Linda Blazovich, DNP, RN, CNE, CHSE
Professor of Nursing
St. Catherine University
Linda Blazovich, DNP, RN, CNE, CHSE is a Professor of Nursing at St. Catherine University and is the Director of Simulation in the College for Women Nursing program. She taught nursing in the classroom, lab, and clinical. Linda was trained in simulation theory and techniques at the Mayo Simulation Center in Rochester, MN and is skilled in all aspects of simulation. Linda has done research, co-authored articles, and presented at national and international conferences on simulation.
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…