This article, Visioning of Simulation in Nursing Education was first published January 10th in the NLN Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology blog NLNTEQ and is being reposted here with their permission.
Disclosure: HealthCetera is the blog for George Washington University School of Nursing’s Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement where Dr. Jeffries is Dean.
1. What are the significant milestones in your work as a leader in nursing?
My simulation work began when I was selected to serve as program director for the first NLN simulation research project in 2003. In this capacity, I was charged with recruiting a team to “study simulation research.” At that time there was very little work done on simulation. You would find anecdotal-type findings in the nursing literature, but rigor and detail were sparse, as were outcome-based findings. You can continue to read the entire interview here.