USA) – Member

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (USA) – Member

Availability for Consulation or Collaboration

Current projects:
1. Pan Asia Simulation Society Healthcare (PASSH). Workgroup member; setting up phase.

2. In-progress study: Cultivating emergency department team communication. Effectiveness of simulation in-situ as a clinical training methodology. Completing June 2014.

3. PhD Candidate. Study focus on interprofessional education: The impact of power relations on the facilitation of interprofessional education by a nurse faculty.

Contact Information

Email: sabkoh@gmail.com

Stennett, Randall

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2013

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

MSN, Nursing, (FNP) - 1999
BSN, Nursing - 1981

Current Employer/Affiliation

Covenant School of Nursing
Simulation Coordinator
Lubbock, Texas

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Recent Presentations:
INACSL, 2014, Podium presentation, Improving Deliberate Practice: The Magic of a Collaborative Protocol, Randall Stennett, Sharon Decker, Sandra Caballero, Jennifer Timmerman.

NLN Technology Conference, 2013, A Coast to Coast Collaboration: Building Bridges for Practice Partners Project; Melanie Cason, Anna Hefner, Lynn Phillips, Janeen Berndt, N. Kathleen McGuire, Randall Stennett.

INACSL, 2012, Podium presentation, Evaluating and Obtaining Annual Competencies Utilizing Simulation in Pediatric Intensive Care; Randall Stennett, Sharon Decker, Shannon Shuttlesworth, Gwen Davis.

INACSL, 2010, Podium presentation, Utilizing a Template for Scenario Creation, Randall Stennett, Tracey, Hillary Hart-Moreno, Sharon Decker.

Other Accomplishments

Certifications:
CHSE (Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator)

Availability for Consulation or Collaboration

Areas of Interest:
Deliberate Practice
Transition to Practice

Contact Information

Email:
rstennett@covhs.org

Phone:
(806) 725-0295

Aronson, Barbara

Barbara Aronson 

Year of participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2011-2012

Education (Degree, Focus areas, Year)

Hartford Hospital School of Nursing 1976 Diploma
Saint Joseph College-Magna Cum Laude 1991 BSN
University of Hartford (4.0 GPA) 1993 MSN
University of Massachusetts 2005 Ph.D. (Nursing)

Current Employer/Affiliation

Barbara Aronson Ph.D., RN, CNE
Professor
Coordinator, Ed.D. in Nursing Education
Department of Nursing
Southern Connecticut State University
(203) 392-6496

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Presentations
Competency Assessment in Simulated Response to Rescue Events- Co-presenters: Barbara Glynn and Timothy Squires
Oral presentation- American Association of Colleges of Nursing Baccalaureate Education Conference (2010)
Oral presentation-14th Annual Evidence Based Practice Conference (2010)
Poster presentation Drexel University Nursing Education Institute (2011)
Poster presentation National League for Nursing Summit. (2011)
Oral presentation- Mu Beta Research Day (2011)

Take Your Simulation Teaching and Learning to a Higher Level: Competency Assessment Using Simulation
Co-presenters Barbara Glynn and Timothy Squires
Oral Presentation Three Rivers Community College (2010)
Workshops (two) Southern Connecticut State University (2011)

Enhancing Student Learning Through a Failure-to-Rescue Simulation Scenario Utilizing a Role Modeling Intervention
Co-presenters Barbara Glynn and Timothy Squires
Poster presentation ATI Education Summit (2014)

Publications
Aronson, B. Glynn, B. & Squires, T. (2012) Competency assessment in simulated response to rescue events. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 8 (7), e289-e295.

Aronson, B. Glynn, B. & Squires, T. (2013).Effectiveness of a Role-Modeling Intervention on student nurse simulation competency Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9(4), e121-e126.

Other Accomplishments

Awards
Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing 2008
Connecticut Research Alliance: Excellence in Research Award 2010
National League for Nursing's Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators 2011
Connecticut Nurses Association Diamond Jubilee Awards
Virginia Henderson Award For Excellence in
Nursing Research 2012
Hartford Hospital Nursing: Alumnae Spotlight Autumn 2013
Clinical Simulation in Nursing, Research Article of the Year
2014

Grant Activity
International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning Debra Spunt Mini-Grant Award "The Effects of a Deliberate Practice Debriefing Model during a Response to Rescue High Fidelity Patient Simulation" Grant funded 11/13

Kwantlen University College Science & Technology Research Grants Program "The Effects of Deliberate Practice Model During a Response to Rescue High Fidelity Patient (HFPS) Simulation” Grant funded 2/14

Development and Psychometric Testing of a Simulation Competency Evaluation Tool
Principle Investigator: B. Aronson
Co-investigators B. Glynn and T. Squires 2008-2010

Assessing the Effect of a Role-Modeling Intervention on Student Nurse Simulation Competency
Co-applicant: Barbara Glynn
Funded by a SCSU Creative Activity Award program May, 2011

AHQR Advances in Patient Safety through Simulation Research
A Model in Simulation Training for Response-to-Rescue Events Grant submitted fall 2013

Availability for Consultation or Collaboration

grant writing
writing for publication
instrument development
doctoral education for academic nurse educators

Contact Information

aronsonb1@southernct.edu
https://www.southernct.edu/academics/schools/health/academic-programs/nursing/edd/

Bambini, Deborah

Deborah Bambini

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2013

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

MSN - Nursing Education, Women's Health - 1995
WHNP-BC - 1995
PhD - Family/Child Ecology - Adolescent development, 2005

Current Employer/Affiliation

Grand Valley State University

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Presentations:
Oral Presentation, Connors, H. R., Bostrom, A. C., Bambini, D. R., Brownrigg, V., Dickson, C., Hall, D., McKelvey, K., Unleash the Power: Technology in Education and Practice, "Celebrating Outcomes of the Health Information Technology Scholars Program," National League for Nursing & Elsevier, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (October 26, 2013).

Poster, Bambini, D. R., Bostrom, A. C., NLN Technology Conference, "Integration of Virtual Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Experiences Across the Nursing Curriculum," National League for Nursing, Philadelphia, PA. (October 25, 2013).

Poster, Bambini, D. R., Van Doren, E. R., Concept-Based Curriculum Conference, "So, How DID You Do That? One College's Process for Creating and Implementing a Concept-Based Curriculum," American Association of Colleges of Nursing, San Antonio, TX. (November 16, 2012).

Poster, Bambini, D. R., Van Doren, E. R., Concept-Based Curriculum Conference, "So, How DID You Do That? One College's Process for Creating and Implementing a Concept-Based Curriculum," University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas. (October 5, 2012).

Poster, Bambini, D. R., Van Doren, E. R., Concept-Based Curriculum Conference, "The Challenges and Rewards of Changing to a," University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas. (October 5, 2012).

Poster, Bambini, D. R., Van Doren, E. R., Concept-Based Curriculum Conference, "Using Simulation to Support a Concept-Based Curriculum," University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas. (October 5, 2012).

Oral Presentation, Bambini, D. R., Central Regional HPSN, "CAE Healthcare/Elsevier Partnership to Advance Health Science Education," CAE Healthcare, Kansas City, MO. (June 14, 2012).

Oral Presentation, Bambini, D. R., Medical Mile Simulation Day, "Bringing simulation to life: How to make it happen Parts 1 & 2," CAE Healthcare, Grand Valley State University. (June 14, 2012).

Oral Presentation, Bambini, D. R., HPSN Annual 2012, "Using the Simulation Learning System to Enhance Student Learning," HPSN (Human Patient Simulator Network), Tampa, FL. (February 28, 2012).

Poster, Beel-Bates, C., Bambini, D. R., Collaborating Across Borders III, "A Pilot study: An interprofessional educational approach to polypharmacy in community-based older adults.," Collaborating Across Borders, Tuscon, AZ. (November 19, 2011).

Oral Presentation, Booth, A. D., Beel-Bates, C., Bambini, D. R., Grapczynski, C. A., Schuurman, S., Collaborating Across Borders III, "An interactive model for IPE with health professions students," Collaborating Across Borders, Tuscon, AZ. (November 19, 2011).

Grapczynski, C. A., Booth, A. D., Bambini, D. R., Schuurman, S., Beel-Bates, C., GVSU Interprofessional Conference, "Interprofessional Education and Practice," GVSU, Grand Rapids, MI. (January 2011).

Oral Presentation, Bambini, D. R., Booth, A. D., Beel-Bates, C., Grapczynski, C. A., Schuurman, S., Interprofessional Education and Practice: Central to Patient Safety, "A pilot study: Application of an interactive model for interprofessional education with health professions students.," Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI. (January 7, 2011).

Oral Presentation, Booth, A. D., Bambini, D. R., Interprofessional Education and Practice: Central to Patient Safety, "Using simulation to create an interprofessional experience for nursing & physician assistant studies students.," Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI. (January 7, 2011).


Publications:
de Voest, M., Raguckus, S., Bambini, D. R., & Beel-Bates, C. (2013). Interprofessional Teaching: An inter-university experience involving pharmacy and nursing students. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 5, 450-457.

Bambini, D. R., Washburn, J. E., & Perkins, R. (2009). Outcomes of clinical simulation for novice nursing students: Communication, confidence, clinical judgement. Nursing Education Perspectives, 30(2), 79-82.

Jeffries, P., Bambini, D. R., Hensel, D., Moorman, M., & Washburn, J. E. (2009). Constructing experiential OB learning experiences using clinical simulations. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecological, and Neonatal Nursing, 38(5), 613-623.

Other Accomplishments

CNE
CHSE

Content Matter Expert for Elsevier's Simulation Learning System for Obstetrics, Fundamentals, and Health Assessment, Elsevier, Inc.

Authored a variety of simulation scenarios for Elsevier's Simulation Learning System for Obstetrics, Fundamentals, and Health Assessment, Elsevier, Inc.

2008 NLN HITS Scholar
2013 NLN Leadership Development Program for Simulation Leaders

Availability for Consulation or Collaboration

Simulation integration throughout the curriculum
Concept-based curriculum

Contact Information

Deborah Bambini, PhD, WHNP-BC, CNE, CHSE
301 Michigan, NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-331-3894
bambinid@gvsu.edu


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