Past Award Recipients

2018 Award Recipients

President’s Award

Jalene Bowersmith, CAE

Hayden Vanguard Lectureship

Bryan Dang, BSN, RN, PHN

Spirit of Leadership

Carol Durham EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Frontline Champion

Boise State Simulation Team

Best Practice Innovator

Randy Gordon, DNP, FNP-B

Excellence in Academia

Mindi Anderson PhD, ARNP, CPNP-PC, CNE, CHSE-A, ANEF

Excellence in Research

Virtual SIM Research Champions Team

Excellence in Service

Tonya Schneidereith PhD, CRNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP-AC, CNE, CHSE

Debra Spunt Grant Awardees

  • Nancy Sullivan, DNP, RN
    John Hopkins University School of Nursing
    Comparing the Gold Standard of Traditional Clinical Experience to the Simulation Experience
  • Jo Loomis, FNP, DNP, CHSE
    University of San Francisco
    Validation of a Reliable Tool for Evaluation of Nurse Practitioner Students After Learning Experiences in a Simulated Clinical Setting

Clinical Simulation in Nursing 2017 Research Article of the Year

Genevieve Beaird, Carla Nye, Leroy Thacker, II (2017). The Use of Video Recording and Standardized Patient Feedback to Improve Communication Performance in Undergraduate Nursing Students. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 13, 176-185.

Clinical Simulation in Nursing 2017 Research Article of the Year

Margaret Verkuyl, Jennifer Lapum, Oona St-Amant, Lorraine Betts, Michelle Hughes (2017). An exploration of debriefing in virtual simulation. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 13, 591-594.

Anthony Battaglia Conference Scholarship Recipients

  • Christine Singbusch
  • Maureen Bajah
  • Amanda Henson
  • Allyson Cooper
  • Hollis Caswell
  • Dixie Holden
  • Donnette Blachura Hong

 

2017 Award Recipients

President’s Award

Suzie Kardong-Edgren, PhD, RN, ANEF, CHSE, FAAN

Hayden Vanguard Lectureship

Susanna Cohen, BS, MSN, DNP, CNM

Spirit of Leadership

Julie Greenawalt, PhD, RNC, CHSE, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Frontline Champion

Jill Sanko, PhD, MS, ARNP-BC, CHSE-A, University of Miami School of Nursing & Health Studies

Best Practice Innovator

Susan Greathouse, MSN & Julie Fomenko, MSN, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Excellence in Academia

Desiree Diaz, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE-A, University of Central Florida

Excellence in Research

Kim Leighton, PhD, RN, CHSE, CHSOS, ANEF, DeVry Medical International

Excellence in Service

Trisha (Leann) Horsley, PhD, RN, CHSE, CNE, Loyola University Chicago

Debra Spunt Grant Awardees

  • Beth Burbach
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Examining the Impact of Facilitation Method in Simulation on Learning, Retention, and Performance
  • Christy Dubert
    Georgia Southern University
    A Mixed Methods Investigation Exploring the Use and Perception of Screen-based Simulation for Improving Communication Skills of Nursing Students
  • Carman Turkelson
    Beaumont Health System Royal Oak
    Using Virtual Simulation & Deliberate Practice To Promote Interprofessional Communication and Teamwork in Healthcare Professions Education

Clinical Simulation in Nursing 2016 Research Article of the Year

Zulkosky, K., White, K., Price, A., & Pretz, J. (2016). Effect of Simulation Role on Clinical Decision-Making Accuracy. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 12, 98-106.

Clinical Simulation in Nursing 2016 Research Article of the Year

Doolen, J., Mariani, B., Atz, T., Horsley, L., O’Rourke, J., McAfee, K., & Cross, C. (2016). High-fidelity simulation in undergraduate nursing education: A review of simulation reviews. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 12, 290-302.

Anthony Battaglia Conference Scholarship Recipients

  • Sufia Turner
  • Frincy Francis
  • Heather Krueger
  • Tina Dorau
  • Danett Cantey
  • Stephanie Nunes
  • Jamiee Kastler

 

2016 Award Recipients

Hayden Vanguard Lectureship

Amy Cowperthwait, M.S.N, RN, BC-ACNS

Spirit of Leadership

Suzie Kardong-Edgren, PhD, RN, ANEF, CHSE, FAAN

Frontline Champion

Fran Kamp, MS, CHSE

Best Practice Innovator

Susanna Cohen, BS, MSN, DNP, CNM

Excellence in Academia

Cynthia Foronda, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, John Hopkins University

Excellence in Research

Marian Florence Luctkar-Flude, RN, MScN, PhD(c), Queen's University, School of Nursing

Excellence in Service

Not Awarded

Debra Spunt Grant Awardees:

  • Beth Burbach
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Title: Examining the Impact of Facilitation Method in Simulation on Learning, Retention, and Performance
  • Christy Dubert
    Georgia Southern University
    Title: A Mixed Methods Investigation Exploring the Use and Perception of Screen-based Simulation for Improving Communication Skills of Nursing Students
  • Carman Turkelson
    Beaumont Health System Royal Oak
    Title: Using Virtual Simulation & Deliberate Practice To Promote Interprofessional Communication and Teamwork in Healthcare Professions Education

Clinical Simulation in Nursing 2016 Research Article of the Year

Zulkosky, K., White, K., Price, A., & Pretz, J. (2016). Effect of Simulation Role on Clinical Decision-Making Accuracy. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 12, 98-106.

Clinical Simulation in Nursing 2016 Non-Research Article of the Year

Doolen, J., Mariani, B., Atz, T., Horsley, L., O’Rourke, J., McAfee, K., & Cross, C. (2016). High-fidelity simulation in undergraduate nursing education: A review of simulation reviews. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 12, 290-302.

 

2015 Award Recipients

Debra Spunt Grant Awardees:

Clinical Simulation in Nursing 2016 Research Article of the Year

Pagano, M.,  O'Shea, R., Hetzel Campbell, S. Currie, L., Chamberlin, E., & Pates, C.  (2015). Validating the Health Communication Assessment Tool© (HCAT) 2015 Research Paper of the Year. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 11(9), 402-410.

Clinical Simulation in Nursing 2016 Non-Research Article of the Year

Husebø, S., O'Regan, S., & Nestel, D. (2015). Reflective Practice and Its Role in Simulation. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 11(8), 368-375.

 

2014 Award Recipients

Excellence in Academia

Dr. Bette Mariani PhD, RN, Villanova University

Excellence in Research

Dr. Cynthia Foronda PhD, RN, CNE, John Hopkins University, School of Nursing

Excellence in Service

Dr. Lori Lioce DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, CHSE, FAANP, The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Clinical Simulation in Nursing 2016 Research Article of the Year

Shinnick, M., & Woo, W.  (2014). Does nursing student self-efficacy correlate to knowledge when using human patient simulation? Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 10(2), 71-79.

 

2013 Award Recipients

Spirit of Leadership

Beverly Hewett, PhD, RN, Idaho State University

Excellence in Academia

Sharon Decker RN, PhD, ANEF, FAAN, Texas Tech University, Health Sciences Center

Excellence in Service

Beverly Hewett, PhD, RN, Idaho State University

Debra Spunt Grant Awardees:

  • Lynn Phillips, PhDc, MSN, RN, CNS
    University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO
    Title: Undergraduate Nursing Student Situation Awareness during Simulation
  • Arleigh Bell, MN, MAED, RN
    Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Langley, British Columbia, Canada
    Title: The Effects of a Deliberate Practice Debriefing Model During a Response to Rescue High Fidelity Patient Simulation
  • Margaret Fink, EdD, RN
    Dominican University, San Rafael, CA
    Title: Using Standardized Patients to Teach and Evaluate Spiritual Care for Patients at the End of Life

Clinical Simulation in Nursing 2016 Research Article of the Year

Aronson, B., Glynn, B., & Squires, T. (2013). Effectiveness of a role-modeling intervention on student nurse simulation competency. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9(4), 121-126.

 

2012 Award Recipients

Excellence in Academia

  • Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, Indiana University
  • Ann Sunderland, RN, BSc(Hons), NPDip, PGCHE, MMedSci, SFHEA, Leeds Metropolitan University
  • Melanie Cason,  MSN, RN, CNE, Medical University of South Carolina

Excellence in Research

Tera Kirkman, Ed.D., MSN, RN, University of North Alabama

Excellence in Service

Coleen Meakim, MSN, RN, Villanova University

Debra Spunt Grant Awardees:

Clinical Simulation in Nursing 2016 Research Article of the Year

Shinnick, M., Woo, M., Horwich, T., & Steadman, R. (2011). Debriefing: The most important component in Simulation?  Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 7(3), 105-111.

 

2011 Award Recipients

Excellence in Academia

  • Colette Foisy-Doll, RN, BScN, Grant MacEwan University
  • Julia Greenawalt - PhD, RNC, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, PhD, WHNP, Fairfield University School of Nursing

Excellence in Research

Mindi Anderson, PhD, RN, University of Texas - Arlington

Excellence in Service

  • Dawn Ferry, MSN, RN, Widener University
  • Laura Opton, MSN, CNE, RN, Texas Tech University Health System Center

Debra Spunt Grant Awardees:

 

2010 Award Recipients

Excellence in Academia

Terri Boese, MSN, RN, International University of Nursing

Excellence in Research

Valerie Howard, EdD, MSN, RN, Robert Morris University

Excellence in Service

Kim Leighton, PhD, RN, CNE, BryanLGH College of Health Sciences

Debra Spunt Grant Awardees:

  • Betsy Guimond, RN, WHNP-BC, MN
    College of Nursing, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
    Title: Evaluation of a Simulation-Enhanced Obstetric Clinical Experience on Learning Outcomes for Knowledge, Self-efficacy, and Transfer
  • Amy L. Jones, EdD, RN
    South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
    Title: Assessing Nursing Students’ Clinical judgment Through Simulated Learning
  • Susan Pauly-O'Neill, DNP, PNP
    University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Title: Comparison of Student Experience with “Significant Acute Changes in Patient Condition” during both Pediatric Simulation and Pediatric Acute Care Hospital Rotations

 

2009 Award Recipients

Excellence in Academia

Patricia Ravert, Brigham Young University

Excellence in Service

Anthony Battaglia, President and CEO of POCKET NURSE

Debra Spunt Grant Awardees:

  • Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN
    Faculty Member University of Wisconsin School of Nursing and School of Medicine
    Title: Using the Debriefing for Meaningful Learning (DML) Method of Debriefing Simulation Experiences
  • Beth Fentress Hallmark, PhD, RN
    Gordon E Inman College of Health Sciences and Nursing, Belmont University, Nashville, TN
    Title: The Relationship between Faculty Training on Debriefing and Students’ Learning Achievement, Reflective Thinking, Learning Style and Student Feelings about Debriefing
  • Kristen D. Zulkosky, MSN, RN, CCRN
    Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Science, Division of Nursing, Lancaster, PA
    Title: The Impact of Debriefing Following Recorded High Fidelity Simulation Scenarios on Knowledge Acquisition, Self-Confidence and Satisfaction: A Quasi-Experimental Study

 

2008 Award Recipients

Excellence in Academia

Patricia Ravert, Brigham Young University

Excellence in Service

Patrick Van Gele, HECV Sante Health Sciences, Lausanne, Switzerland

Debra Spunt Grant Awardees:

  • Susan Prion, EdD, RN & Judith Lambton, EdD, RN
    University of San Francisco
    Title: Simulation as an Effective Method for Teaching the Clinical Nurse Leader Role
  • Libby Archer, EdD, RN
    Baptist College of Health Sciences, Memphis, TN
    Title: Impact of Simulation on Learning: Differences in Self-reports of Learning Progress Depending on Timing of Simulation

 

2007 Award Recipients

Excellence in Academia

Colleen Meakim, MSN, RN. Villanova University College of Nursing, Villanova, PA

Excellence in Research

Marian Florence Luctkar-Flude, RN, MScN, PhD(c), Queen's University, School of Nursing

Excellence in Service

Allen Hanberg, MSN, RN , University of Utah

 

2006 Award Recipients

Excellence in Academia

Barbara Peterson South Dakota State University

Excellence in Research

Leland J. (Rocky) Rockstraw, Ph.D., RN Drexel University College of Nursing & Health Professions

Excellence in Service

Beverly Hewett- Clinical Assistant Professor/ Coordinator, Learning Res Center, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID

 

2005 Award Recipients

Excellence in Academia

Pamela Jeffries, DNS, RN, FAAN - Indiana University

Excellence in Research

Janis Childs, RN, PhD - University of Southern Maine

Excellence in Service

Meg Meccariello, MS, RN St. Joseph's Hospital College of Nursing & Reba Moyer Childress of University of Virginia

 

2004 Award Recipients

Excellence in Academia

Teri Boese, RN, MSN - University of Iowa & Debra Spunt, MS, RN, FAAN - University of Maryland

Excellence in Research

Karen Tarnow, RN, PhD - University of Kansas

Excellence in Service

Jana Berryman, ND, CNS, RN, - Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence and the Work, Education and Lifelong Learning Simulation Center

 

2003 Award Recipients

Excellence in Service

  • Kay Hodson Carlton, EdD, RN, FAAN - Ball State University and Charlene Clark, MEd, RN, FAAN, Intercollegiate College of Nursing/WSU College of Nursing
  • Julia Greenawalt - PhD, RNC, Indiana University of Pennsylvania