Dr. Amy Weaver
Youngstown State University
Amy Weaver received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from West Liberty State College. She graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing – Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, with a concentration in chronic illness, from Youngstown State University and received a PhD in Nursing from Villanova University. Her dissertation examined the effect of a model demonstration during debriefing on students’ clinical judgment, self-confidence, and satisfaction during a simulated learning experience. She is a full time faculty member and coordinator of the Nursing Home Administration Program at Youngstown State University. Dr. Weaver will continue her research to contribute to best practices in simulation and debriefing. She plans to develop simulated teaching-learning strategies that will enable students to provide quality care to older adults.