New and Refreshed Courses in Teaching Nursing with Simulation Now Available from the National League for Nursing

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NLN Simulation Innovation Resource Center (SIRC) Courses Feature interactive Exercises, Curriculum Integration, Debriefing, Unfolding Cases, Interprofessional Education

Simulation Innovation Resource Center

A recent study showed that 96 percent of all accredited nursing schools use simulation in some form.

A new simulation pedagogy course has been released today by the NLN, joining 10 updated courses designed to help nurse educators expand their skills in teaching simulation and meeting National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Simulation Guidelines. Online courses include interactive exercises and video clips of simulation scenarios, curriculum integration, debriefing, unfolding cases, and simulation-based interprofessional education.

The newest course, Simulation Pedagogy: What Every Nurse Educator Needs to Know, introduces simulation to all nurse educators who need to understand the unique contributions that the simulation-based educational strategy brings to the curriculum. The course presents the learning theories that underpin simulation, discusses the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning’s (INACSL) Simulation Standards the, NCSBN landmark study, and introduces the new NLN Jefferies Simulation Theory.

A recent study showed that 96 percent of all accredited nursing schools use simulation in some form. To stay current with best practices and trends in nursing and continue to help nurse educators integrate simulation into their curricula, new courses will continue to be released over the coming year.Institutional and individual access options are available through the SIRC.

About the National League for Nursing
Dedicated to excellence in nursing, the National League for Nursing is the premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. The NLN offers faculty development, networking opportunities, testing services, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its more than 40,000 individual and more than 1,200 institutional members, comprising nursing education programs across the spectrum of higher education and health care organizations.

About the NLN Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology
In today’s technology-rich environment, nurse educators need to be up-to-date on the latest innovations in, for example, simulation, e-learning, telehealth, and the integration of informatics into curricula. By advancing faculty development in emerging technologies, the Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology helps provide quality care that is accessible to all, evidence based, and leading to improved health outcomes.

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