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Certificate of Recognition: Simulation and Technology

The Simulation and Technology COR will present an avenue to prepare nurses and faculty for roles in clinical practice and education, including those teaching in licensed practical nurse (LPN), pre-licensure registered nurse (RN), graduate nursing, and staff development settings. The COR program will provide courses that focus on leadership, pedagogical teaching strategies, curriculum design or evaluation methods, designing, implementing, and evaluating simulation scenarios, informatics, teaching via distance education, and the use of technology in the classroom and clinical settings.

The 18-credit COR will include courses related to leadership, informatics, teaching strategies, and simulation for the graduate student to use technology and simulation in a clinical or lab setting under the guidance of an experienced informatics nurse or faculty. The COR will include the following courses:

  • NURS/HSAD 555 Informatics in Health Care
  • NURS 619 Leadership Strategies for Nursing
  • NURS 722/723/725* (students will select one course to complete)
    • NURS 722 Measurement and Evaluation in Nursing Education*
    • NURS 723 Program Development in Nursing Education*
    • NURS 725 Teaching Strategies for Nursing Curricula*
  • NURS 781 Simulation in Nursing Education
  • NURS 864 Technology in Nursing Education
  • Elective (advisor approval required)

Admission requirements: Current R.N. license, baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.6 GPA

Gainful Employment Program Disclosures

  • School of Graduate Studies and Research
  • Stright Hall, Room 101
    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1048
  • Phone: 724-357-2222
  • Fax: 724-357-4862
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Summer: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.