Faculty

Peggy P. Hill is an associate lecturer and simulation facilitator for pre-licensure and RN to BSN undergraduate nursing students. A Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator, her research focus is on the use of simulation-based education. She has published and presented on simulation, virtual simulation and other topics, including interruption management skills. Passionate about preparing new nurses for a safe and effective transition to practice, Hill was recognized as Instructor of the Year by the Florida Nursing Student Association in 2019. She has been an RN since 1996, serving in a variety of specialties including endoscopy, medical-surgical, orthopedics, neurology, school health and home health nursing, and maintains a clinical practice in gastrointestinal perioperative care.

Education
  • PhD, University of Central Florida
  • MSN, University of Central Florida
  • BSN, Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Simulation, University of Central Florida
Selected Honors & Awards
  • Doctoral Research Award, National League for Nursing/Southern Nursing Research Society, 2021
  • Instructor of the Year Faculty Excellence Award, Florida Student Nurses Association, 2019
Selected Professional Activities
  • Governance Committee, Sigma Honor Society of Nursing
  • Mindfulness Interest Group, Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • Southern Nursing Research Society
  • International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning
  • Florida Healthcare Simulation Association

Expertise & Research

Expertise
  • Augmented Reality
  • Gaming / Mobile Apps
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Nursing Education
  • Quality / Safety
  • Simulation
  • Technology
  • Virtual Reality
Research Areas
  • Quality, Safety & Patient Outcomes
  • Simulation, Technology & Modeling
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