Amy Daniels, MS, RN, CHSE
Amy Daniels, MS, RN, CHSE, has been a member of the University of Maryland School of Nursing faculty since 2012 and currently serves as the director of the Debra L. Spunt Clinical Simulation Labs. She facilitates simulated educational experiences in all clinical programs. Teaching using simulation since 2010, Ms. Daniels’ formal training in simulation development and facilitation came from Oregon Health Sciences University. She learned basic and graduate level debriefing practices at the Institute for Medical Simulation at Harvard’s Center for Medical Simulation. She is currently a member of INACSL’s Education Committee.
Ms. Daniels completed the 2015-2016 NLN Lead program for nurse educators transitioning into leadership positions. She received the Maryland Higher Education Commission New Nurse Faculty Fellowship Award in 2012 and in 2016, a commission grant funding for her doctoral research. She presented on simulation and debriefing at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare in 2015 and 2016, the 2014 international Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference, and the Simulation Users Network in 2013. She co-authored a qualitative research study, “Learning through Debriefing: Students’ Perspectives” in the Clinical Simulation in Nursing Journal.