Simulation: What Is It and What Makes It Work?

Webinar pre-recorded and released February 16, 2022

About the Webinar

Unbound Medicine presents

Simulation: What Is It and What Makes It Work?

A Collaboration Between The Organization of Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) and Unbound Medicine

YouTube video.

Simulation is widely used in nursing education but the evidence demonstrates that simulation only effectively replaces face-to-face clinical experiences when they are framed by the Healthcare Simulation Standards of Best Practice™ (HSSOBPTM). This webinar demonstrates effective strategies to effectively incorporate virtual simulation into your teaching. This presentation includes two fun video exemplars of virtual simulation.

About the Presenters

Rebecca Cockrell, MSN, RN, CHSE

Rebecca Cockrell is the Director of the Dr. George Ball Simulation Center of Hinds Community College located in central Mississippi and the Director of the Mississippi Academy for Simulation Training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She is a Certified Healthcare in Simulation Educator (CHSE) and participated in the 2019 National League of Nursing Leadership Program in Simulation. She is a member and site reviewer for the Society of Simulation in Healthcare, a member of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL), and a member of SimGhosts. She recently served as Chair of the Sim Task Force and helped to create OADN’s Virtual Simulation Reviews (VSR). She has written for the National League of Nursing TEQ blog and has presented at several international, national, and local conferences.

Rebecca Cockrell, OADN

Janeen Berndt, DNP, RN, CNE, CHSE

With over a decade of experience in higher education, Dr. Berndt offers expertise in online nursing education, competency-based learning, and patient simulation. Janeen has been a Certified Nurse Educator since 2006 and has incorporated all forms of simulation across pre- and post-licensure curricula. Among her significant accomplishments is leading undergraduate nursing programs during the COVID-19 pandemic allowing students to continue their education and graduate on time despite limitations in clinical and laboratory access. Dr. Berndt used the experiences from the pandemic to expand the continued use of virtual learning to augment competency-based learning in prelicensure nursing education. Additionally, her work in high-fidelity simulation has improved clinical experiences in nursing programs facing significant clinical site competition. Dr. Berndt holds the CNE, CHSE, and Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist certifications. Currently, she is President of the Psi Upsilon Chapter of Sigma and Chair of the OADN VSR reviewer task force.

Janeen Berndt, OADN

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Last updated: April 6, 2022