Maureen Hillier, DNP, RN, CCRN, CHSE
Dr. Hillier joined MGH IHP faculty full time in 2018. Prior to this, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Rhode Island where she was a simulation educator. As a member of the Accelerated BSN faculty, Dr. Hillier has taught maternal child health, transition to practice, ethics and simulation.
For the past 25 years, Dr. Hillier has remained active in clinical practice and holds a staff nurse position in the Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Boston Children's Hospital. As a member of the BCH SIMPeds faculty, Dr Hillier utilizes high fidelity simulation to prepare newly licensed nurses for end-of-life in the PICU as well as general pediatrics for medical students in the Harvard University Medical School Clerkship program.
Dr. Hillier's scholarship includes high fidelity simulation, transition to practice and family-centered care in the PICU.
DNP, Regis College, Weston, MA
MSN, Framingham State University, Framingham, MA
BSN, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Hillier, M., Lewis, B., & Oermann, M. (2021-present). Virtual End-of-Life Simulation. [Audio podcast]. Nurse Educator. https://nurseeducatorpodcast.libsyn.com/virtual-end-of-life-simulation
Hillier, M., Lewis, B., & Oermann, M. (2021). Virtual End-of-Life Simulation. Nurse Educator, 46, 5. doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000971.
Hillier, M., Williams, T., & Chidume, T. (2020). Standardization of Standardized Patient Training in Medical Simulation. StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island, FL: StatPearls Publishing. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK560864/?report=classic
Moreland, C. J., Fausone, M., Cooke, J., McCulloh, C., Hillier, M., Clifford, G.C., & Meeks L. M. (2020). Clinical accommodations and simulation. In Disability as Diversity: A Guidebook for Inclusion in Medicine, Nursing, and the Health Professions (pp.213-260). New York: Springer Publishing.
Hillier, M., Luff, D. & Meyer, E. C. (2020). Innovative Communication Learning: Combining TED Talks and Reflective Writing for Nursing Students. Creative Nursing 26, 3.
Hillier, M. (2018). Utilizing High Fidelity End-of-Life Simulation to Support the Newly Licensed Nurse. Open Pediatrics. Retrieved from openpediatrics.org/assets/video/utilizing-high-fidelity-end-life-simulation-support-newly-licensed-nurse.
Mott, S., Fogg, N., Foote, N., Hillier, M., Lewis, D. A., McDowell, B. M., Saundlers, K., Taylor, J. T., Wiggins, S., Ivey, J. B., O’Brien Benedetto, C., Hosang Beam, P., McKnight, K. B., Taha, A. A., & Vann-Patterson, A. (2018). Society of Pediatric Nurses’ Core Competencies for the Pediatric Nurse. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 38, 142-144, pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29223313/.
Hillier, M. & Lucey, J. June 20, 2019. Phoenix, AZ. Utilization of Simulation to Enhance Student Knowledge about Opioid Use Disorder and Naloxone Administration: A Pilot with Nurse Practitioner Students. International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation in Nursing.
Hillier, M. (2018). Utilizing High Fidelity End-of-Life Simulation to Support the Newly Licensed Nurse. Open Pediatrics.
Hillier, M. January 16, 2018. Los Angeles, CA. Nursing 101: A Revolutionary Way to Teach the Nursing Process. Rapid Fire Innovation Session for New Nurses. International Meeting on Simulation in Health Care, IMSH 2018.
Hillier, M. July 29, 2017. Dublin, Ireland. Newly Licensed Nurses' Experiences with End-Of-Life in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Sigma Theta Tau International Research Conference