Clinical Practice Consultant and Simulation Leader, Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California Risk Management and Patient Safety Team
NTSA April Webinar – A Call to Action: Leveraging Simulation to Improve Patient Safety in our Post-COVID World
Connie Lopez is a Clinical Practice Consultant and Simulation Leader for Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California Risk Management and Patient Safety Team. She has led Kaiser Permanente’s National and Regional l Risk Education and Healthcare Simulation Programs for 15 years. Ms. Lopez has 18+ years’ experience researching and implementing simulation-based educational programs in the clinical setting and has focused her simulations on improving teamwork and communication of practicing clinicians. Connie has presented perinatal, patient safety, and simulation related topics nationally and internationally over the past 13 years. She is a member of the Association for Nursing Professional Development, the Association of Women’s Health Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing, and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare; and has chaired educational events at both national and international conferences.