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Praise for  the second edition of Mastering Simulation: A Handbook for Success

“The first edition of Mastering Simulation contained all the essentials, but since its publication in 2014, there have been phenomenal advancements in both the art and science of simulation. The second edition’s editors and authors capture those changes, describe current best practices, and again provide an essential reference for ‘mastering simulation.’ Perfect timing and a ‘masterful’ job!”

–Mary Anne Rizzolo, EdD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH
Consultant, National League for Nursing

“These renowned editors have thought of everything! From novice to expert simulationists, there is something for everyone. This book takes the reader through the various stages of simulation design and application, with considerations for both academic and clinical environments. The chapters on research, operations, and career building round out an already exceptional book. If you are involved in simulation, you must have this book on your shelf.”

Nicole Harder, PhD, RN, CHSE, CCSNE
Assistant Professor, College of Nursing Mindermar Professor in Human Simulation; Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; 
Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Simulation in Nursing

Mastering Simulation: A Handbook for Success cover with four nurses discussing a chart.INDIANAPOLIS—COVID-19 has taken students out of their everyday clinical practice environments. As a result, simulation has become an even more important part of learning about patient care. Meant for both new and experienced simulation educators as well as students, the second edition of Mastering Simulation: A Handbook for Success is an invaluable resource that guides the reader from the foundations of simulation to implementation, evaluation, and management.

Authors Janice Palaganas, PhD, RN, NP, ANEF, FAAN, FSSH, Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAONL, FAAN, and Beth Mancini, PhD, RN, NE-BC, FAHA, FSSH, ANEF, FAAN, have fully updated each chapter with current information and added a new chapter on the use of simulation along a continuous learning system. The second edition also includes new guidance on using simulation as a continuous learning system, understanding the new levels of fidelity, and implementing new debriefing styles and methods.

“Just as aviation uses simulation to teach CRM to its professionals, healthcare can use simulation to develop highly functional teams,” said author Beth Ulrich.

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Mastering Simulation: A Handbook for Success, Second Edition
By Janice Palaganas, PhD, RN, NP, ANEF, FAAN, FSSH; Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAONL, FAAN; and Beth Mancini, PhD, RN, NE-BC, FAHA, FSSH, ANEF, FAAN
Published by Sigma, 2020
ISBN-13: 9781948057332
EPUB ISBN: 9781948057349
PDF ISBN: 9781948057356
MOBI ISBN: 9781948057363
Price: US $59.95
Format: Soft cover
Page Count: 352
Trim Size: 8x10

About the authors:

Janice C. Palaganas, PhD, RN, NP, ANEF, FAAN, FSSH, is Director of Educational Innovation and Development for the Center for Medical Simulation at Harvard Medical School. She is also an associate professor and Associate Director of the PhD Health Profession Programs at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions.

Beth Tamplet Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAONL, FAAN, is a professor at the Cizik School of Nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. A nationally recognized thought leader, she is known for her research in nursing work environments and experiences of new graduate nurses as they transition to the workforce.

Mary E. (Beth) Mancini, PhD, RN, NE-BC, FAHA, FSSH, ANEF, FAAN, is a professor and Senior Associate Dean for Education Innovation at the University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation. She is internationally recognized for her groundbreaking work in simulation and in high-quality, accelerated online education.

About Sigma:
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