Simulation Education Certificate Faculty
The Simulation Education Graduate Certificate program is taught by experts in the field of patient simulation. The faculty have years of experience, typically learning how to integrate simulation into the curriculum before there were journals, listservs, and research to assist in the process! Faculty have served on the Board of Directors for the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning, as well as held leadership positions in other simulation projects. Dr. Nicole Harder of Manitoba, Canada, and Dr. Barbara Sittner of Lincoln, Nebraska, are nurse educators who are actively involved with the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning organization and active in simulation scholarship (publications, presentation, research).
Professor of Nursing
Dr. Sittner is a member of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL) and serves as chair of the Standards Committee. Barbara has been on the Editorial Board for the Clinical simulation in Nursing journal and is active as a peer reviewer. she has been involved with integration simulation into nursing education since 2004 and her research interests include improving learning and health care outcomes with simulation.
Nicole Harder, PhD, RN
Dr. Harder has been with the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Nursing since 2000, and is also an adjunct faculty member with Bryan College of Health Sciences teaching in the graduate level Certificate in Simulation Education. Nicole was recently on the board of directors for INACSL, and has provided many education sessions, presentations, and keynote presentations on simulation in nursing education. She is a reviewer for many journals, and is one of two associate editors for the journal Clinical Simulation in Nursing, a position held since 2011.