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Melody Chandler RN, MSN

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Simulation Center

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Regional Simulation Center
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Voice: (940) 766-5362
  Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Institution Degree Graduation Date
Midwestern State University Masters of Science in Nursing Education Dec 15 2009 12:00AM
Midwestern State University Bachelors of Science in Nursing May 15 1994 12:00AM
Institution Position Start Date End Date
Bethania Hospital Registered Nurse April, 1992 February, 1996
Pain Rehabilitation Group/Maplewood Ambulatory Surgery Center Registered Nurse April, 2003 December, 2004
Midwestern State University Co-Director Regional Simulation Center December, 2004 May 2013
Wichita Falls Rehabilitation Hospital RN: Rehab Care Specialiat March, 1996 September, 1997
Midwestern State University Director, Regional Simulation Center May 2013 present

July, 2008                Presenter at Sigma Theta Tau International 19th International Nursing Research Congress in Singapore.  Presented a powerpoint discussion regarding the way in which the hospital nurse educators and the Regional Simulation Center lab mentors worked together using high fidelity simulation to validate annual competencies for approximately 900 members of the nursing staff at a local hospital.  Presented in a symposium focused on three components of the implementation and evaluation of the Regional Simulation Center.  Presented with Dr. Susan Sportsman, Dr. Kathleen Roberts and Marcy Beck; additional authors of the project included Pam Bradshaw, Robin Lockhart and Michelle N. Watson.

September, 2006              Presenter at Texas Society of Allied Health Professionals Annual Conference at Texas Women’s University in Denton, Texas.  Working with Debra Pardue, Respiratory Therapist, and Molly Lee, Registered Nurse and Director of the Regional Simulation Center, developed a multidisciplinary hospital in-service for nursing and respiratory therapists for competency validation of FAST (Team) advanced airway competencies using simulation based training.

June, 2005                        Attendee 5th Annual International Conference on Nursing Skills Laboratories, INACSL, San Antonio, Texas

April, 2010                         Consultant on symposium panel for simulation center operations and consortium endeavors, Tyler Community College, Tyler, Texas

June, 2010                         Attendee 9th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Center Conference (INACSL), Las Vegas, Nevada.

March, 2011                         Attendee Team Texas Summit on Advancing Healthcare through Nursing: Initiative for the Future of Nursing, San Antonio, Texas. Educational representative for the West Texas Regional Action Coalition Team.

June, 2013     Attendee to 12th annual Internationa Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning Resource Center Conference    Las, Vegas, Nevada