CASN is pleased to announce that the
2022 Pat Griffin Scholar Award winner is
Dr. Sandra Goldsworthy
Dr. Sandra Goldsworthy is a nurse education leader who is recognized as an international simulation and critical care expert, researcher and author. She is the recipient of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation in Learning (INACSL) Excellence in Research Award and the Canadian Nurses’ Association Order of Merit in Education. Sandra has over 70 peer reviewed publications and frequently presents her research nationally and internationally. Dr. Goldsworthy is currently a Professor in the School of Nursing and at Nipissing University. In addition, she held a Research Professorship in Simulation from 2015-2019 at the University of Calgary. Sandra holds three national certifications: Canadian Nurses Association credentials in Critical Care and Medical Surgical Nursing as well as Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) Canadian Certified Nurse Simulation Educator credential (CCNSE). She is a member of several national and international committees including her roles as Director of Education for the World Federation of Critical Care Nurses Association and Co-chair of the CASN Simulation Interest Group. Dr. Goldsworthy is passionate about improving patient safety and provider preparation through simulation. Her research program focuses on the impact of simulation in building competence in recognition and response to the deteriorating patient, reduction of medication errors and improving health team communication competencies through interprofessional simulation education.
Congratulations Dr. Sandra Goldsworthy!!