Teressa Wexler

In 2021, Dr. Wexler completed her DNP in which she explored the impact of mindfulness based stress
reduction on new nurse graduates in a project entitled For new graduate nurses in a nurse
residency program with less than one year of experience, does the implementation of the Palouse
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program compared to current practice impact perceived
stress levels in 8 -10 weeks?  In 2019, she completed her Ed D/ET in which she completed a study entitled The Relationship Between Nursing Student Tutoring and HESI Exam Scores: An Quantitative, Ex Post Facto Study.

Teressa’s engagement in the world of simulation started in 2005 where she served as the
Simulation Coordinator for nine years. Her immersion and experience in simulation has
continued over the last 18 years including certification as Certified Healthcare Simulation
Educator. She currently promotes simulation in her role as the Director of the Interprofessional
Simulation Labs at Emory & Henry College. She has recently conducted a study which
examined the role of simulation as a platform for introducing evidence based practice such as
mindfulness: The Use of Simulation in Nursing Education to Promote the Ease of Program
Implementation of Mindfulness Strategies. She also is a member of several simulation
organizations and enjoys sharing and learning the concept of simulation based learning and