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Leadership Development for Simulation Educators

LI-logos-small-for-web-simulationThis program is designed for the experienced simulation nurse educator who wishes to assume a leadership role in simulation. Participants focus on maximizing their leadership potential to advance simulation initiatives in nursing education and practice.


During this year-long program, participants examine issues related to research in simulation, curricular integration, the role of simulation in interprofessional education, and managing and directing simulation activities within a school of nursing or a service setting. With a focus on leadership, the program emphasizes leadership development to advance simulation initiatives in nursing education and practice. The program fosters the development of a community of scholars by promoting individual growth, interpersonal interactions within the group, and networking with previous cohorts to build on and develop new simulation initiatives.

Objectives:

  • Examine key issues in the design, development, use, and integration of simulation in nursing education
  • Discuss the simulation initiatives of major national and international organizations
  • Work on a group project that creates or expands simulation content for the web-based Simulation Innovation Resource Center (SIRC)
  • Create a three-year focused career development plan
  • Implement an individual plan for leadership development

Program Includes: 

  • Participation in a program orientation meeting**
  • Fifteen Simulation Innovation Resource Center (SIRC) courses
  • Access to the NLN Leadership Webinar Series
  • Executive coaching sessions
  • NLN Simulation Leadership monthly group coaching sessions
  • Invitation to Laerdal SUN (Simulation User Network) Meeting**
  • Attending an Intensive Leadership Retreat**
  • Attending the NLN Education Summit**

**Participants are responsible for travel, lodging costs and Summit registration.


Co-Directors:               
Susan Gross Forneris,  PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE-A
                                       Mary Anne Rizzolo, EdD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH 

Program Session:        January 2020 - December 2020

Tuition:                          $4,000 – NLN Members; $4,500* – Non-members*

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 Application Cycle:         May 3, 2019 - October 7, 2019

 
Application Link: 
         APPLY HERE                      

Who Should Apply?

This program is designed for the experienced simulation nurse educator who wants to assume a leadership role in simulation. The program is limited to 20 participants.

Admission:

Candidates will be selected based on professional achievement, organizational responsibility, and quality of application responses. A letter of support from a supervisor is required.

 
View the 2019 Leadership Development for Simulation Educators Participants Roster