Beth Latimer


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Beth Latimer


Clinical Associate Professor

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Beth Latimer's additional information

Beth Latimer is a board-certified geriatric nurse practitioner and faculty in the Clinical Simulation Learning Center (CSLC) at NYU Meyers. In the CSLC she works to build quality and safety leadership, patient and family-centered perspectives, and team-based care expertise among students. She is a Professional Development Specialist and Simulation Educator Champion at Meyers.  In addition to being selected as a National League for Nursing (NLN) Simulation Leader, Dr. Latimer holds certification as a Healthcare Simulation Educator from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. Her clinical and educational focus includes improving the quality of care for older adults,  advancing simulation educator scholarship, and building a community of practice in healthcare simulation to enhance practice readiness among baccalaureate-prepared and advanced practice nurses.

DNP - NYU College of Nursing (2011)
MA, Gerontological Nursing and Nursing Administration - NYU Division of Nursing (1993)
BSN - University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (1985)

Nursing education
Adult health
Non-communicable disease
Primary care

Eastern Nursing Research Society
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning
Sigma Theta Tau International, Upsilon Chapter
Society for Simulation in Healthcare

Faculty Honors Awards

Spirit of Simulation Leadership Excellence Award, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (2020)
NYU Faculty Honors (2020)
Faculty Honors, New York University (2019)
Doval Award for Excellence in Nursing Education, New York University (2019)
Leadership Program for Simulation Educators, National League for Nursing (2018)
Fellow, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (2017)
Service Award, Recognition of Scholarship to the Undergraduate Program, NYU (2015)
Service Award, NYU College of Nursing (2014)
Preceptor Award in Nursing Education, NYU College of Nursing (2012)
Brookdale Foundation Award DNP Scholar, NYU College of Nursing (2011)
Brookdale Foundation Award DNP Scholar, NYU College of Nursing (2010)


Primary Care in the Home

Vetter, M. J., & Latimer, B. (2020). In Clinical Simulation for the APRN.
simulation for advanced practice nurses

Telemedicine: Admission visit

Vetter, M. J., & Latimer, B. (2020). In Clinical SImulation for the APRN.
simulation of an initial telemedicine visit

Integrating Health Care Interpreters Into Simulation Education

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Clinical simulation: An innovative strategy for improving health care for older adults.

Latimer, B. (2018). Geriatric Nursing, 39(5), 612-613. 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2018.09.004

Tactics for Teaching Evidence-Based Practice: Enhancing Active Learning Strategies With a Large Class of Graduate EBP Research in Nursing Students

Vetter, M. J., & Latimer, B. (2017). Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 14(5), 419-421. 10.1111/wvn.12227
This column shares the best evidence-based strategies and innovative ideas on how to facilitate the learning and implementation of EBP principles and processes by clinicians as well as nursing and interprofessional students. Guidelines for submission are available at

Home visits after hospitalization: Enhancing baccalaureate nursing student's Gerontologic clinical experience

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The Patient Self‐Determination Act: An Early Look at Implementation

Mezey, M., & Latimer, B. (1993). Hastings Center Report, 23(1), 16-20. 10.2307/3562274