Serafim  Papadimitriou

Jeanette IGNACIO

Senior Lecturer


Dr Ignacio is a Senior Lecturer at the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. She is also a faculty at the Centre for Healthcare Simulation (CHS), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. She uses simulation technology in her teaching and has conducted workshops related to simulation-based education both locally and internationally. Her research primarily focuses on simulation-based education, innovations in pedagogy in health professions education, and patient safety. Currently, she is involved in projects that focus on the integration of stress management and emotional training interventions in high-fidelity simulations that emphasize clinical reasoning and decision-making.


Area of Interest

1 Simulation-based education
2 human factors
3 stress/anxiety management
4 patient safety

top publication

1 Klainin-Yobas, P., Thanoi, W., Ramirez, D., Fernandez, Z., Sarmiento J., Ignacio, J. & Lau, Y. (2016). Examining the predicting effect of mindfulness on psychological well-being among undergraduate students: A structural equation modelling approach. Personality and Individual Differences, 91, 63–68.
2 Ignacio, J., Dolmans, D., Scherpbier, A., Rethans, J.J., Lopez, V. & Liaw, S.Y. Development,implementation and evaluation of a mental rehearsal strategy to improve clinical performance and reduce stress: A mixed methods study. Nurse Education Today, http://dx.doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2015.11.002.
3 Klainin-Yobas P., Ignacio J., Wong P.H.H., He H.H., Ngooi B.X. and Koh S.Q.D. (2015). Effects of the stress management (S-Manage) program for inpatients with mental disorders: A feasibility study. Biological Research for Nursing, http://dx.doi: 10.1177/1099800415595877.
4 Ignacio J., Dolmans D., Scherpbier A., Rethans, J.J., Chan S.W.C., Liaw S.Y. (2015). Comparison of standardized patients with high-fidelity simulators for managing stress and improvingperformance in clinical deterioration: A mixed methods study. Nurse Education Today, 35(12), 1161–1168.
6 Kowitlawakul Y., Chow Y.L., Zakir H.A.S., Ignacio J. (2015). Exploring the use of standardized patients for simulation-based learning in preparing advanced practice nurses. Nurse Education Today, 25(7), 894-899.
7 Kowitlawakul Y., Ignacio J, Lahiri M., Khoo S.M., Zhou W., Soon D. (2014). Exploring new healthcare professionals’ roles through interprofessional education. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 28(3): 267 – 269.
8 Mackey S., Tan K.K., Ignacio J., Palham S., Dawood R.B.M., Liaw S.Y. (2014). The learning experiences of senior student nurses who take on the role of standardised patient: A focus group study. Nurse Education in Practice. 14, 692-697.
9 Ignacio, J. (2012). Evaluation of simulation learning for clinically-experienced nurses. Singapore Nursing Journal. 39(1): 19-26.
10 Ignacio, J. and Taylor, B. (2013). Ethical Issues and Rigor in Healthcare Inquiry: A Discussion Paper. Journal of Nursing Interventions, 19, s56 – 61.
11 Ignacio, J, Chan M.F., Teo S.H., Tsen M., Goy R. (2012). Research in Brief - The effect of music on pain, anxiety, and use of analgesic on adults undergoing orthopaedic surgery: A pilot study. Singapore Nursing Journal, 39(4), 49 – 51.
12 Chiang, Y.L., Kalinin-Yobas, P., Ignacio, J. and Lee, C.M.L. (2011). The impact of antipsychotic side effects on attitudes towards medication in people with schizophrenia and related disorders. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20, 2172–2182.