Backround and Purpose
The SESAM Nursing Special Interest Group (NurSInG) is a network for professionals dedicated and with special interest in the field and all aspects of simulation based nursing care and simulation based healthcare. The NurSInG provides SESAM members a structured environment to collaborate, research and share with each other different experiencies and knowledge no matter the distance or culture, possibiliting to get mutual support and the opportunity to look beyond our own borders.
During the last SESAM Annual Meeting (SAM) held in Glasgow in June 2019, supported and honoured by the presence and expertise of KT Waxman and guided by SESAM Executtive Committee member Esther Leon, a group of nursing simulation professionals and enthusiasts met with the objective of gathering together and meet each other, explore the needs and interest of creating a collaborative networking strategy in simulation based nursing care, and to define a leadership and governance structure for the future Nursing SIG. The meeting ended up with 23 representatives from 10 differents countries (Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, Spain, United Kingdom and USA). The Nursing SIG leadership and governance structure was also agreed.
In accordance with the aims of SESAM, the mission of NurSInG is to create and facilitate a safe and structured environment to support nursing and healthcare simulation, based on collaborative networking within nursing and other interprofessional communities through education, mentoring and research.
To improve patient and professionals safety by leading change and transforming clinical practice, promoting and supporting excellence in the field of nursing and healthcare simulation.
NurSInG Structure and Governance