Katie Molitor, MA, RN, CHSE®
Assistant Professor of Nursing
St. Catherine University
Katie Molitor, MA, RN, CHSE®, is an an Assistant Professor of Nursing, at St. Catherine University. She completed her MA at St. Catherine University in 2010 and has been working in nursing simulation education since that time. She received her graduate certificate in Healthcare Simulation from Boise State University in June 2019. Katie has facilitated simulation learning with multi-disciplinary teams in the acute care setting at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, and has spent her most recent practice working with nursing students in the University setting.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

This interactive seminar will address optimizing the interprofessional clinical learning environment, and clinical practice, through the principles of improvisational theatre. The skills utilized by improvisational actors demonstrate their ability to accept uncertainty and ambiguity. Health care providers require these same skills to effectively practice in an intrinsically unpredictable environment. Improvisational actors count on their fellow actors to expand on ideas as they create a scene on stage. They listen carefully while observing body language, paying attention not only to the words…