James Cleveland, PhD, MSN, RN
Director of Simulation Center and Assistant Professor/Clinical
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Dr. James Cleveland is the Director for the Center for Simulation Innovation (CSI), and faculty member at UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing. He served in the Army as Lieutenant Colonel after nearly 28 years of combined military service specializing in Emergency and Trauma Nursing earning Certification in Emergency Nursing (CEN). He served in the Gulf War and Operation Joint Endeavor and was a member of a DOD initiative, The Joint Trauma Training Center, where he taught trauma care. He conducted research using simulation for trauma teams publishing use of high-fidelity patient simulation (HFPS) findings for military surgical teams.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration (LINC), is a requirement for institutional accreditation designed to advance interprofessional education (IPE) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio). All five schools (dentistry, graduate biomedical sciences, health professions, medicine, and nursing) are actively engaged in achieving QEP goals: to integrate IPE activities into programs’ curricula and to cultivate IPE knowledge and skills in faculty, staff, and students. UT Health San Antonio has…