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Roger Lankheet , MA Ed, BSN, RN-BC, CHSE

University of San Diego PhD
Home Oceanside CA United States


Roger Lankheet earned a BSN from Grand Valley State University, and a MA Ed from University of Rhode Island. He earned ANCC board certification in Nursing Professional Development and later completed post-graduate studies from the Naval Postgraduate School, earning a Healthcare Modeling and Simulation Certificate. Additionally, he has earned the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator certification from the Society for Healthcare in Simulation. He has served as a staff nurse, clinic nurse, nurse leader, nurse educator and simulation center specialist, covering a diverse range of healthcare environments. He served in the U.S. Navy for a total of 22 years; seven years as enlisted and later earned a commission in the Nurse Corps. As a naval officer, he gained extensive experience in a variety of healthcare contexts and earned the sub-specialty designations for ICU, ER, and Education and Training Management. His nursing practice background includes ICU, transport medicine, emergency medicine, family practice, maternal child & infant health, medical-surgical, and nursing staff development. He has collaborated with healthcare simulation educators to provide workshops and symposiums in Southern California to advance simulation education. Currently is employed by Gaumard Scientific as the Manager, for Simulation Education Programs. Since joining Gaumard, he has been responsible for creating over 120 programmed scenarios, along with 105 Simulation Learning Experiences, which provide a useful construct for the practice and demonstration of health care processes and skills.


Research/Clinical Practice Area: Jonas Scholar – Preventive Health
Dissertation: The efficacy of healthcare simulation in nursing education