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Prof. Stacey Van Gelderen and Dr. Maya Bastian Masterclass and Workshops

Thursday, 18 May, 2023

News Item Stacey Van Gelderen

The UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems are delighted to welcome Prof. Stacey Van Gelderen and Dr. Maya Bastian to the School on 19th June 2023.


Time: 10:00-12:30

Title of Masterclass: Simulation Standards of Best Practice: Focusing on the Debriefing Process (Speaker: Prof. Stacey Van Gelderen) ( Masterclass presentation followed by Q&A session)

Masterclass will be held in person (F2F) and live streamed and recorded via Zoom.

Lunch 12:30-13:30

Simulation Workshop 1 & 2

Time: 13:30 -15:30 

Simulation Workshop 1: Post-partum 24 -week Placental Abruption (Stacey Van Gelderen)

Simulation Workshop 2: Post-surgical Transgender Adolescent (Maya Bastian)

Guest Biographies

Prof. Stacey Van Gelderen DNP, MS, RNC-MNN, PHN

Full Professor, Minnesota State University, Mankato School of Nursing, Mankato, MN

Dr. Van Gelderen is a full professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN, USA who has focused her career on supporting perinatal women and neonates and building family-focused caring practices.  For over 24 years, she has supported clients in obstetrics, neonates, women's health, and those with family care needs.

Dr. Van Gelderen offers workshops and consultations for maternal-newborn care, nursing education, family practice, and simulation. In recent years, Dr. Van Gelderen has had special interest areas of supporting high-risk, low-occurrence obstetrical emergencies such as hypertension in pregnancy, post-partum hemorrhage, cardiac conditions during pregnancy, and infertility.

Dr. Van Gelderen is the primary author of the Van Gelderen Family Care Rubric (VGFCR) (2019, 2016) which is an evidence-based validated tool that helps healthcare professionals develop family assessment and communication skills. This tool is recognized by the renowned International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning and awarded the 2018-2019 articles of influence by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. This instrument is being utilized by healthcare staff and educators in twelve countries across the globe.

Dr. Maya J. S. Bastian DNP, APRN, CPNP, PHN

Assistant Professor, Minnesota State University, Mankato School of Nursing, Mankato, MN

Dr. Bastian is an assistant professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato. As a former pediatric nurse and certified pediatric nurse practitioner, she is a content expert in pediatrics. Dr. Bastian has experience caring for medically fragile children; working in home health and acute care in the areas of blood and marrow transplantation, congenital heart defects, and other pediatric conditions. Dr. Bastian holds an Interdisciplinary Certificate in Disability Policy and Services due to her interest area of supporting children and youth with special healthcare needs. She is also interested in healthcare equity for marginalized children and youth. 

Dr. Bastian has four years of simulation experience. Her experience is in facilitating simulations focused on developing nursing skills in adult, pediatric, and family nursing. She has completed several Teaching with Simulation Lessons from the University of Washington. Dr. Bastian is working toward completing her Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator® (CHSE®) certification in the summer of 2023.

Contact the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems

Health Sciences Centre, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4
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