KT Waxman

KT Waxman

Associate Professor; Director, Executive Leadership DNP Program

Program Director • Full-Time Faculty

(925) 413-1929 Cowell 324

Biography

KT Waxman, DNP, MBA, RN, CNL, CENP, CHSE, FSSH, FAAN

Dr. KT Waxman is a national nurse leader and executive with extensive experience in healthcare and corporate settings. She is an associate professor and the director of the Executive Leadership Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. She is also the director of the California Simulation Alliance (CSA) at HealthImpact and is the editor-in-chief for Nursing Administration Quarterly (NAQ). An internationally recognized speaker and author, Waxman is past president of the Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL) and past board member, serving as treasurer, for the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL). She is currently the immediate past president of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), a 4,400+ member international, inter-professional organization.

Her work has been published extensively, and can be found in the Journal for Simulation in Healthcare, Clinical Simulation for Nursing, Journal of Nursing Education, NAQ, Nurse Leader and Creative Nursing journals. She has authored 3 books and numerous book chapters on finance and budgeting and simulation.

Dr. Waxman received a DNP from the University of San Francisco, with an emphasis on health systems leadership and a concentration in clinical simulation. She holds the following certifications: Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), Certification in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP), Certification as a Simulation Healthcare Educator (CHSE), and is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (FAONL), and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (FSSH).

Appointments
Chair, USF SONHP Faculty Association
Member, USF University Budget Advisory Committee
Past chair, Healthcare Leadership and Innovations department
Past Director, Masters in Healthcare Simulation Program
Past Chair, Simulation Committee
Education
USF, DNP, 2008
University of La Verne, MBA, 1991
University of La Verne, BS, 1985
Experience
Editor-in-Chief, Nursing Administration Quarterly
Past president, Society for Simulation in Healthcare
Past Association for California Nurse Leaders
Vice President, Patient Care Services, Tenet Healthcare
Chief Nursing Officer, Tenet Healthcare
President and CEO, Waxman & Associates
Expertise
Leadership development
Simulation
Financial Management in Healthcare
Project management for the nurse executive
Research
Nursing leadership
Healthcare simulation
Regulation and policy in nursing
Awards & Distinctions

 Recipient of the prestigious Spunt lecture at the NLN Education Summit, September, 2019

Taquino, N., Borges, W. Waxman, K.T., (2018). Award for best practice in Academic/Service Partnerships. American Academy of Colleges of Nursing.

Waxman, K.T. (2014) American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award. Springer Publishing Company.

Waxman, K.T. (2013) Awarded “Best Practice in Education” by the Association of California Nurse Leaders.

Waxman, K.T. (2008) Awarded the Dean’s Medal for “Promoting Professionalism Among the Students in the School of Nursing” at USF.

Waxman, K.T. (2008) Awarded the “Nurse Director” scholarship by the American Organization of Nurse Executives.


Professional Activities

Present: Immediate Past-President, Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH)

2020: Member, Nominations Committee, SSH

2018: President-elect (Presidency begins in January, 2019), Society for Simulation in Healthcare

2016-2019: Chair, Fellow designation committee, American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)

2018-2019: Member, SSH Finance and Audit committee

2018: Member, AONE Nurse Executive Leadership Program work group

2017: Fellow in the Society of Simulation in Healthcare (SSH)

2017-Present: Member, SSH governance committee

2016: Member, Nominations Committee, Society for Simulation in Healthcare

2015: Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing

2015-2016: Chair, Media and Communications Committee, SSH

2013-2015: Treasurer, (elected position) American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)

2014-2015: Member, AONE Strategic Planning Committee

2013-2015: Executive Board Member, AONE

2013-2015: Member, American Hospital Association Operations and Audit Committee

2013-Present: Member, American Nurses Association-California (ANA-C)

2012-Present: Editorial Board Member, Journal of Clinical Simulation in Nursing

2012-Present: Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Simulation in Nursing

2009-Present: President, Chelsea’s Hope Lafora Research Foundation

2005-Present: Member, Society for Simulation in Health Care (SSH)

2005-Present: Member, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning

2003-Present: Executive Advisory Board Member, Nurse.com (Gannett)

1989-Present: Member, AONE

1985-Present: Member, Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL)

2006-2013: Chair, planning committee, Magic in Teaching conference

2011-2013: Co-chair, International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH)

2011-2013: Reviewer, abstract submissions, IMSH

2011-2012: Education committee member, AONE

2011-2012: Chair, Membership Committee, Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH)

2010-2011: Vice Chair, Membership Committee, SSH

2010-2011: Vice Chair, Nominations and bylaws committee, SSH

2010-2011: Member, AONE Education Committee

2010-2011: Board member, Sigma Theta Tau, Xu Ni chapter

2004-2009: Advisory Board Member, California Institute for Nursing and Health Care (CINHC)

2007-2008: Planning committee member, INACSL

2005-2006: Member, AONE Institute: Rewards and Recognition, AONE

1998-1999: President, Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL)

1998-1999: Board Member, California Political Action Committee (CHPAC)

1998-1999: Board Member, California Healthcare Association (CHA)

1997-1998: President-elect, ACNL

1996-1997: Board Liaison, Member Services Committee

1995-1997: Board Member, North, Organization of Nurse Executives (ONE)-California

1995-1996: Committee Chair, Health Policy, ONE-California

1993-Present: Member, East Bay Association of California Nurse Leaders (EBACNL)

1993-1994: Chair, Area Program Committee, ONE-California

1992-1993: Member, Program Committee, AONE,

1992-1993: Member, Area Program Committee, ONE-California

1990-1992: Member, Los Angeles Nursing Administrators Council


Grant Awards

Waxman, KT. (2015). $4,000, Faculty development award for research to conduct study on faculty development.

Lambton, J, Waxman, KT (2012). $1.7M Project Director, Department of Defense grant for development of a simulation laboratory and simulation research at University of San Francisco. Principle Investigator: Professor Judith Lambton EdD, RN.

Waxman, KT, Patterson, B. (2011) $25,000, Doctors Company Foundation. Awarded grant to help fund Magic in Teaching Conference through the California Institute for Nursing & Health Care

Orlowski, C, Waxman, KT (2011). $300,000, Kaiser Permanente Community Benefits Program. Creation of the Southern California Simulation Alliance.

Jones, D, Waxman, KT, Orlowski, C.(2009) $790,000, Kaiser Permanente Community Benefits Program. Creation of the Southern California Simulation Alliance.

Waxman, KT, Jones, D. (2006)$890,000, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation: Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative. Development of the Bay Area Simulation Collaborative

Waxman, KT, Jones, D. (2005) $75,000, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation: Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative. Funding for the Magic in Teaching Conference in San Francisco.

Waxman, KT, Jones, D. (2005) $75,000, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation: Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative. Development of the Centralized Faculty Resource Center.

Waxman, KT, Jones, D., Epperly, B. (2004) $250,000, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation: Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative. Development and implementation of the Centralized Clinical Placement System.


Publications, peer-reviewed and professional

Waxman, KT, Rowniak, S., Donovan, J. B.L., & Selix, N. (2020, October). Using simulation to provide culturally competent care to transgender and gender nonconforming patients. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 47(C), 48-51.

Gilbert, M., Waxman, KT., Congenie, K., Gilbert, G. (2020). The Scope of Hospital-based Simulation in California. JONA (accepted)

Waxman, KT., Bowler, F., Kardong-Edrgren, S., Forneris, S., Rizzolo. (2019). Simulation as a nursing education disrupter. Nursing Administration Quarterly.

Waxman, K.T., Shum, C., Nichols, A., Forsey, L. (2019). Exploring Faculty Perceptions about Simulation Training: Influence on Career, Confidence, Knowledge and Skill Acquisition and Competence. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship. 20180067, (1-7)

Waxman, KT., & Massarweh, L. (2018). Finance for the Nurse Executive Nurse Leader, 4,120- 126. Kardong-Edgren, S., Gore, T.,

Waxman, KT., Willhaus, J. (2018). Sharing student performance information in simulation: A debate. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, (17), 58-62.

Waxman, KT., Roussel, L., Herrin-Griffith, D., D’Alfonso, J. (2017). The AONE Nurse Executive Competencies: 12 years later. Nurse Leader, 4,120-126.

Martin, E., Waxman, KT. (2017). Generational differences and professional membership. Nurse Leader, 4, 127-130.

Waxman, K.T., Shum, C., Nichols, A., Forsey, L. (2017). The impact of simulation education on faculty practice. Clinical Simulation in Nursing (submitted)

Waxman, KT. (2016). Sustaining a statewide simulation alliance. Clinical Simulation in Nursing. 12, 448-452.

Lyle-Edrosolo, G., Waxman, K.T. (2016). Aligning Healthcare Safety and Quality Competencies:

Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN), The Joint Commission, and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet® Standards Crosswalk. Nurse Leader, (14)1; p.70-75.

Waxman, K.T., & Maxworthy, J., Barter, M (2015). The evolution of a doctor of nursing practice program. Advances in Nursing Doctoral Education & Research, 4 (1); p.8-16.

Waxman, K.T., Delucas, C. (2014). Using simulation for succession planning and leadership development. Nurse Leader, 12(5); p. 24-28.

Waxman, K.T. (2014). The California Simulation Alliance. MedSim Magazine, 3(2).

Waxman, K.T. (2013). Quoted in T. Gerardi. (2013). Academic progression in nursing: A model for partnership and innovation. Nurse Leader.

Waxman, K.T., Nichols, A., O’Leary-Kelley, C., & Miller, M. (2011). The Evolution of a Statewide Alliance: The Bay Area Simulation Collaborative. Journal for the Society for Simulation in
Healthcare.

Kutzin, J., Waxman K.T., Okupniak, C., Nichols, A., Hanberg, A., Shinnick, M.A. (2011). Simulation partnership models: academia and service learning together. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 7, e256-e256.

Waxman, K.T. (2010). The Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree. ACNL DirectLink.

Waxman, K.T. (2010). From the desk of KT Waxman: Clinical simulation. ADVANCE for Nurses.

Waxman, K.T. (2010). Guest editor. Nurse Leader, 8(2).

Waxman, K.T. (2010). Leader to Watch: Pam Rudisill, MSN, MEd, RN, NEA-BC. Nurse Leader, 8(2).

Waxman, K.T, & Maxworthy, J. (2010). The doctor of nursing practice degree and the nurse executive: The perfect combination. Nurse Leader, 8(2).

Waxman, K.T. (2010). The doctor of nursing practice degree: My journey. Creative Nursing.

Waxman, K.T, & Telles, C. (2009). The use of Benner’s framework in high-fidelity simulation faculty development: The Bay Area Simulation Collaborative model. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 6(5).

Waxman, K.T. (2008). The development of evidence-based clinical simulation scenarios: Guidelines for nurse educators. Journal of Nursing Education, 49(1); p. 29-35.

Waxman, K.T. (2005). Creating a culture of financially savvy nurse leaders. Nurse Leader.

Waxman, K.T. (2004). Nurse/physician communication: The key to optimal patient care. Nursing Spectrum.

Waxman, K.T. (2004). Entrepreneurship for nurses. Nursing Spectrum.


Publications, Books and Chapters

Kutzin, J., Waxman, KT., Lopez, C., Kiegladie, D. (2021) Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Nursing. Springer.

Waxman, KT. (2019). The evolution of DNP programs in the united states. In Johnson, J. & Costa, L. (eds) The DNP Nurse in Executive Leadership Roles (1-15). Pennsylvania: DEStech Publications, Inc.

Waxman, KT. (2018). The evolution of DNP programs in the united states. In Johnson, J. & Costa, L. Nurse Executive Leadership (In press)

Waxman, KT. (ed.) (second edition) (2017). Financial and business management for the doctor
of nursing practice. New York: Springer.

Waxman, KT., Maxworthy, J. (2016). Healthcare simulation program builder. Marblehead, MA: HCPro.

Waxman, KT. (2015). Finance and budgeting made simple: Essential skills for nurses. Marblehead, MA: HCPro.

Maxworthy, J., Waxman, K.T. (2014). Simulation alliances, networks and collaboratives. In J. Palaganas, J. Maxworthy, C. Epps, & B. Mancini (Eds.), Defining excellence in simulation programs (423-432). SSH.

Waxman, K.T., Miller, M. (2014). Faculty development to develop and implement simulations: strategies and possibilities. In P. Jeffries (Ed.), Advanced simulation in nursing (2nd ed.) (9-21). National League for Nursing.

Waxman, K.T. (2012). Financial and business management for the doctor of nursing practice. New York: Springer.

Waxman, K.T. (2012). Contributor to five chapters in P. Jeffries, & J. Battin (Eds.), Developing successful health care education simulation centers (13, 91, 121, 133, 143). New York: Springer.

Waxman, K.T., Barter, M. (2012). Entrepreneurial Leadership: Innovation and Business acumen. In K.T. Waxman, Financial and business management for the doctor of nursing practice. New York: Springer.

Hughes, R., Waxman, K.T., (2012). Financing U.S. Health Care: Past, present and future: Implications for the doctor of nursing practice. In K.T. Waxman, Financial and business management for the doctor of nursing practice. New York: Springer.

Waxman, K.T., Maxworthy, J. (2012). Financial statements and the DNP: Essential knowledge for success. In K.T. Waxman, Financial and business management for the doctor of nursing practice. New York: Springer.

Waxman, K.T., Schaefer, N. (2009). Financial management in the hospital: The nurse’s role. In N. Rollins-Gantz (Ed.), 101 Global Leadership Lessons for Nurses: Shared Legacies from Leaders and Their Mentors (177-191). Indianapolis: Sigma Theta Tau International.

Waxman, K.T. (2008). A Practical guide to finance and budgeting: Skills for nurse managers (2nd ed.). Marblehead, MA: HCPro.


Peer-Reviewed, Abstracts/Presentations

Waxman, KT., (2020). When the Fog lifts. Panel speaker. Women in Leadership annual conference webinar.

Waxman, KT., Shum, C., Gilbert, M., Nichols, A. (2020). Faculty development in simulation. International Meeting on Simulation and Healthcare. San Diego.

Waxman, KT., (2019). Articulating the ROI for Simulation. Keynote speaker. NLN simulation Summit. Orlando, Florida.

Gilbert, M., Waxman, KT., (2019). Debriefing and Simulation. Workshop presented at ANPD, Phoenix.

Waxman, KT., Durham, C. (2019). Articulating the ROI for Simulation. Pre-conference speaker. QSEN conference. Cleveland, Ohio

Waxman, KT., Durham, C. (2019). Incorporating QSEN competencies into your simulation scenarios. QSEN conference, Cleveland, Ohio.

Waxman, KT., Shum., Gilbert. M. (2019). Simulation and faculty development. International meeting on simulation in healthcare. San Antonio

Waxman, KT., Shinnick, M., Chang, T. (2018). Introduction to simulation; a teaching strategy in healthcare education. Organization of Healthcare Educators. Los Angeles, CA.

Mudra, V., Leighton, K., Foisy-Doll, C., Waxman, KT., Decker, S. (2018). Program Evaluation: The
Basics for Building a Data and Information Rich Resource. Pre-conference. International
Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL). Toronto, Canada.

Waxman, KT., (2018). The ROI…..Los Angeles. International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

Waxman, KT. (2017). Building a business case for simulation. Keynote speaker, Simulation User Network National Meeting. San Antonio.

Waxman, KT., Kardong-Edgren, S., Gore, T. (2017). Pro-con debate on NCSBN guidelines for simulation. Panel. International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning annual conference. Washington DC.

Waxman, KT. (2017). Building a business case for simulation. Keynote speaker, Simulation User Network National Meeting. San Diego.

Waxman, KT. (2017). Emerging roles in nursing. Keynote speaker, Medical/Surgical Conference. South San Francisco.

Kutzin, J., Waxman, KT., Phrampus, P. (2017). Using technology for course development. Orlando: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

Delucas, C., Waxman, K.T. (2016). Leadership and Simulation. Workshop. San Diego: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

Waxman, K.T., English. L. (2016). 2020 Vision: Creating a sustainable simulation alliance. Workshop. San Diego: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

Waxman, K.T., Miller, M. (2015). Creating competence in simulation educators. Podium presentation. New Orleans, LA: International Meeting of Simulation in Healthcare.

Miller, M., Waxman, K.T., Gilbert, M. (2015). Debriefing dynamics. Workshop. New Orleans, LA: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

Miller, M., Waxman, K.T. (2014). Debriefing dynamics. Workshop. San Francisco: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

Waxman, K.T. (2014). Building a regional or statewide simulation alliance. Panel moderator. San Francisco: International Meeting on Simulation.

Delucas, C., Waxman, K.T. (2014). Leadership and Simulation. Podium presentation. San Francisco: International Meeting on Simulation.

Waxman, K.T., Miller, M., O’Leary-Kelley, C. (2014). Putting it all together: A guided immersive experience in a state of the art simulation center. Podium presentation. San Francisco: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

Waxman, K.T., Miller, M., O’Leary-Kelly, C., Yznaga, E. (2014). OB Crisis and Med/Surg Simulation Immersive. Podium presentation. San Francisco: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

Waxman, K.T., Lambton, J. (2013). Using simulation to prevent medication error. Podium presentation. Paris, France: Society for European Simulation and Medicine annual conference.

Waxman, K.T., Miller, M. (2013). Faculty development for simulation: A sustainable model. Podium presentation. Orlando, FL: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

Waxman, K.T. (2013). Building a statewide simulation collaborative. Expert panel facilitator. Orlando, FL: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

Waxman, K.T. (2013). How to build a statewide simulation collaborative. SimPro facilitator. Orlando, FL: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

Waxman, KT, (2013). Exploring simulation strategies for best practice in teaching medication error recognition: Study results. Podium presentation. Irvine, CA: Magic in Teaching Conference.

Waxman, K.T., Lambton, J. (2013). Exploring simulation strategies for best practice in teaching medication error recognition: Study results. Podium presentation. Irvine, CA: Magic in Teaching Conference.

Waxman, K.T. (2012). The California Simulation Alliance. Podium presentation. San Francisco: Assembly for Men in Nursing Annual Conference

Waxman, K.T., English, L. (2012). Creating a sustainable regional alliance. Workshop. Sydney, Australia: SimHealth Annual Conference.

Waxman, K.T. (2012). Building a Simulation Collaborative. Podium presentation. San Diego, CA: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) Annual Conference.

Waxman, K.T. (2011). The California Simulation Alliance: An academic/service partnership. Podium presentation. New Orleans, LA: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.


Invited Professional Presentations

Waxman, KT. (2020). Invited keynote speaker, annual Patient Safety Conference, Melbourne. (postponed to 2021)

Waxman, KT. (2019). Invited keynote speaker, Victorian Simulation Alliance. Melbourne, Victoria. Australia. August, 2019.

Waxman, KT. (2018). Invited speaker, New Zealand Association for Simulation in Healthcare.
Auckland, NZ.

Mudra, V., Leighton, K., Foisy-Doll, C., Waxman, KT., Decker, S. (2018). Program Evaluation: The
Basics for Building a Data and Information Rich Resource. Pre-conference. International
Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL). Toronto, Canada.

Waxman, KT (2014) Invited Keynote speaker. Toronto Nurse Educators Simulation Summit

Waxman, KT, (2013) The California Simulation Alliance, Australasian Nurse Educators Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, Plenary session

Waxman, KT, (2013) Society for European Simulation and Medicine annual conference, Paris, France. Round table and research presenter.

Waxman, KT, 2012 Leadership and Practice Development in Health: Quality and Safety, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, (Invited keynote speaker). Top 10 Trends in simulation

Waxman, KT, 2012 SimHealth 2012, Sydney, Australia. Invited keynote speaker.

Waxman, KT, 2012 Sim Health 2012, Sydney, Australia. Invited podium and panel speaker

Waxman, KT, 2012 Victoria Simulation Alliance annual Symposium. Melbourne, Australia, invited keynote speaker

Waxman, KT, 2011 Victoria Simulation Alliance annual symposium, Melbourne, Australia, Invited keynote speaker

Waxman, KT, 2011 Victoria Simulation Alliance annual symposium, Melbourne, Australia, invited workshop speaker, Scenario Development for Simulation

Waxman, KT, (2010) Innovate and Educate conference, Brisbane, Australia, Invited keynote speaker

Waxman, KT, (2010) Leadership and Practice development in Health, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, Invited keynote speaker

Waxman, KT, (2010) Simulation User Network conference, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Australia, Invited keynote speaker

Waxman, KT, (2010) Leadership and practice Development in Health: Quality and Safety, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, (Invited keynote speaker). Integrating Clinical Simulation to Address Patient Safety Goals
Waxman, KT, (2010) Establishing Strategies for Your Simulation Programme. Melbourne, Australia: Simulation User Network sponsored by Laerdal.

Waxman, KT, (2010) Establishing Strategies for Your Simulation Programme. Sydney, Australia: Simulation User Network sponsored by Laerdal.

Waxman, KT, (2010) Establishing Strategies for Your Simulation Programme. Brisbane, Australia: Simulation User Network sponsored by Laerdal.

Waxman, KT, (2010) Transforming Nursing Education: The California Model. Brisbane, Australia: Innovate and Educate Conference 2010 (invited keynote speaker).

Waxman, KT, (2010) Nursing Education Redesign in California: Planning for the Future. Gold Coast, Australia: Innovate and Educate Conference 2010.


National Presentations

Waxman, KT., Durham, C. (2020). Use Simulation to Replace Much Needed, Lost Clinical
Experiences due to COVID19: Strategies and Recommendations webinar. Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

Durham, C., Waxman, KT (2020). Use Simulation to Replace Much Needed, Lost Clinical
Experiences due to COVID19: Strategies and Recommendations webinar. American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Waxman, KT., Durham, C., Chan, Garrett. (2020). Use Simulation to Replace Much Needed, Lost
Clinical Experiences due to COVID19: Strategies and Recommendations webinar. California Simulation Alliance.

Waxman, KT., Durham, C. (2020). Use Simulation to Replace Much Needed, Lost Clinical
Experiences due to COVID19: Strategies and Recommendations webinar. Organization of Associate Degree in Nursing.

Waxman, KT. (2019). Invited keynote speaker: NLN Summit, Debra Spunt Lecture, Washington DC.

Waxman, KT (2019) Invited keynote speaker: Organization of Associate Degree in Nursing Programs annual meeting. Louisville, KY.

Waxman, KT., & Massarweh, L. (2018). Finance Skills for Nursing Leaders: Essential Elements.
Catalyst Academy, 2018. Long Beach, CA.

Waxman, KT. (2018). Building a business case for simulation. SimOps conference, Portland.

Waxman, KT. (2018). Building a business case for simulation. Endnote speaker, NLN/Bosie State Simulation Conference, Boise.

Waxman, KT. (2018). Building a business case for simulation. Keynote speaker, Simulation User Network Regional Meeting. Fresno.

Waxman, KT. (2017). Building a business case for simulation. Keynote speaker, Simulation User Network National Meeting. San Antonio.

Waxman, KT. (2017). Building a business case for simulation. Keynote speaker, Simulation User Network National Meeting. San Diego.

Waxman, KT (2016) Emerging nursing roles and Interprofessional simulation in a DNP program. Keynote speaker, University of Mississippi School of Nursing and School of Medicine

Waxman, KT, (2016) Emerging nursing roles. Keynote speaker, Fresno State University

Waxman, KT, (2015) The California Simulation Alliance: Trends in simulation. Hawaii Organization of Nurse Leaders

Waxman, KT, Durham, Carol. (2015). Developing simulation scenarios with QSEN competencies. QSEN conference. San Diego.

Waxman, KT, (2014). Simulation and incorporating QSEN competencies. QSEN national conference, Baltimore.

Waxman, KT, (2014). Healthcare reform and the role of the staff nurse. Medical/Surgical Conference, San Francisco, CA (keynote address)

Miller, M., Waxman, KT, (2014). Debriefing dynamics. International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, San Francisco, CA.

Waxman, KT, (2014). Panel moderator: Building a regional or statewide simulation alliance. International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, San Francisco, CA.

Waxman, KT, (2013). Simulation trends in the United States. Florida Healthcare Simulation Alliance Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. (Endnote speaker)

Waxman, KT, (2013). The future of nursing. California Student Nurses Association, San Jose, CA. (Keynote address)

Waxman, KT, (2013). Financial skills for nurses at the bedside. Medical/Surgical conference, San Francisco, CA (Plenary speaker)

Waxman, KT, (2012). The Business of Simulation. Webinar for Educational Management Solutions (EMS). (Presenter)

Waxman, KT, (2012). Association of California Nurse Leaders Annual Conference, Palm Desert, CA. (Plenary speaker) Dancing in the Rain: Leadership in Turbulent Times.

Waxman, KT, (2012). Assembly for Men in Nursing Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA (podium presentation) California Simulation Alliance.

Waxman, KT (2012). Kaiser Permanente National Simulation Committee Meeting (presentation) California Simulation Alliance.

Waxman, KT, Acquisto, S. (2012). Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford, CA (Facilitated workshop) Project Management

Waxman, KT; Berman, Audrey (2012). East Bay Association of California Nurse Leaders (EBACNL) Effective Use of Technology and Social Networking for Nurses.

Waxman, KT, (2011). Emerging Technologies Conference, San Francisco, CA. The Evolution of the California Simulation Alliance.

Waxman, KT, (2011). ATI National Nurse Educator Summit, Orlando, Florida (Expert panel member): Using Simulation to Promote Student Learning.

Waxman, KT, (2011). University of Texas, Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas. (Guest Faculty) Financial Statements and Budgeting.

Waxman, KT, (2011). Magic in Teaching/Simulation Conference, San Diego, CA. (Plenary speaker) Simulation in California.

Waxman, KT, (2011). ACNL Leadership Development Program, Garden Grove, CA. (Presentation) Improving Your Financial IQ.

Waxman, KT, (2011). University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii. (Presentation) The California Simulation Alliance: An Academic/Service Partnership.

Waxman, KT, (2011). Center for Nursing Imperative for Change Conference, Orlando, FLA (Panel member) National Models of Simulation Use in Nursing Education and Practice.

Waxman, KT, (2010). Cardiovascular Symposium. Torrance CA. (Invited keynote speaker) Nurse-Physician Communication.

Waxman, KT, (2010). Gannett Healthcare/Kaplan School of Nursing, Webinar. (Presentation) Transitioning from Staff to Management: The New Leader's Toolkit.

Waxman, KT, (2010). ACNL Leadership Development Program, Garden Grove, CA. (Presentation) Healthcare Finance for Leaders … Raising Your Financial IQ.

Waxman, KT, (2010). Magic in Teaching Conference, San Francisco, CA. (Plenary speaker) The California Simulation Alliance: An Academic/Service Partnership.

Waxman, KT, (2010). Doctors of Nursing Practice annual conference, San Diego, CA. The Role of the DNP and the Nurse Executive.

Waxman, KT, (2010). NurseWeek Career Fair. Santa Clara, CA. Nurse Entrepreneurship: Are You Ready?

Waxman, KT, (2010). NurseWeek Career Fair. Santa Clara, CA. Clinical Simulation and Patient Safety.

Waxman, KT, (2010). NurseWeek Career Fair. Santa Clara, CA. The Nursing Shortage: Fact or Fiction.

Waxman, KT, (2010). Simulation User Network (SUN). Pasadena, CA. (Keynote Speaker) California Simulation Alliance (CSA).

Waxman, KT, (2010). Simulation User Network (SUN). Sacramento, CA (Keynote Speaker) California Simulation Alliance (CSA).

Waxman, KT, (2010). University of Hawaii, Hawaii Simulation Collaborative, Honolulu. (Invited speaker). The California Simulation Alliance.

Waxman, KT, (2010). South Bay ACNL, The California Simulation Alliance. Los Gatos, CA: South Bay ACNL Conference.

Waxman, KT, (2010). SiTel Annual Simulation Conference. Washington DC. (Invited plenary speaker).

Waxman, KT, (2010).The National Institute of the Mid South annual conference. Memphis, TN. (Plenary speaker). Nursing Education Redesign in California: Planning for the Future

Waxman, KT, (2010). Mosby’s Faculty Development Conference. San Diego. The Business of Simulation.

Waxman, KT, (2010). Mosby’s Faculty Development Conference. San Diego. Developing Team-Based Scenarios.


DNP Project Committees

2018-2019
Elizabeth Adams: Collaborative Care in College Health: Care Team Training to Support Improved Integration (committee member)
Alicia Garcia-Cisneros: Applying the Model of Interrelationship Environments and Outcomes to Simulation for Nurse Leaders (committee member)
Marketa Houskova: Increasing Nursing Policy and Advocacy Engagement (chair)
Janet Jule: Succession Planning-Nursing Leadership Beyond 2020 (chair)
Mari Nowicki: Implementation of a Simulation-based Interprofessional Patient Safety Program (chair)
Karen Strauman: The Impact of a Nurse Engagement Model Implementation on Patient Outcomes (Chair)

2017-2018
Veffa Devers: On-line Simulation in Clinical End-user Training (chair)
Pidge Gooch: Building the Foundation of a Mentoring Program for Chief Nurse Executives (chair)
Ellen Kuhnert: Implementation of a Healthcare Workforce Stability Toolkit (chair)
Marcia Lysaght: Implementing a Nurse Residency Transition to Practice Program at a Veterans Hospital (chair)

2016-2017
Jim D’Alfonso: Aligning Theory and Evidence-based Practices to Enhance Human Flourishing inNurse Executives (chair)
Cleona Cash: Development of Interprofessional Simulation Scenarios Within the Re-Established Capital Area Simulation Collaborative (chair)
Beth Eichenberger: Leadership Development Succession Planning and Simulation: A Plan for Organizational Success (chair)
Benson Yeung: Cultivating a Culture of Compassion Among Newly graduated RNs using an Evidence-based Mobile App and Toolkit (committee member)

2015-2016
Cynthia Shum: Faculty Development for Healthcare Simulation Education: A Comprehensive Model (chair)
Veronica Palustra: Lean Transformations to Improve Emergency Department Acute Coronary Syndrome Care (chair)
Heloise Lim: Transforming a Small Primary Care Practice into a Patient Centered Medical Home (chair)
Giancarlo Lyle-Edrosolo: Aligning Healthcare Safety and Quality Competencies: QSEN, TJC And Magnet Standards Crosswalk (chair)

2014-2015
Karen Ketner: Implementation of a Comprehensive Concussion Program to Decrease Potential Sequelae of Concussion in High School Athletes (chair)
Luis Barberia: Creating a Sustainable Nursing Workforce: An Operating Room Residency Program for Experienced Nurses and New Graduates (committee member)
Ruby Gabbedon: The Development of a Home Health Simulation Competency Tool-kit (chair)
Diane Kelly: Designing a Care Delivery System through Inter-professional Coordinated Care in Medical Neighborhood Setting (chair)
Larry Kidd: Improving Employee Engagement: An Intervention for Performance Improvement (chair)
Marco Lopez: Post-Stroke Depression and Early Intervention on the Post-stroke Patient (chair) JoAnn Mette: Impetus to Transform: Essential Nursing Leadership Development through Simulation (chair)
Robert Patterson: Improving Male Middle School Nursing Recruitment: A Comprehensive Approach (chair)
Peggi Winter: Using a Strategic Model for Professional Development: The Importance of Evidence-based Practice Competencies as a Foundation for Professional Development (chair)
Lisa Price: Higher Ground: Repositioning the African American Experience at the End of Life (committee member)

2013-2014
Barbara Durham: Medication Safety: Using Simulation to Reinforce the Role of the RN (chair) Traci Hoiting: Specimen Labeling Improvement Project: SLIP (chair)
Nadine Mariotti: Development and Implementation of a Succession Plan for the Nursing department in a Community Hospital (chair)
Lisa Sabatini: Implementation of Interprofessional Simulations: Improving Teamwork and Collaboration (chair)
Barbara Borbeck: Nurse Leaders Building Trust with Right Words at the Right Time:Accountability through a Crucial Conversation Framework (chair)

2012-2013
Christine Delucas: Human Factors: Creating Simulation Scenarios for Leadership Development (chair)
Chris Gamlen: Implementation of a Nurse Executive Technology Toolkit (NETT)-(chair)
Leanne Hunstock: Implementation and Evaluation of a Value Based Purchasing Teaching
Module for Clinical Nurse Leaders students and Hospital Staff Nurses (chair)
Sue Manfredi: An Evidenced-based Approach to Discharge Coordination (chair)

2011-2012
Sue Acquisto: The Design and Implementation of an Evaluation Model for Communication within Relationship Based Nursing Practice (chair)
Dyanne Lane: Readmission Prevention Program (chair)
Lisa Cowan: e-Leadership: Leading in a Virtual Environment (chair)
Mary Bittner: Barton Health Transitions in Care, a Program to Manage Vulnerable Populations Within a Rural Community (chair)
Cindy White: Using a Mock Trial Method to Address Clinical Practice Issues and Enhance Effectiveness in Evidence-Based Practice (chair)
Maria Lens: The Evaluation of an RN Transition Program (chair)


Community Service

2016-present: Past-president, Chelsea’s Hope Lafora Research Foundation

2009- 2016: President, Chelsea’s Hope Lafora Research Foundation