Using Simulation to Develop Feedback Competencies in Clinical Nurse Educators

Using Simulation to Develop Feedback Competencies in Clinical Nurse Educators

Simulation scenarios with nurse educators as the learners can be used to develop teaching competencies. Learn to use the benefits of high impact learning in simulation for the professional development of clinical nurse educators. The competency focus of this presentation is providing formative feedback to students in clinical experiences.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how simulation learning experiences can develop teaching competencies in clinical nurse educators
  • Implement simulation learning experiences for clinical nurse educators using the framework and scenarios presented
  • Evaluate the simulation learning experiences with instruments presented


Julie Fitzwater, MNE RN CNRN CNE

Julie S. Fitzwater MNE, RN, CNRN, CNE is the Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor of Nursing at Linfield College in Portland, Oregon. She teaches in the prelicensure BSN program in acute care nursing courses and coordinates student experiences in clinical education. Her role includes the support of clinical nursing faculty in the prelicensure program. To address the need for clinical nursing faculty development and retention, her research focuses on simulation methods to develop teaching competencies in clinical nurse educators. Julie is completing her PhD in Nursing Education at University of Northern Colorado.