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Dr. Mindi Anderson, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CHSE-A, ANEF, FAAN is an Associate Professor and Director of the Healthcare Simulation Program at the University of Central Florida. She received her BSN from Texas Christian University and her PhD in Health Studies from Texas Woman’s University. She has been involved in simulation pedagogy/research for over thirteen years. Dr. Anderson has been funded for simulation studies/programs from numerous sources. She has published 28 peer-reviewed articles in national/international journals and speaks frequently on simulation-related topics. She has a passion for simulation pedagogy including, debriefing, augmented/virtual reality, game-based simulation, interprofessional education, and standardized patients. Dr. Anderson has been involved in writing INACSL Standards of Best Practice: SimulationSM for Simulation-enhanced interprofessional education (sim-IPE) (Decker et al., 2015) and was previously the Conference Chair of INACSL (2018-2019). She is an Associate Editor for Simulation & Gaming and an Editorial Board member for Simulation in Healthcare. She mentors new simulationists and continues to foster research collaborations. Dr. Anderson has completed the National League for Nursing (NLN) LEAD Program and currently serves as Faculty Association President at her College of Nursing. A large part of her work has been focused on developing policies and procedures, including those for simulation.

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