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Certificate of Recognition Program

The Simulation and Technology Certificate of Recognition (COR) will present an avenue to prepare nurses and faculty for roles in clinical practice and education, including those teaching in licensed practical nursing (LPN), pre-licensure registered nursing (RN), graduate nursing, and staff development settings.  

Upon completion of the COR program, students will be able to: 

  • Utilize pedagogical principles to design, implement, and evaluate simulation as a teaching/learning strategy.
  • Develop realistic simulation scenarios for clinical instruction.
  • Employ appropriate strategies to evaluate student learning by using simulation and technology.
  • Effectively use current technologies in a academic or clinical practice setting.
  • Incorporate technology as a nurse leader in a clinical or academic setting. 

In order to be admitted into the program, you must have: 

  • Graduated from a baccalaureate program
  • A current RN licencse
  • At least a 2.6 GPA

Students must successfully complete 18 credits of the required courses

  • NURS/HSAD 555: Health Care Informatics
  • NURS 619: Leadership Strategies for Nursing
  • NURS 722/723/725* (students select one course)
    • NURS 722: Measurement and Evaluation in Nursing Education
    • NURS 723: Program and Development in Nursing Education
    • NURS 725: Teaching Strategies for Nursing Curricula
  • NURS 781: Simulation in Nursing Education
  • NURS 864: Technology in Nursing Education 
  • Elective: Must have advisor approval 
  • Nursing and Allied Health Professions Department
  • Johnson Hall, Room 210
    1010 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2557
  • Allied Health Programs: 724-357-7647
  • Graduate Nursing (MS): 724-357-7647
  • PhD Nursing: 724-357-3269
  • Fax: 724-357-3267
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.