Dr. Claudine Dufrene Dr. Claudine Dufrene Associate Professor; Division Dean Undergraduate Programs; Cullen Trust for Higher Education; Endowed Chair in Nursing
School of Nursing
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Dr. Claudine Dufrene is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a medical/surgical nurse and a geriatric nurse practitioner and by the National League for Nursing as a Certified Nurse Educator. Her research interests are in the area of nursing education, specifically simulation and learning outcomes, as well as, healthy aging in the older adult. She serves as a manuscript reviewer for Geriatric Nursing and Nurse Education Today.

Areas of Expertise
Medical - Surgical Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, Nursing Education

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science - Nursing - University of Pheonix
  • Master of Science - Nursing - University of Pheonix
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Nursing Science - Texas Woman's University

Research

  • Dissertation (2012)

Publications

  • "Educational competencies and technologies for disaster preparedness in undergraduate nursing education: An integrative review."
    Nurse Education Today
    (2013)
  • "Successful debriefing - Best methods to achieve positive learning outcomes: A Literature Review."
    Nurse Education Today
    (2013)
  • "Healthcare partnerships: A literature review of interdisciplinary education."
    Journal of Nursing Education
    (2012) Vol. 51 Page 212-216
  • "A regional partnership to promote nursing instructor competence and confidence in simulation."
    Journal of Professional Nursing
    (2012) Vol. 27 Page e28-32

Presentations

  • "Testing the effectiveness of peer facilitated debriefing following high fidelity simulation" (2014)
    Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention
  • "Student Perceptions on Using Standardized Patients for High Stakes Testin in an Undergraduate Nursing Health Assessment Course" (2014)
    13th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference
  • "Testing the effectiveness of peer facilitated debriefing following high fidelity simulation" (2014)
    28th Annual Conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society
  • "Student Perceptions on Using Standardized Patiens for High Stakes Testing in an Undergraduate Nursin" (2013)
    9th Annual Innovations in Health Science Education Conference
  • "Student Perceptions on Using Standardized Patiens for High Stakes Testing in an Undergraduate Nursin" (2013)
    2013 Educational Symposium
  • "Enhancing Interprofessional EducationThrough Simulation" (2012)
    SSH-NLN Interprofessional Education and Healthcare Simulation Symposium
  • "Enhancing Interprofessional Education Through Simulation." (2012)
    SSH/NLN Interprofessional Educatio and Healthcare Simulation Symposium
  • "Increasing Clinical EducationCapacity Through Advanced Simulation Technology" (2011)
    10th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference
  • "Knowledge Acquisition in Baccalaureate Nursing Students Following High Fidelity Simulation" (2011)
    10th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference
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