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Site: SIRC - Simulation Innovation Resource Center
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Glossary: Simulation Leader Directory
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Thomas, Christine


Christine Thomas

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators

2014

Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

PhD, Nursing Education, Theory, and Research, 2004
MSN, Nursing Education/Adult Health, 1996
BSN, Nursing, 1987

Current Employer/Affiliation

West Chester University
Department of Nursing
222H Sturzebecker HSC
West Chester, PA 19383

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Recent Publications:
Thomas, C. (2015). Theory to practice integration. In Smith, M. J., Carpenter, R., & Fitzpatrick, J. J. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of nursing education. New York: Springer Publishing.
Thomas, C., & Mraz, M. (2013). Designing a Medication Cart and Computerized Chart on a Budget. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing: CIN Plus. 31(6), 251-254.
Thomas, C., & Mackey, E. (2012). Impact of a Clinical Simulation Elective on BSN Student Clinical Confidence. Journal of Nursing Education, 51(4), 236-239.

Recent Presentations:
Philadelphia Simulation Consortium - May 22, 2014, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia PA. Presented research paper entitled: Elective Couse in Patient Simulation: Impact on BSN Student Confidence

Recent Posters:
National League for Nursing/Elsevier Technology Conference, 9th annual - Nashville, TN, October 24-26, 2014. Co-presenting Faculty Development: A Tool Kit for Simulation Educators that includes analysis of simulation educators experience along the novice to expert continuum and resources designed for NLN/SIRC website materials.
National League for Nursing/Elsevier Technology Conference, 9th annual - Nashville, TN, October 24-26, 2014. Co-presented: Computerized Chart and Medication Dispenser on a Shoe-string Budget - the design and use of innovative low cost patient computerized charting system for use in simulation laboratories.
National Student Nurses' Association Annual Conference - Charlotte, NC, April 3-6, 2013. Co-presented a research proposal poster with nursing students entitled: The Effect of High-Fidelity Simulation on Student Skill and Decision Making.

Other Accomplishments

Certifications:
CHSE (Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator)

Reviewer
Simulation Innovation Resource Center (SIRC)-online e-learning website. August 2014. Served as expert content reviewer for 2 courses: Teaching & Learning Strategies and Developing Faculty.

Availability for Consulation or Collaboration

Would be interested in:
• Collaborating in multi-site simulation research projects
• Consulting in curriculum specific simulation scenario design
• Consulting/faculty development seminar sessions

Contact Information

Christine M. Thomas PhD, RN, CHSE
cthomas@wcupa.edu

Associate Professor
West Chester University
Department of Nursing
222H Sturzebecker HSC
West Chester, PA 19383
office: 610-738-0545