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Villanova Nursing’s Dr. Gail Furman Earns Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator-Advanced® Credential

Dr. Gail Furman

The Society for Simulation in Healthcare and Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing announced today that Clinical Professor Gail Furman, PhD, RN, CHSE-A, Executive Director, Simulation and Learning Resource Center, has earned the international Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator-Advanced® (CHSE-A®) credential.

Dr. Furman submitted a portfolio that demonstrated her advanced performance as an educator in the healthcare simulation field. This was peer-reviewed against established standards of performance.

The comprehensive CHSE-A® credential covers educational theory, design, and delivery simulation principles, as well as leadership and demonstrated impact on the field to meet the needs of healthcare learners at all levels.

Dr. Furman joins the ranks of 88 individuals from 13 countries who have achieved this distinction.

The largest healthcare simulation organization in the world, the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) is a 501(c)3 organization with more than 4,900 members from more than 60 countries. SSH’s purpose is to serve a global community of practice enhancing the quality of healthcare.