Connie Ford

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Connie Ford, Associate Professor of Nursing

Director of Simulation

Biography

Connie Bierly Ford serves as Associate Professor of Nursing and has been at Cedarville University since 1992.

Prior to coming to Cedarville University, Professor Ford held a variety of administrative, supervisory, and clinical positions. During her tenure at Cedarville University, Professor Ford has taught in both junior- and senior-level medical surgical nursing courses. As a practicing Family Nurse Practitioner, she teaches courses and clinicals in the Master of Science in Nursing program.

As Director of Clinical Simulation, she coordinates various simulated experiences for students that are designed to help them grow in clinical confidence and clinical judgment. Professor Ford is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator.

Education and Credentials

Master of Science in Nursing Education, Wright State University

Family Nurse Practitioner, Wright State University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Xavier University

Diploma of Nursing, Bethesda Hospital School of Nursing

Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator

Interests

Professor Ford has interests in clinical simulation, clinical judgment in nursing students, and actively practices as a nurse practitioner. She volunteers at a clinic for the underinsured in Greene County and works at a local clinic as well.

Contact Information

Expert Topics

  • Clinical Simulation
  • Clinical Simulation Facility Design
  • Debriefing in Clinical Simulation
  • Faculty Development
  • Family Nurse Practitioner in Retail Settings
  • Role of Family Nurse Practitioner