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Beth Latimer


Clinical Assistant Professor

1 212 998 5345

433 First Avenue
Room 437
New York, NY 10010
United States

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Professional overview

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 Faculty 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 include 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 2011 NYU College of Nursing
Masters in Gerontological Nursing and Nursing Administration 1993 NYU Division of Nursing
BSN 1985 The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Honors and awards

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)


Nursing education
Adult health
Non-communicable disease
Primary care

Professional membership

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



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

Vetter, M., & Latimer, B. (2017). Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing. 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 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1741-6787.

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

Latimer, B., & Mezey, M. (2001). Geriatric Nursing, 22(5), 248-252. 10.1067/mgn.2001.119469
This article describes posthospitalization visits by 83 nursing students to 57 older patients and their caregivers discharged from two large academic medical centers and one community hospital. Patient and caregiver interviews in the home focused on the areas of geriatric assessments of cognitive and functional status, patient and caregiver satisfaction with recent hospitalization, ongoing health management, patient teaching, and discharge planning.

The Patient Self-determination Act. An early look at implementation.

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