15th Annual Beyond the Manikin: Best Practices in Simulation Education Conference

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

All nurse educators (new and seasoned) and clinical educators working in academic settings and healthcare agencies, to use simulation to provide clinical education for students or clinical staff.


Event registration details will be forthcoming after the determination of awards for proposals.

This activity is jointly provided by South Piedmont AHEC, Southern Regional AHEC, Duke AHEC, and Piedmont AHEC in collaboration with the NC AHEC Nurse Council and NCNA Simulation Council.

Please Join Us in Celebrating Our 15th Anniversary!

Together, we honor a long-standing tradition of showcasing best practices in simulation education. This conference will explore best practices and advancing trends from a wide variety of Schools of Nursing and other pre-professional programs, hospitals and other practice environments, and Interprofessional Education Simulation facilities.

We are excited to announce the call-for-abstracts for speakers to submit from your respective programs. This is an opportunity to showcase significant advancements in leadership and quality programming developments. For the 2025 conference, we have outlined two tracks:

Nuts and Bolts of Simulation Programs
Advanced Simulation Practice

Please click on this link to complete the abstract submission form

For questions about Exhibitor Opportunities, please contact Shawn Houck at Shawn.Houck@conehealth.com

Registering for and attending a South Piedmont AHEC program authorizes South Piedmont AHEC to take audio, video, and/or still images to be used for promotional and educational purposes. If you have concerns, please speak with a Charlotte AHEC team member.


Yuen Cheung DNP, RN, NPD-BC, 704-512-6523


Mar 27 - 28, 2025
Check-In Time
8:00 AM
Courtyard Marriott