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Nursing, Simulation, and Technology Certificate of Recognition

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Take Your Career a Step Further with Teaching

This 18-credit Simulation and Technology Certificate of Recognition prepares 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.

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 license
  • At least a 2.6 GPA

18 credits of 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
  • Fax: 724-357-3267
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.