Ed Goodwin, MSRT, RRT, CPFT, RRT-ACCS
Program Director, Respiratory Therapy
Jacksonville State University
Mr. Goodwin is the Department Director and Assistant Professor for Jacksonville State University Respiratory Therapy. He has 30 years of expertise in Respiratory Therapy. He is a pioneer in the development of the bachelors of science in respiratory therapy program at Jacksonville State. Currently the only bachelors degree for respiratory in the state of Alabama. He has strong organizational and analytical skills are paired with the ability to identify problems and create innovative solutions. His department has been a integral part of facilitating and cultivating a inter-professional environment.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Simulation is a component of health care education and has provided active learning experiences in a clinical laboratory setting for students for countless years. Utilizing simulators is an evidence-based teaching approach that is widely accepted and incorporated in health care education programs including nursing, advanced practice nursing, respiratory therapy, and athletic training programs. In the simulation laboratory, students experience the "next best thing" to a live patient-care setting. A simulation activity can also provide students an opportunity to develop greater self-efficacy…