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  1. Rutherford-Hemming, Tonya EdD, RN, ANP-BC
  2. Lioce, Lori DNP, FNP-BC, CHSE, FAANP
  3. Durham, Carol F. EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN


The Standards of Best Practice: Simulation are a resource for quality and consistency of simulation, evaluation of outcomes, and improvement of simulation programs. The Standards provide guidelines for practice and a vital framework for strategic planning, research, and faculty development. This article discusses challenges and shares approaches to enhance implementation of the Standards into practice to improve education, increase patient safety, and reduce variability in simulation experiences.