Colleen Nevins DNP, RN, CNE is an Associate Professor in the Nursing Program at California State University, Channel Islands. She teaches didactic and clinical medical-surgical nursing courses. Previously, Colleen served as the Simulation Lab Instructor at CSU Channel Islands. Colleen has also taught in vocational and other baccalaureate nursing programs. Her practice experience includes ER, home care, ICU, neurology, GYN post – surgery, and 16 years of management. Colleen obtained her BSN from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire; a Masters in Nursing from UCLA; and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Western University of Health Sciences. Scholarly pursuits include self-care practices and simulated learning of baccalaureate nursing students.