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Thursday, March 7, 2019 7:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Interprofessional Healthcare Simulation Conference 
From Simulation to Innovation and Beyond  |  March 7-8, 2019

Pre-Conference Sessions are on the morning of March 7.
Conference Sessions are in the afternoon of March 7 and all-day on March 8.


Keynote: Michelle L. Aebersold, PhD, RN, CHSE, FAAN, University of Michigan School of Nursing
Plenary: Nicole Blodgett, PhD, RN, Purdue University Northwest College of Nursing
Endnote: KT Waxman, DNP, RN, CNL, CENP, CHSE, FSSH, FAAN, University of San Francisco

UCF College of Nursing healthcare simulation experts will lead a pre-conference workshop on Simulation Development from A to Z. Other speakers are experts from the National League for Nursing, UCF College of Medicine, AdventHealth, VHA SimLEARN, Brandman University, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Pacific Lutheran University, Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, Thomas Jefferson University, University of Maryland and University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Tours of the UCF Institute for Simulation and Training will also be offered.

Who should attend

This is an interprofessional conference open to faculty, alumni, healthcare professionals, and current or prospective students of athletic training, audiology, healthcare systems administration, healthcare systems engineering, medicine, nursing, physical therapy, social work, speech-language pathology, and any other discipline where simulation can be used for educational purposes.


To promote excellence in simulation education and engage with a culture where innovation and transformation are embraced.


  • Explore innovative technologies for teaching and learning.
  • Examine challenges in operationalizing simulation and other technologies.
  • Discover ideas for future growth and sustainability of simulation programs.

This conference is co-hosted by the National League for Nursing and the University of Central Florida College of Nursing, a division of UCF's Academic Health Sciences Center.

To learn more and to register, visit: NLN-UCF Healthcare Simulation Conference website


Platinum: Gaumard
Silver: CAE Healthcare, Medline, Project Concert
Bronze: B-Line Medical, ATI, Shadow Health
Grant support: UCF Office of Research


University Tower *

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Date Location
March 7, 2019, 7:30 a.m. University Tower
March 7, 2019, 1:30 p.m. University Tower
March 8, 2019, 7 a.m. University Tower


Laura Gonzalez, PhD, APRN, CNE, CHSE-A 407-823-2744


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