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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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

Hanson, Darlene


Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2016

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

PhD, Teaching & Learning, Higher Ed Emphasis - 2013
MS, Nursing, Minor in Education - 1987
BS, Nursing -1978

Current Employer/Affiliation

Clinical Associate Professor &
Clinical Resource & Simulation Center Director
College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Hanson, D., Allen, J., Christian, S., Shogren, M., Thompson, P. Evaluation of an Interprofessional Simulation: Communicating and Collaborating for Patient Safety: Poster accepted for presentation at Midwest Nursing Research Society, April 2017.

Hanson, D. (2016) Podium Presentation: ND Nurse Educator Consensus Opinions on the Adoption of an EHR. MNRS, 2016.

Contact Information

Darlene Hanson, PhD, RN
University of ND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines
430 Oxford Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201

darlene.hanson@und.edu
701-777-4551

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

Hawkins, Kim

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2014-2015

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

BSN, Nursing, 1996
MS, FNP, 2007
PhD, Nursing, 2014

Current Employer/Affiliation

Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Manz, J., Hercinger, M., Todd, M., Hawkins, K., & Parsons, M. (2013). Improving consistency of assessment of student performance during simulated experiences. Clinical Simulation in Nursing. 9(7), e229 -233.

Parsons, M., Hawkins, K., Hercinger, M., Todd, M., Manz, J. & Fang, X. (2012). Improvement in scoring consistency for the Creighton Simulation Evaluation Instrument. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 8(6), e233 - e238.

Adamson, K. A., Parsons, M. E., Hawkins, K., Manz, J., Todd, M., & Hercinger, M. (2011). Reliability and internal consistency findings from the C-SEI. Journal of Nursing Education, 50, (10), 583-586.

Todd, M., Manz, J. A., Hawkins, K. S., Parsons, M. E., & Hercinger, M. (2008). The development of a quantitative evaluation tool for simulations in nursing education. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 5(1).

Hawkins, K., Todd, M., & Manz, J. (2008). A unique method for teaching with simulation. Journal of Nursing Education, 47(11), 524-527.

Availability for Consultation or Collaboration

Available for consultation related to background and application of the CCEI.

Contact Information

khawkins@creighton.edu



Henao, Henry

Henry Henao 

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2010-2011

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

PhD (in progress), Nursing Science, minor in Nursing Education - 2016
MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner - 2008
BSN, Nursing - 2004
BBA, Management -1998

Current Employer/Affiliation

Director & Clinical Assistant Professor
Simulation Teaching & Research (STAR) Center
Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Florida International University
Miami, FL

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

IMSH 2014 Expert Panel, Course Faculty

Other Accomplishments

Certifications:
CHSE (Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator)
FNP-BC (Family Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified)
EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) State of Florida

Site PI, National Simulation Study (NCSBN)

Availability for Consulation or Collaboration

Multi-site simulation research
Debriefing research
Faculty Development
Simulation Center Design
**Available for consultation in Spanish in US and Latin America**

Contact Information

Email Address:

HHenao@fiu.edu

Herrington, Alaina

Alaina Herrington

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

 2015

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

MSN, Nursing and Healthcare Administration - 2014
BSN, Nursing - 2004

Current Employer/Affiliation

Hinds Community College
Simulation Center Coordinator
Jackson, MS

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Podium Presentation: Integrating Simulation into the Curriculum: Concepts, Modalities, and Tools. Creating Futures Through Technology Conference, March, 2016.

Poster Presentation: Dancing with Course Concepts: Which One Should Go Where When Using Simulation? February, 2016.

Podium Presentation: Real World Experiences through Simulation. Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program Convening, February, 2016.

Poster Presentation: Integrating Simulation Into The Curriculum: What Does It Really Mean? National League for Nursing Elsevier Technology Conference, October, 2015.

Poster Presentation: Augmenting Reality with Aurasma, National League for Nursing Elsevier Technology
Conference, October, 2015.

Podium Presentation: Augmenting Reality with Aurasma, Creating Futures through Technology Conference, March
2015.

Podium Presentation: Interdisciplinary Simulation Experiences, Postsecondary Career Pathway Summer Conference Program, August 2014.

Podium Presentation: Simulation Center Project Charter, Creating Futures through Technology Conference, March
2014.

Other Accomplishments

Certifications:
CHSE (Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator)
CNOR (Certified Nurse Operating Room)

Availability for Consulation or Collaboration

Consultation:
Would be experienced with setting up a simulation center and inventory/management systems.

Collaboration:
Would be interested in collaborating with others on debriefing group sizes and curriculum integration.

Contact Information

Alaina Herrington, MSN, RN, CHSE, CNOR
Simulation Center Coordinator
Hinds Community College
Dr. George Ball Simulation Center
1820 Hospital Dr.
Jackson, MS 39204
601-376-4914
www.George-Ball-Simulation-Center


Hudson, Scott



Year of participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2011 to 2012

Education (Degree, Focus areas, Year)

MSN - Nursing Systems, 2000
ADN - Nursing, 1994
BFA - Technical Theatre, 1986

Current Employer/Affiliation

The University of Texas at Austin
School of Nursing

Availability for Consultation or Collaboration

Simulation Program and Scenario Design and Implementation
Simulation Center Design

Contact Information

Scott.Hudson.RN@utexas.edu