Join the Experts for Healthcare Simulation Week

College & Campus News
September 9, 2021 by
Learn about the latest research and best practices in this rapidly developing discipline at an interdisciplinary Facebook Live event with Johns Hopkins University, daily SIM talks, a new hologram technology demonstration, and more. Healthcare simulation is important to improving the safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of patient care and outcomes. To increase awareness of the profession, […]

Healthcare Organization Honors Simulation Expert in College of Nursing

Awards & Kudos
April 16, 2021 by
Syretta Spears, assistant director of the UCF Simulation, Technology, Innovation and Modeling (STIM) Center in the College of Nursing, is among the world’s first 25 professionals to receive the advanced certified healthcare simulation operations specialist (CHSOS-A) designation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. In addition, in other related news, the College of Nursing’s Healthcare […]

Nursing Professor Named Healthcare Simulation Educator of the Year

Awards & Kudos
March 9, 2021 by
Professor Mindi Anderson, inaugural director of UCF’s Healthcare Simulation graduate program in the College of Nursing, today was named 2020 Educator of the Year by the international Society for Simulation in Healthcare. In addition to her accomplishments and research, Anderson’s “growing national and international reputation as an independent investigator and major contributor in advancing the […]

2021 UCF Women’s History Month Honorees

Awards & Kudos
March 2, 2021 by
Each March, Faculty Excellence honors 31 women for their impact on students and UCF’s campus community. This year, as we continue to charge on during a pandemic, our women faculty have not wavered in their commitments as mentors, role models, friends, researchers and teachers. Among this year’s honorees are two faculty members from the College […]

New Healthcare Simulation Continuing Education Opportunity

College & Campus News
February 4, 2021 by
  Leveraging its faculty expertise in healthcare simulation, UCF College of Nursing is partnering with the Society for Simulation in Healthcare to present a new continuing education opportunity. The one-day, live and interactive online course will be led by UCF’s healthcare simulation experts and will prepare healthcare professionals to become a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator […]

UCF Celebrates 25 Years of Online Learning with Top-15 U.S. Ranking

Academics
January 26, 2021 by
U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked UCF among the Best Online Bachelor’s programs in the nation — this time, coming in at No. 14.     “Our high rankings are a testament to the terrific work of our talented faculty and instructional designers who produce engaging, high-quality courses that support our students’ success […]

From Awareness to Action, Diverse Simulations Seek to Reduce Healthcare Disparities

Faculty News
December 7, 2020 by
Research grant prepares UCF nursing students to improve care for prenatal and postpartum minority populations   The U.S. population is becoming more diverse and therefore, so are the patients seeking healthcare. But for these growing number of patients, their healthcare outcomes are often vastly different compared to white patients. Among the most staggering statistic is […]

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