SimPOW is a loose alliance of healthcare simulation professionals in the tri-state area (western Pennsylvania, northwestern West Virginia, and eastern Ohio). We offer free membership, which includes an open invitation to any of our lunch conferences. See the News and Events page for more information.


The SimPOW meetings for the next year are as follows:
November 16, 2018, Pocket Nurse Corporate Campus, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
February 9, 2019, location TBD

If you would like to volunteer to host a SimPOW meeting, please email communications@pocketnurse.com.


SimPOW offers simulation professionals the opportunity to discuss best practices and pain points in free, seasonal sessions and online forums.

News and Events

RSVP for the August SimPOW Session

August SimPOW’s meeting is scheduled to meet on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Washington Hospital, Washington PA. Session 1: Simulation with millennials: How does it change things? Session 2: Lessons from the street: Getting started with simulation-enhanced inter-professional education. Presented by founder and CEO of Avkin, Amy Cowperthwait, RN, MSN. Learn more about Avkin, a …


Sign up for SimPOW by contacting Dana Bargerstock at bargerstockd@rmu.edu. Request access to the SimPOW WhatsAPP to receive meeting notifications and discussions on your cell phone.