ArticlesImmersive Virtual Reality Simulations in Nursing EducationKilmon, Carol A.; Brown, Leonard; Ghosh, Sumit; Mikitiuk, ArturAuthor Information About the Authors Carol A. Kilmon, PhD, RN, is an associate professor at the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Texas at Tyler. Leonard Brown, PhD, is an associate professor and Sumit Ghosh, PhD, is a professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at Tyler. Artur Mikitiuk, PhD, was an assistant professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at Tyler at the time this article was written. He is currently an assistant professor, Professor Kotarbinski Olsztyn Academy of Computer Science and Management, Olsztyn, Poland. Contact Dr. Kilmon at Carol_Kilmon@uttyler.edu. Development of the virtual crash cart described in this article was supported by a faculty research grant from the University of Texas at Tyler. Nursing Education Perspectives: September-October 2010 - Volume 31 - Issue 5 - p 314-317 Buy Abstract ABSTRACT This article explores immersive virtual reality as a potential educational strategy for nursing education and describes an immersive learning experience now being developed for nurses. This pioneering project is a virtual reality application targeting speed and accuracy of nurse response in emergency situations requiring cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Other potential uses and implications for the development of virtual reality learning programs are discussed. Copyright 2010 by National League for Nursing, Inc.