Oral Presentations & Workshops


  1. Tofil NM, White ML, Zinkan JL, Youngblood AQ, Fiore C, Mcleod C, Rutherford C. Simulation on a shoestring: Just do it. 10th Annual Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. Phoenix, AZ, January 2010.

  2. Mitchell MS, White ML, Tofil NM, Zinkan, L, Youngblood AQ, King WD, Wang HE. Paramedic king airway insertion versus endotracheal intubation in simulated pediatric respiratory arrest. Oral Presentation for Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Phoenix, AZ, June 2010.

  3. Jones NE, White M, Tofil N, Pickens M, Youngblood A, Zinkan L, Baker M. Disaster medical assistance team training using high fidelity medical simulation. Oral Presentation for National Association of Emergency Medical Providers, Tucson, AZ, January 2012. Award for best disaster research presentation.

  4. Zinkan JL, Peterson DT, White ML, Youngblood AQ, Smith G, Parker WT, Tofil NM. High-fidelity simulation as part of teen trauma prevention program. Oral Presentation for Society of Trauma Nurses 2012 Annual Conference, Savannah GA, April, 2012.

  5. Soong AD, Hines KC, Evans HH, White ML, Tofil NM, Zinkan JL, Youngblood AQ. Curriculum regarding grandparent caregivers for pediatric residents. Oral Presentation for the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, October 2012.

  6. White ML, Youngblood AQ, Zinkan JL, Peterson DT, Tofil NM. The day the simulator died -- Using simulation to foster communication about death and dying. 5th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops, New York, NY, April 2013.

  7. White ML, Zinkan JL, Youngblood AQ, Peterson DT. One size fits all: Adapting scenarios for non-traditional audiences and varying levels of learning. 5th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops, New York, NY, April 2013.

  8. White ML, Tofil NM, Bateman L, O'Neill L, Youngblood AQ, Zinkan JL, Dure L, Needham B. Use of high-fidelity simulation to explore pediatric critical care and emergency physicians' communication surrounding end-of-life care. 5th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops, New York, NY, April 2013.

  9. White ML, Tofil NM, Joliffe C, Zinkan JL, Youngblood AQ, Peterson DT, Yung YY, Bernard D. A simulation course focusing on forensic evidence collection improves pediatric knowledge and standardizes curriculum for child abuse. 5th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops, New York, NY, April 2013.

  10. Nassetta LB, Tofil NM, Youngblood AQ, Zinkan JL, Eschborn S, Peterson DT, White ML. Diagnostic error in the care of simulated pediatric inpatients. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference, New Orleans, LA, August 2013.

  11. Youngblood AQ, Zinkan JL, Peterson DT, Parsons G, Prier M, Leonard MK, Tofil NM, White ML. The use of simulation in a School Nurse Workshop. 6th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops, Vienna, Austria, April 2014.

  12. Peterson DT, Holt RL, Zinkan JL, Youngblood AQ, White ML, Tofil NM. A hybrid simulation for genetic counselors utilizing a standardized patient and infant manikin. 6th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops, Vienna, Austria, April 2014.

  13. White M, Peterson D, Sawyer T, Youngblood A, Lemke D, Doughty C, Chang T. Simulation for procedural and psychomotor skills. 6th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops, Vienna, Austria, April 2014.

  14. Youngblood AQ, Zinkan JL, Peterson, DT. The Magic of Simulation in a School Nurse Workshop. 2014 International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference, Orlando, Florida, June 2014.

  15. Youngblood AQ, Zinkan JL, Cooper A, Peterson DT. Family Centered Simulation. 2014 International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference, Orlando, Florida, June 2014.

  16. Watts P, Dailey K, Youngblood A. Facilitating the facilitator: Training Embedded Simulation Participants. 2014 International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference, Orlando, Florida, June 2014.

  17. Gore T, Watts P, Lioce L, Pence J, Youngblood AQ, Childress RM, Hallmark B, Freeze D. Developing a Statewide Simulation Alliance and Consortium: Panel Discussion. 2014 International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference, Orlando, Florida, June 2014.

  18. Epps C, Peterson DT. Metrics and Outcome Measures for Accreditation. 15th Annual Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. New Orleans, LA, January 2015.

  19. Peterson DT, Watts P, Epps C, White ML. Creating a Faculty Development Plan: A Tiered Approach. 15th Annual Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. New Orleans, LA, January 2015.

  20. Peterson DT, Onello R, Daniels AL, Wong N, Kolbe M, Krogh K. D-Squared: How Debriefing the Debriefer Can Take Faculty Development to the Next Level. 15th Annual Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. New Orleans, LA, January 2015.

  21. Youngblood AQ, Zinkan JL, Peterson DT. Using Simulation for Physical and Occupational Therapists in the Pediatric Hospital Setting. 7th International Pediatric Simulation Symposium and Workshops 2015, Vancouver, Canada, May 2015.

  22. Nassetta L White ML, Eschborn S, Peterson DT, Zinkan JL, Youngblood AQ, Tofil NM. Simulation to Induce and Study Premature Closure Diagnostic Error National Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) conference, New Orleans, LA August 2013 (Podium presentation).

  23. Sunallah, R, White ML, Pruitt C, Tofil NM, King C, Epps C, Arceneaux J, Lorbeke M, Alrasheed T. Varying Patient Position and Cervical Spine Immobilization Method in a Pediatric Airway Manikin, AAP October 2015, San Diego, CA AAP - Willis Wingert Section on Emergency Medicine award for best resident/fellow paper presented.

  24. Cheng A, Brown L, Duff J, Davidson J, Overly F, Tofil NM, Peterson DT, White ML, Bhanji F, Gottesman R, Adler M, Zhong J, Grant V, Sudikoff S, Charnovich A, Duval-Arnould J, Hunt E, Kessler D, Lin Y, Robertson N, Doan Q, Wong H, Nadkarni V. Improving CardioPulmonary Resuscitation with a CPR Feedback Device And Refresher Simulations (CPR CARES Study): A Multicenter, Randomized Trial. 15th Annual Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. New Orleans, LA, January 2015. First place winner - Research Abstracts.

  25. Nassetta L, White ML, Eschborn S, Peterson DT, Zinkan JL, Youngblood AQ, Tofil NM. Simulation to Induce and Study Premature Closure Diagnostic Error Southern Society of Pediatric Research New Orleans, LA February 2013.

  26. Tyner T, Schaefer S, Powell J, Walker K, Troxler B, Tarn V, Tofil NM, Walley SC. Smoking Cessation Counseling: A Simulation Enhanced Curriculum to Improve Communication Skills in Pediatric Residents. Oral presentation at Southern Society for Pediatric Research meeting, New Orleans, LA (2016).

  27. Duerring SA, White ML, Tofil NM, Nafziger SM, Pruitt CM, Shah MI, Doughty CB, Baker MD. Application of Pediatric Simulation Training for emergency prehospital providers. Accepted for an Oral Presentation for Southern Society for Pediatric Research February 2016, First author awarded Trainee Travel Grant.

  28. Winter L, Rutledge C, Zinkan JL, Tofil NM. Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice: Bringing it Home to your Institution. 8th International Pediatric Simulation Symposium and Workshops, Glasgow, UK, May 2016.

  29. Invited Professor – facilitate Oral presentations at the 17th Annual International Society of Simulation in Health care Conference – Orlando, FL January 2017 (40 people).

  30. Dye, C. Simulated Encounter in Primary Care. Oral presentation for Southern Regional Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2017.

  31. Invited Professor of Simulation – Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia May 2017 (25 people).

  32. Zinkan, J.L., Tofil, N. The Vigilant Nurse. Oral presentation for Pediatric Professional Day, Children’s of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, May 2017.

  33. Zinkan, J.L. Nursing Vigilance: Simulation to Decrease Codes Outside the Intensive Care Unit. Oral presentation for INACSL, Washington, D.C., June 2017.

  34. Rutledge C, Swinger N, Cotti-Rausch M, Zinkan JL, Gaither S, Tofil NM. Rapid cycle deliberate practice to improve in-situ mock code performance. 9th International Pediatric Simulation Symposium and Workshops, Boston, MA, June 2017.

  35. Dye C, Gaither S, Tofil NM. Simulated Encounter in Primary Care: Simulation use to navigate an adolescent well child visit that is anything but well. 9th International Pediatric Simulation Symposium and Workshops, Boston, MA, June 2017.

  36. Zinkan, J.L., Simulation 2017, Oral presentation for Laerdal SUN, Tuscaloosa, AL, August, 2017.

  37. Rogers A, Schuh A, Weisgerber M, Renuka M, Blankenburg R, Hilgenberg S, Rassbach C, Yemane L, Collins K, Tofil NM, Mangold K, Mirchandani D, frey-Vogel A, Scott-Vernaglia S, Sparger K. Simediation: The Use Of Simulation In Remediation To Diagnose, Coach, And Assess Struggling Learners. Association of Pediatric Program Directors. Atlanta, Georgia. March 2018.

  38. Norwood C. Simulation as a Platform to Address Performance Improvement Initiatives. International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. May 2018.

  39. Tofil NM, Joyner B, Rutledge C, Zinkan JL, Norwood C, Gaither S. Mock Code Development - Two programs over 10 years – 10th Annual International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 2018.

  40. Cameron B, Norwood C. Kids- They’re Not Just Tiny Adults! The Essentials for Pediatric Simulation. SimGHOSTS. Memphis, Tennessee. July 2018.

  41. Surapa Raju S, Rutledge C, Tofil NM. Long term PALS retention following Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice (RCDP). 11th Annual International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops. Toronto, Canada. May 2019.

  42. Tofil NM, Cheng A, Yiqun L, Davidson J, Hunt W, Chatfield J, Mackinnon L, Kessler D. CPR Coaches: Do They Effect Team Workload During a Simulated Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Arrest Scenario? 11th Annual International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops. Toronto, Canada. May 2019.

  43. Norwood C, Zinkan JL, Wise K, Gaither S, Rutledge C, Tofil NM. Staff Retention Through Simulation-based Remediation. 20th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. San Diego, CA. January 2020.