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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Kellgren, Molly

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2014

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

MSN, Nursing Education, 2011
BSN, Nursing, 2011
ADN, Nursing, 2005

Current Employer/Affiliation

Assistant Professor
St. Catherine University
Minneapolis, MN

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Presentations:
October 2014: "Faculty Development: A Toolkit for Simulation Educators", NLN TEchnology Conference, Nashville, TN

June 2013: "To Tape or Not To Tape", INACSL, Las Vegas, NV

May 2015: "Faculty Development": Simulation 2015: Connecting and Celebrating, St. Paul, MN

June 2015: "Faculty Development Toolkit", INACSL, Atlanta, GA

September 2015: "Faculty Development: A Toolkit for Simulation Educators", NLN Summit, Las Vegas, NV

Other Accomplishments

Certifications:
CNE (Certified Nurse Educator)
CHSE (Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator)

Other:
Abstract reviewer for INACSL and NLN Technology conferences

NLN reveiwer of INACSL simulation standards

Availability for Consulation or Collaboration

Would be interested in particpating in multi-site simulation research.

Contact Information

Email address:

mekellgren@stkate.edu

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

Kramasz, Vanessa



Vanessa Kramasz

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2015

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

MSN, Advanced Practice, 1998
BSN, Nursing, 1978

Current Employer/Affiliation

Gateway Technical College: Faculty, Simulation Facilitator, WI
Aspen University: Adjunct Professor, CO

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Podium Presentation: Debriefing Techniques, Southeastern WI Technical Schools, April, 2016

Poster Presentation: Template for Multiple Patient Scenarios. National League for Nursing Elsevier Technology Conference, October, 2015.

Podium Presentation: Simulation Standards, WI League for Nursing, November 2014

Other Accomplishments

Co-leader of the WI State Technical Schools Simulation Group

Presidential Award Gateway Technical College & Excellence Award at National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD)

Availability for Consulation or Collaboration

Consultation: will be starting a consulting project on a new sim lab and curriculum integration with Carthage College, WI the summer of 2016.

Collaboration: Would be interested in collaborating with others on debriefing techniques, multiple patient scenarios, and nursing staff development.

Contact Information

Vanessa Kramasz MSN RN
Nursing Faculty & Simulation Facilitator
Gateway Technical College
496 McCanna Parkway, Burlington, WI 53105
262-767-5320
kramaszv@gtc.edu