Barbara Doyer, MS, BSN, RN, CHSE
California State University, Fullerton School of Nursing
Barbara is the Simulation Coordinator for the California State University, Fullerton School of Nursing. She received her Bachelor degree in Nursing at the University of San Francisco and Masters in Healthcare Administration from the University of La Verne. She has extensive experience in nursing education working with students at all levels of study. Barbara began her simulation training at Harvard’s Center for Medical Simulation and has completed an apprenticeship to achieve the highest level of training for California Simulation Alliance. She also serves as faculty for the California Simulation Alliance providing training to the next generation of educators. She is certified as an International Healthcare Simulation Educator and served as the initial co-chair of the Southern California Simulation Collaborative. Additionally, she has been developing Interprofessional Education at California State University School of Nursing and has collaborated with the different departments that are part of the College of Health and Human Development. She has been instrumental in developing partnerships with other universities to expand the interprofessional education experiences for her students . She has completed the T3 Interprofessional Team Development Program and is also a grant recipient for additional training through the Interprofessional Education eXchange, IPEX.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Piloting an Interprofessional Super Simulation Day with Optometry, Physician Assistant, Pharmacy, and Nursing Students
Background: The future of healthcare education includes the integration of interprofessional instruction and experiences to ensure all graduates are prepared to work in the collaborative, patient-centered environments of today’s healthcare system. Marshall B. Ketchum University piloted its first interprofessional education (IPE) patient simulation exercise involving approximately 200 students from OD, PA, PharmD, and RN programs. The purpose of the simulation was to allow students to apply the interprofessional skills gained during their education, and to formally evaluate their acquisition…