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Staffing Models. Part 3 of the 7-Part Series Dissecting the Sim Ops Standard

By: Tonya Schneidereith and Fara Bowler In Part 1 of this series, we talked about how to determine if your program is ready for simulation. In Part 2, we highlighted the role of strategic planning. Now, in Part 3, we identify different staffing models for your simulation program. Criterion 2 of the INACSL Standard of Best Practice: SimulationSM: Operations is:

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Focus on HoloLens: An NLN TEQ Blog Video Interview

Sue Forneris, Director of the NLN Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology interviewed HoloLens users and experts for the latest installment in the NLN TEQ Blog video channel. Experts included: Molly McCarthy, National Director, US Provider Industry and Chief Nursing Officer at Microsoft; Marion Leary, Director of Innovation Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing; and Shaun

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Death of a Simulator: Pro and Con

By: Alaina Herrington and Sabrina Beroz Pro side There is little literature on the death of a simulator. However, literature exists on the lack of preparation students and practicing nurses feel when caring for patient death. Anxiety, personal inadequacy, and shock have been identified as common themes (Leighton, 2009). The NLN Jeffries Simulation Theory defines outcomes at three levels (participant,

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Academia to Bedside: Does Simulation Accelerate Progression from Novice to Expert? Part 2

Academia to Bedside is a four-part series that focuses on the transition of nursing students from education to their professional role. Part 2 focuses on the role of simulation in accelerating novice nurses to experts.  By: Jean Zavertnik, Judy Murphy, and Justine Dawson While nursing schools across the country use simulation to provide clinical experiences in a safe, controlled environment,

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