Fara Bowler is the Director of the Clinical Education Center and Simulation for the College of Nursing. She brings clinical expertise as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse practicing in areas of Primary Care, Cardiac Electrophysiology and the Medical Intensive Care Unit. Ms. Bowler also brings expertise in Simulation. She speaks nationally on the use of simulation to promote quality and safety in care delivery. Ms. Bowler along with colleagues at the University of Colorado College of Nursing have been involved in a SAMSA grant focusing on the integration of SBIRT (Screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment) into curricula incorporating high fidelity simulation. Recently, she was the section editor for AACN Advanced Critical Care on the topic of Simulation.
She maintains memberships and active involvement in National League of Nursing, American Association of Critical Care Nursing, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning, and Simulation Society in Healthcare.
She holds national certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner with the AANP. Most recently, she achieved certification as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator with Society of Simulation in Healthcare.