|Midwestern State University||Masters of Science in Nursing Education||2009|
|Midwestern State University||Bachelors of Science in Nursing||1994|
|Employer||Position||Start Date||End Date|
|Midwestern State University||Co-Director Regional Simulation Center||12/11/2021||05/01/2013|
|Pain Rehabilitation Group/Maplewood Ambulatory Surgery Center||Registered Nurse||04/11/2021||12/11/2021|
|Midwestern State University||Director, Regional Simulation Center||05/01/2013|
|Wichita Falls Rehabilitation Hospital||RN: Rehab Care Specialiat||03/11/1996||09/11/1997|
|Bethania Hospital||Registered Nurse||04/11/1992||02/11/1996|
September, 2006 Presenter at Texas Society of Allied Health Professionals Annual Conference at Texas Women’s University in Denton, Texas. Working with Debra Pardue, Respiratory Therapist, and Molly Lee, Registered Nurse and Director of the Regional Simulation Center, developed a multidisciplinary hospital in-service for nursing and respiratory therapists for competency validation of FAST (Team) advanced airway competencies using simulation based training.
April, 2010 Consultant on symposium panel for simulation center operations and consortium endeavors, Tyler Community College, Tyler, Texas
June, 2005 Attendee 5th Annual International Conference on Nursing Skills Laboratories, INACSL, San Antonio, Texas
June, 2010 Attendee 9th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Center Conference (INACSL), Las Vegas, Nevada.
June, 2013 Attendee to 12th annual Internationa Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning Resource Center Conference Las, Vegas, Nevada
March, 2011 Attendee Team Texas Summit on Advancing Healthcare through Nursing: Initiative for the Future of Nursing, San Antonio, Texas. Educational representative for the West Texas Regional Action Coalition Team.
July, 2008 Presenter at Sigma Theta Tau International 19th International Nursing Research Congress in Singapore. Presented a powerpoint discussion regarding the way in which the hospital nurse educators and the Regional Simulation Center lab mentors worked together using high fidelity simulation to validate annual competencies for approximately 900 members of the nursing staff at a local hospital. Presented in a symposium focused on three components of the implementation and evaluation of the Regional Simulation Center. Presented with Dr. Susan Sportsman, Dr. Kathleen Roberts and Marcy Beck; additional authors of the project included Pam Bradshaw, Robin Lockhart and Michelle N. Watson.