Publications

Doolen, J. (2017, January). Meta-analysis, systematic, and integrative reviews: An overview. Clinical Simulation in Nursing,(1), 28-30

Clinical Simulation in Nursing Volume 13, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages 28–30


Coffman, S. (2016). Faculty experiences teaching caring in the simulation lab.  International Journal for Human Caring, 20(4), 197-201.  doi.org/10.20467/1091-5710-20.4.197


Silvestri, L. & Silvestri-Elmore, A. (2016). Prepare your students for the NCLEX® using clinical simulation scenarios. Presented at Contemporary Forums Elsevier Faculty Development Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

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Dugan MC, McCracken CE, Hebbar KB (2016). Does Simulation Improve Recognition and Management of Pediatric Septic Shock, and If One Simulation Is Good, Is More Simulation Better? Pediatric Critical Care Medicine:July 2016 – Volume 17 – Issue 7 – p 605–614

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine:July 2016 – Volume 17 – Issue 7 – p 605–614


Rue, S., and Doolen, J. (2015).  Pseudo Standardized Patients in Undergraduate Nursing Health Assessment.  Journal of Nursing Education November 54(11)

Journal of Nursing Education (November 2015 – Volume 54 · Issue 11: 663-664)


Doolen, J., Mariani, B., Horsley, T. L., Atz, T., Orourke, J., Mecham, K., Cross, C. (2016). High-fidelity simulation in nursing education: A review of simulation reviews,
Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 12, 290-302.

Clinical Simulation in Nursing (Volume 12, Issue 7, July 2016, Pages 290–302)


Mariani, B., & Doolen, J. (2016). Nursing simulation research: What are the perceived gaps? Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 12(1), 30-36. doi:10.1016/j.ecns.2015.11.004

Clinical Simulation in Nursing (Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2016, Pages 30–36)


Doolen, J. (2015). Psychometric properties of the simulation thinking rubric to measure higher order thinking in undergraduate nursing students. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 11(1), 35-43. Doi: 10.1016/j.ecns.2014.10.007

Clinical Simulation in Nursing (Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2015, Pages 35–43)


Doolen, J. (2014). Simulation Center Helping Make Better Medicine a Reality. VegasInc
Healthcare Quarterly, 6, 16-17.


Menzel, N., Wilson, L. H., Doolen, J. (2014). Effectiveness of a poverty simulation in second life: Changing nursing student attitudes towards poor people. International Journal of Nursing Education and Scholarship, 11(1), 1-7. doi 10.1515/ijnes-2013-0076

International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship (Jan 2014)


Sherrilyn Coffman, PhD,RN; Bret Hess, MSN,RN; Marilyn Fravel, BSN,RN; Regina Willard, EdD,RN. How Faculty Infuse Caring Science in Simulation Learning with BSN Students Click for Poster Presentation


Gigi Guizado de Nathan, BA and Thomas J. Hunt, MD. Pediatric Telemedicine Group SP Encounter
for Block 1 Medical Students.

Presented at the 2013 Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE), Atlanta, GA. Click for Poster Presentation.


Doolen, J., Bar-On, M., Yucha, C.B., & Rosenburg, N.S. (2015, November). Working Together to Provide Greater Interprofessional Opportunities for Education and Research in a Simulation Environment.

Symposium presented at the 43rd Biennial Convention of Sigma Theta Tau International, Las Vegas, NV


Doolen J, Guizado de Nathan G, Johnson M, Perna C, Giddings M. The Development of a PTSD Standardized Patient Encounter. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2015. https://www.mededportal.org/publication/10265


Gigi Guizado de Nathan (co-author)

Technology Now: Simulation in Academic Medicine, March 2014


Doolen, J., Schreiber, M.P., & Greenway, J. Sepsis: A Call for Incorporation of Regional Data and Improved Education Programs

Nevada Journal of Public Health 2015


Samrat Das, MD, Jessica Doolen, PhD, APRN-C, CNE, Shona Rue, MSN, RN, Necole Leland MSN, RN, Gigi Guizado de Nathan, BA. Effect Of Collaborative Simulation Training For Pediatric Residents And Nursing Students On Team Work Skills In Patient Care.

Poster Presentation, 2015 Western Regional Meetings, January 29-31, 2015, Carmel, California


Jessica Doolen, PhD, RN, APRN-C, CNE

Clinical Simulation in Nursing, October 2014 Volume 10, Issue 10, Pages 491–493, Embracing Brain-Based Teaching and Learning Strategies


Gigi Guizado de Nathan, Jessica Doolen, Michelle Giddings, and Michael Johnson. Simulation Using Standardized Patients as a Learning Strategy for Mental Health Nursing Students.

Oral Poster Presentation at the 2014 Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) Annual Meeting


Jessica Doolen, Michelle Giddings, Michael Johnson, Gigi Guizado de Nathan, and Lysander O Badia. An Evaluation of Mental Health Simulation with Standardized Patients.

Read the published article.


Doolen, J., Giddings, M., Johnson, M. J., Guizado De Nathan, G., & Abadia, L. (2014, January 27). Simulation using standardized patients as a learning strategy for psychiatric nursing students.

Poster presented at the 14th International Meeting on Simulation Healthcare, San Francisco, CA.


Bar-on, M., Yucha, C.B., & Kinsey, J. (2013). Funding a Collaborative Simulation Center as a First Step in Inter-Professional Education.

Clinical Simulation in Nursing 9(11), e531-534. Published online November 1, 2013)
http://www.nursingsimulation.org/article/S1876-1399(13)00085-6/abstract


Yucha, C.B., Bar-on. M, Snyder, S., Frommer, D., & Baily, L. (2013). Putting It All Together: A Clinical Simulation Center that Is Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-Institutional.

In Caputi: National League of Nursing Building the Future of Nursing. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/ Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Chapter 6, pages 37-44.


Rue, Shona, MSN, RN, CPNP, CNE

Simulation Gone Wild: SIM OUT
AACN 2013 Baccalaureate Education Conference
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Baily, L., Bar-on, M., Yucha, C., & Snyder, S. J. (2012). Six Challenges Encountered in the Opening of a Multi-Institutional, Interprofessional Simulation Center.

Clinical Simulation in Nursing 9(6), e219-e223. (Published online February 20, 2012)
http://www.nursingsimulation.org/article/S1876-1399(11)00270-2/abstract