Certificate: Simulation and Technology

  • The Simulation and Technology certificate 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 certificate 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 12-credit certificate 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 certificate will include the following courses:

    Course Number
    Course Name
    NURS/HSAD 555
    Informatics in Health Care
    3 cr.
    NURS 711 
    Simulation in Nursing Education
    3 cr.
    NURS 864
    Technology in Nursing Education
    3 cr.
    If Education Track: 
    NURS 722/723/725 (one of these)

    3 cr.
    If Administrative Track: 
    NURS 619/729/732 (one of these)

    3 cr.

    Admission requirements: Current RN license, baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.6 GPA