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.

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Pugh, Holly L.

Holly Pugh

Year of Participation in Leadership Program for Simulation Educators


Education (Degree, Focus Areas, Year)

MSHA - 2007
BSN - 1993

Current Employer/Affiliation

Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
Richmond, VA

Director, Clinical Simulation Center
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
Richmond, VA

Most Recent/Selected Simulation-related Publications/Presentations

Most Recent Publications:
Bartlett, J. L., Thomas-Wright, J. S., Pugh, H. L. (2014). When Is It Okay to Cry? An End-of-Life Simulation Experience. Journal of Nursing Education, 53(11) 659-662.

Most Recent Presentations:
Curry-Lourenco, K., Pugh, H., Rogers, N., Weiermann, P. "Comparison of Characteristics Among Simulation Centers: An Nationwide Survey.” Accepted for poster presentation as a work-in-progress, at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare, January 2015 Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Other Accomplishments

CHSE (Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator)

Availability for Consulation or Collaboration

Would be interested in collaborating with others in simulation center building/design/management. Also interested in trends in faculty development.

Contact Information

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