Research and Development

Member publications


Tyerman, J., Luctkar-Flude, M.Graham, L., Coffey, S., & Olsen-Lynch, E. (2019). A Systematic Review of Health Care Presimulation Preparation and Briefing Effectiveness. Clinical Simulation in Nursing27, 12-25.



Luctkar-Flude, M., Wilson, R., Sears, K., Pulling, C., Hopkins-Rosseel, D., & Jaeger, M. (2018). Development and evaluation of an epidural analgesia workshop for senior nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education, 57(6), 359-365.

Sawhney, M., Wong, M., Luctkar-Flude, M., Jussame, L., Eadie, C., & Wilson, R. (2018). Utilizing simulation to enhance education regarding epidural analgesia to Registered Nurses. Pain Management Nursing,19(3), 246-255. doi: 10.1016/j.pmn.2017.10.011

Goldsworthy, S., Sears, K., Luctkar-Flude, M., Harder, N., & Wilson-Keates, B. (2018).  Gaining momentum through collaboration: Results of a Canadian nursing simulation research think tank.  Clinical Simulation In Nursing, 15, 61-64.  doi:

Watson, N., Tyerman, J., Celestini, A. & Luctkar-Flude, M. (2018).  Serious gaming and gamification effectiveness in nursing education: a systematic review.  JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports (in review)


Luctkar-Flude, M, Wilson-Keates, B., Tyerman, J., Larocque, M., & Brown, C.A.  (2017).  Comparing instructor-led versus student-led simulation facilitation methods for novice nursing students.  Clinical Simulation In Nursing, 13(6), 264-269.

Tyerman, J., Luctkar-Flude, M., Graham, L., Coffey, S.& Olsen-Lynch, E. (2017).  Pre-simulation preparation and briefing practices for healthcare professionals and students: a systematic review protocol.  JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 14(8), p. 80-89. doi:    10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003055


Luctkar-Flude, M., Hopkins-Rosseel, D., Jones-Hiscock, C., Pulling, C., Gauthier, J., Knapp, A., Pinchin, S., & Brown, C.A. (2016). Interprofessional infection control education using standardized patients for nursing, medical and physiotherapy students. Journal of Research in Interprofessional Education, 2, 25-31.

Tyerman, J., Luctkar-Flude, M., Graham, L., Coffee, S., & Olsen-Lynch, E. (2016). Presimulation preparation and briefing practices for healthcare professionals and students: A systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports, 14(8), 80-89.

Warren, J., Lukewich, J., Luctkar-Flude, M., & Godfrey, C. (2016). What is the effectiveness of high fidelity simulation based education in nurse practitioner programs: A systematic review. Nurse Education Today, 46, 99-108.


Ginsburg, L.R., Tregunno, D., Norton, P.G., Smee, S., De Vries, I., Sebok, S., Van DenKerkhof, E., Luctkar-Flude, M., & Medves, J. (2015). Development and testing of an OSCE to assess socio-cultural dimensions of patient safety competency. BMJ Quality and Safety, 24(3), 188-194.

Luctkar-Flude, M., Pulling, C., Tyerman, J., Wilson-Keates, B., Larocque, M., & Yorke, J. (2015). Introduction of unresponsive patient simulation scenarios into an undergraduate nursing health assessment course. Journal of Nursing Education, 54(5), 281-285.

Morgan, P, Tregunno, D., Brydges, R., Pittini, R., Tarshish, J., Kerick, M., De Sousa, S. (2015).  Using Situation Awareness Global Assessment Technique (SAGAT) for Interdisciplinary Obstetrical Team Training using High-Fidelity Simulation. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 29 (1), 13-9.


Tregunno, D., Luctkar-Flude, M., Sears, K., & Medves, J. (2014). Enhancing Registered Nurse Job Readiness and Patient Safety Outcomes Through Clinical Simulation. Final Report to the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Productivity and Innovation Fund.

Sears, K., Godfrey, C.M., Luctkar-Flude, M., Ginsburg, L., Tregunno, D., & Ross-White, A. (2014). Measuring competence in healthcare learners and healthcare professionals by comparing self-assessment with objective structured clinical examinations: a systematic review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports, 12(11), 221-272.

Luctkar-Flude, M., Baker, C., Hopkins-Rosseel, D., Pulling, C., McGraw, R., Medves, J., Krause, A., & Brown, C.A. (2014). Development and evaluation of an interprofessional simulation-based learning module on infection control skills. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 10(8), 395-405.


Luctkar-Flude, M., Baker, C., Medves, J., Tsai, E., Phalen, L., Goyer, M.C., & Krause, A. (2013). Evaluating an interprofessional pediatrics module using simulation. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9, e163-e169.

Luctkar-Flude, M., Pulling, C., Larocque, M., Flude, S., & Yorke, J. (2013). Evaluating a virtual intravenous pump e-learning module: Effects on nursing student confidence, satisfaction and performance. In M. Hamada (Ed.). E-Learning: New Technology Applications and Future Trends. Nova Publishers: Hauppauge NY.


Luctkar-Flude, M., Pulling, C., & Larocque, M. (2012). Ending infusion confusion: Evaluating a virtual intravenous pump educational module. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 8, e39-e48.


Luctkar-Flude, M., Wilson-Keates, B., & Larocque, M. (2011). Evaluating human simulators and standardized patients in an undergraduate nursing health assessment course. Nurse Education Today, 32(4), 448-452.

Morgan PJ, Tregunno D, Pittini R, Tarshis J, Regehr G, Haley MF, DeSousa S, Kurrek M, Ryzynski A, Milne K. (2011). Determination of the Psychometric Properties of a Behavioural Marking System for Obstetrical Team Training Using High-Fidelity Simulation. BMJ Quality and Safety published online 12 October 2011, 10.1136/bmjqs-2011-000296.


Luctkar-Flude, M., Baker, C., Pulling, C., McGraw, R., Dagnone, D., & Turner, C. (2010). Evaluating an undergraduate interprofessional simulation-based educational module: Communication, teamwork and confidence performing cardiac resuscitation skills. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 1, 59-66.