Gaining Global Health Education from Home

July 28, 2020 by
While the pandemic canceled study abroad trips this spring, global health education continued for UCF nursing students thanks to innovative instructors.     Under the guidance of interpreters and two faculty members, a group of 10 undergraduate nursing students practiced how to provide pre-, intra- and post-operative care to medically underserved patients in rural Peru. It is what the students would have […]

Healthcare Simulation Expert Elected to International Board

Awards & Kudos
May 14, 2020 by
Associate Professor Mindi Anderson, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CHSE-A, ANEF, FAAN, one of the world’s leading healthcare simulation experts, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL). Anderson was elected to vice president of operations of INACSL, and officially will begin her […]

Gregory Welch Named 2020 Pegasus Professor

Awards & Kudos
April 1, 2020 by
Gregory Welch, PhD, the AdventHealth Endowed Chair in Healthcare Simulation at the UCF College of Nursing, has received the university’s highest faculty honor. “One of the reasons I was drawn to healthcare was I felt like it’s a place I could make an impact where I would feel especially good about helping people who help […]

Celebrating Healthcare Simulation Week 2019

Simulation & Technology
September 16, 2019 by
From using a high-fidelity mannequin to learn how to provide better care for transgender patients to augmented reality (AR) to simulate a patient’s parents so students can practice breaking bad news to loved ones, healthcare simulation is changing the way students and professionals learn, and improving patient care. UCF College of Nursing is a leader […]

Associate Professor Honored by American Academy of Nursing

Awards & Kudos
November 8, 2018 by
Mindi Anderson, an associate professor at the UCF College of Nursing, was recently inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Anderson was selected for her significant contributions over the past decade to advance nursing education through simulation best practices. She is one of 195 distinguished nurse leaders in the 2018 class of fellows. Academy […]


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