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Standardized Patients Grow Student Confidence

How do healthcare providers become proficient in the physical tasks they must conduct with patients? Practice. On manikins, on peers. How do they improve their skills to ask patients questions, empathize with patients, and educate patients about their health? Practice … (Read More) Standardized Patients Grow Student Confidence

School of Nursing Staff Receives CHSOS Certification

Phil Jimenez, simulation technician for the School of Nursing, became a Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) on Sept. 5. In order to be eligible to receive a CHSOS certification, individuals must: participate in healthcare simulation in an operations role; … (Read More) School of Nursing Staff Receives CHSOS Certification

School of Nursing Celebrates First Cohort in Simulation Certificate Program

The School of Nursing celebrated its first cohort to complete the online Healthcare Simulation Certificate program. The nine credit post-baccalaureate program was designed for educators and simulation operations personnel to learn about the best practices in simulation education. The cohort … (Read More) School of Nursing Celebrates First Cohort in Simulation Certificate Program

School of Nursing Simulation Technology Mentioned in Medical Training Magazine

The School of Nursing was mentioned in the Simulation and Training Center section of Medical Training Magazine volume five issue 3 of 2016. The article highlights the nursing program for its Virtual Reality Nursing Simulation with Custom Haptic System for … (Read More) School of Nursing Simulation Technology Mentioned in Medical Training Magazine

New Online Healthcare Simulation Certificate Offered

Boise State University’s College of Health Sciences has begun accepting applications for a new online Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Simulation. The program received Idaho State Board of Education approval and will begin in fall 2015. This program is designed for … (Read More) New Online Healthcare Simulation Certificate Offered

Technology Fund Provides State-of-the-Art Equipment for New Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program

The first cohort of Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) students gathered on campus in July in the School of Nursing’s Practice Lab for the first summer session. The session was enhanced by technology made available by the Stemmler Technology Fund for … (Read More) Technology Fund Provides State-of-the-Art Equipment for New Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program

Endowed Chair Consulted on Recently Released, Landmark National Simulation Study

Suzan Kardong-Edgren, Jody DeMeyer Endowed Chair for Nursing, was a part of the team of authors on the recently released National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). “National Simulation Study: A Longitudinal, Randomized, Controlled Study Replacing Clinical Hours with … (Read More) Endowed Chair Consulted on Recently Released, Landmark National Simulation Study

Three Nursing Faculty Receive Grant to Study Effect of Intervention to Counter Workplace Incivility

Janet Willhaus, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, Cindy Clark, professor in the School of Nursing, and Suzan Kardong-Edgren, Joanna “Jody” DeMeyer Endowed Chair in Nursing, received a $5,000 grant from Sigma Theta Tau International, honor society of nursing, … (Read More) Three Nursing Faculty Receive Grant to Study Effect of Intervention to Counter Workplace Incivility

Exploring New Ideas in Simulation at Second Simulation Conference

Boise State’s School of Nursing and the National League for Nursing are co-sponsoring the Second Simulation Conference: Exploring New Ideas in Simulation on April 25-26. This two day conference, held at Boise State, will promote and improve the use of … (Read More) Exploring New Ideas in Simulation at Second Simulation Conference

Nursing Faculty Creates Simulation Cases about Veterans

By Danya Lusk Meet Butch Sampson, 62, a homeless vet exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam, and Randy Adams, 28, who saw combat in Iraq. Sampson and Adams were created by Janet Willhaus, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, … (Read More) Nursing Faculty Creates Simulation Cases about Veterans