Two distinguished simulation nurse educators from the South region were among the 16 international simulation educators awarded the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator-Advanced at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare in February, according to a news release. Both have had leadership roles in National League for Nursing initiatives related to the Leagues support of simulation in nursing education.
Mindi Anderson, RN, PhD, CPNP-PC, ANEF simulation coordinator and assistant professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, is one of the authors responsible for the expert content on the NLN Simulation Information Resource Center.
Maureen Tremel, RN, MSN, ARNP, CNE and a professor in the nursing program at Seminole State College of Florida in Sanford, was a Health Information Technology Scholar. The program was a Health and Resource Services Adminstration-supported collaboration between the NLN and select nursing schools to integrate health information technology into the nursing curriculum.
The societys advanced certification demonstrates the necessity for simulation educators to continue to hone their skills and reach for higher standards, NLN CEO Beverly Malone, RN, PhD, FAAN, said in the news release.