Leslie D. Catron, M.A.ED, BSN, RN, CHSE

Simulation Center Director and Instructor
559-712-4200
lcatron@chsu.edu

Degrees and Certifications:

M.A.ED, Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, CA

BSN, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK

Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE), Society for Simulation in Healthcare

Simulation Education Certificate, BryanLGH College of Health Sciences, Lincoln, NB

Specialty:

Nursing and Interprofessional Clinical Education Specialist

Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse

Most recent teaching experience:

Clinical Education Specialist, Interprofessional Simulation Coordinator, Valley Children’s Healthcare

Full-Time Faculty of Nursing Program at West Hills College

Most recent publications / presentations:

Catron L. SSIH Nursing Section Webinar “Mental Health Simulation for Large Groups”. Clovis, CA 2019

Catron L. “Refining with Projects, Processes and Performances in Perioperative Services”, SSIH Nursing Section selection for the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Conference. Phoenix, AZ 2019

Bethards, M, Cook, S, Bidigare, C, Catron, L, et al. (2018). Challenges of implementing healthcare simulation in community colleges: A white paper presented to the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning by the Nursing Section Community College Work group.

Bilskey, K & Catron, L (2018). Chapter 43:  SIMCamp: Trauma Simulation, Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice Team Training. In S.H. Campbell & K. Daley (eds) Simulation Scenarios for Nursing Educators: Making it REAL (3rd Ed). (pp.27-36). New York, N.Y.: Springer Publishing Company, Inc.

Standardized Patient Program – Student Assessment Training Workshop, College of Pharmacy California Health Sciences University, Clovis, CA 2018

The Perspective of Nurses on the Health Care Team, Health Systems Course College of Pharmacy California Health Sciences University, Clovis, CA 2018

Simulation: Why bother. Association of Operating Room Nurses Central Valley Chapter, Fresno, CA 2018

Interprofessional simulation. Advanced Care of the Pediatric Patient Conference 2018, Valley Children’s Healthcare Madera, CA. 2018

Hands-on Orientation for Embedded Learning:  Taking Didactic Knowledge to the Simulation experience, a Pilot Critical Care Transport Team Orientation SIMCamp. International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare IMSH 2018, Los Angeles, CA 2018

Train Faculty for Simulation:  How a Stand-Alone Rural Hospital Developed a Competency-Based, Interprofessional Simulation Education Model Using Simulation Standards for Team Development. International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare IMSH 2018, Los Angeles, CA. 2018

Challenges of implementing simulation in community colleges. International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare 2018, Los Angeles, CA.  2018