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Jared W. Henricksen, MD

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Jared W. Henricksen, MD, went from Milwaukee to Tucson, then on to Memphis completing his medical school, pediatric residency, and pediatric critical care training. He currently practices at Primary Children's Hospital as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Critical Care in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. He has been the Primary Children’s Simulation Program Medical Director since 2010, and has also been the Intermountain Simulation Medical Director since 2013. Using simulation to improve clinician training and communication to ultimately achieve reliable patient care is the simulation outcome he is most interested in.

 

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Ashley Cassity, MSN, RN

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Ashley Cassity, MSN, RN, CHSE,has been working for Intermountain Healthcare for 15 years.  She worked in the float pool department as a PCA, LPN and RN.  She was the float pool unit educator and now is able to help simulation grow and improve throughout the corporation.  Ashley is excited to use simulation as a way to allow staff to provide safe, extraordinary care to patients.  Her goal is to help grow the Simulation Program within Intermountain Healthcare.

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Angie Kahoush, MSN, BSN, RN-BC

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Angie Kahoush, MSN, BSN, RN-BC, is a Masters prepared Nurse with 25 years of nursing experience with Intermountain Healthcare. She began her career as a nurse on the Medical Surgical unit at UVRMC, and has since worked in case management, been a clinical educator and currently works in the South Region as the Simulation Manager overseeing simulation for 7 Intermountain facilities. Angie’s simulation journey began 5 years ago when she was tasked with starting a simulation program in the South Region. Under her leadership, the simulation program has grown from 1 very part time simulation faculty position and 140 staff participating in the first year, to 3 full time simulation faculty positions and 2,600 staff participating in simulation in 2014. Angie is married and has beautiful twin girls and a beautiful (not so baby) boy.

 

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Cory A. Kartchner, APRN, MSN, NP-C

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Cory A. Kartchner, MSN, APRN, has been both a nurse and a nurse practitioner in the pediatric intensive care unit at Primary Children's Hospital for over 15 years. He has been a part of medical simulation at Primary Children's Medical Center since September of 2010 and faculty member of our simulation facilitator course since its inception. He is the team leader of the trauma simulation program at Primary Children's Hospital.

Cory received his Bachelor's of Nursing degree from Westminster College and his Master's of Nursing degree from Brigham Young University.

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Toban Knight, Simulation Technologist

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Patty Konen BSN, RN

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Patty Konen, BSN, RN has been with Intermountain Healthcare for 29 years. She began her career on West 8 Medical Telemetry Unit at LDS Hospital. While on West 8 she was a part of the leadership team, Safe Patient Handling, NICHE and other Central Region quality improvement teams. She became a clinical educator in 2005 and a simulation facilitator in 2013. She is currently a Simulation Coordinator for System. Patty believes that simulation is an excellent way to provide education and team training for our staff.  In turn, they can give deliver extraordinary care to our patients by providing the best possible outcomes.

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Sarah Minson, MSN, RN

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Sarah Minson, MSN, RN, is a Simulation Coordinator for Intermountain Healthcare.  She supports the simulation program through facilitation, facilitator support, scenario development, and program planning.  Sarah attended simulation team training at the Harvard Institute for Medical Simulation in Boston, MA.  She helped develop the Intermountain Facilitator Course in 2011 and continues to participate as a course planner and faculty member.

Sarah graduated from the U of U in Health Promotion and Education and later graduated from the U with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Western Governors University.

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Jenny Shaffer, Simulation Technologist

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Jacob Skeen, Simulation Technologist

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Phillip Wortham, BA, CHSOS

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Phillip Wortham, BA, CHSOS, has been involved within simulation technology and implementation for over 7 years. He has worked within three major healthcare systems including: Children’s Hospital Colorado, which is linked to the University of Colorado Network of Care, and Intermountain Healthcare.

Phillip received his simulation training from the Harvard Institute for Medical Simulation in Boston, MA and is currently the System Simulation Manager for Operations and Technology at Intermountain Healthcare, overseeing simulation within 22 hospitals comprising of 10 simulation labs.

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