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Nancy Spear Owen is the Nursing Simulation Educator for Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY. She received a post-masters certificate in Nursing Simulation Leadership and Management from Robert Morris University (2016), a Master of Arts in Nursing Education from Pace University (2010), and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Rhode Island (1988). She is a National Certified School Nurse with 20 years of clinical experience working with diverse populations in school health, maternal child health, and public health in upstate New York. In 2011, she transitioned to nursing education. As course coordinator for community health she developed a partnership with a local not-for-profit organization serving community members living in poverty. The mutually beneficial partnership teaches students about vulnerable populations and also fosters improved health and wellness in the local community. She maintains this partnership on a volunteer basis. As Nursing Simulation Educator, she designs, teaches, and coordinates simulations for the clinical courses in the undergraduate nursing program. Her research focus is in simulation.
Research/Clinical Practice Area: Jonas Scholar – Preventive Health
Dissertation: My dissertation will involve simulation. Simulation used as a teaching strategy crosses many Jonas Scholar Research Priority Areas. Simulation research can address educational outcomes from an academic or professional development standpoint influencing student or patient outcomes.