SUSAN D CHASE-CANTARINI
  • RN-BS Program Director, Con Nursing
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing
801-585-9642

Research Statement

Dr. Sue Chase-Cantarini has a solid clinical background in Nursing Education. Since joining the faculty at the University of Utah College of Nursing she has taught a variety of courses and held various administrative positions in the baccalaureate and interprofessional education (IPE) programs. She served as Coordinator of Diversity Affairs, Director of RN-BS Program, and Advisor for IPE. The RN-BS Program transition to a fully online platform under her leadership. Combined with her teaching assignments, she explores best practices in online instruction and evaluation. In 2010, she immersed herself into advanced simulation design, development, instruction and scholarship. At the same time, she joined the IPE Committee and now leads several collaborative efforts across health sciences. She completed her Doctor in Nursing Practice in 2014 and recently completed leadership of a 3 year Advanced Nursing Education HRSA grant “An Interprofessional Education Model for Telehealth Management of Multiple Chronic Health Conditions in Rural Populations” introducing best practices of interprofessional collaboration and telemedicine technology. Her research and scholarship continues in exploring various teaching modalities, to advance nursing education, IPE strategies, mwntorship engagement and innovative care delivery models to improve patient care.

Research Keywords

  • Telemedicine Education
  • Simulation Technology in Education
  • Online Education
  • Interprofessional Education
  • Heath Promotion
  • Parent-Child and Adult Nursing

Presentations

  • Nimble Gerontological Interprofessional Education During a Pandemic, Gerontological Society of America (Virtual meeting). Poster, Presented, 11/04/2020.
  • Your Daily Moment of Zen Feedback (Academy of Health Science Educators, University of Utah, UT). Presentation, Presented, 09/22/2020.
  • Integrating Primary Care Nursing Throughout Undergraduate Nursing Curricula. Western Institute of Nursing. Panel, Accepted, 03/01/2020.
  • Co-creating a Healthy Workplace in a Competitive Academic Environment, American Holistic Nurses Association. Poster, Accepted, 01/30/2020.
  • Challenging Student Feedback Scenarios: Using the Mentorship Soundboard (Academy of Health Science Educators, Mini Workshop, University of Utah, UT). Presentation, Presented, 09/26/2019.
  • Challenging Mentoring Experiences: Using the Mentoring Soundboard (Academy of Health Science Educators). Presentation, Presented, 09/17/2019.
  • Creative Telehealth Training in an Academic Setting (National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/21/2019.
  • "Innovative Models in Telehealth: Education, Clinical Care and Research"; Northwest Regional Telehealth Conference, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/02/2018.
  • "Increasing Constructive Feedback in a Mentoring Relationship"; Academy of Health Science Educators, University of Utah, UT. Presentation, Presented, 09/27/2018.
  • "Advancing Interprofessional Telemedicine Educations: A Mixed Methods Analysis of Student Knowledge, Beliefs and Attitudes"; Academy of Health Science Educators; University of Utah. Presentation, Presented, 09/27/2018.
  • Interprofessional Training In Long Term Care, American Gerontological Society Annual Conference. Poster, Presented, 02/01/2018.
  • Development of a Tool to Observe Behavioral Interprofessional Collaborative Practice at the Collaborating Across Borders Conference . Poster, Presented, 10/04/2017.
  • An Innovative Education Model in Partnership with Project ECHO to Promote Interprofessional Collaboration and Advance Care in Rural Populations. Poster, Presented, 10/04/2017.
  • Innovative in Interprofessional Telemedicine Education: Preparing Future Providers for Collaborative Practice at the Collaborating Across Borders Conference. Presentation, Presented, 10/03/2017.
  • Mentor Development Workshop:Being a Better Mentor By Engaging in Difficult Conversations. Academy of Health Science Educators Annual Symposium. Presentation, Presented, 09/28/2017.
  • Creating Synergy for Student Leadership Development Curricula Across Health Sciences, Academy of Health Science Educators Annual Symposium. Presentation, Presented, 09/28/2017.
  • Stress Management and Relaxation in the Classroom, American Holistic Nurses Association, Palm Springs, CA. Presentation, Presented, 06/15/2017.
  • Teaching Stress Management Skills in the Classroom to Improve Health and Learning at the Utah Valley University Research Conference. Presentation, Presented, 03/14/2017.
  • Managing Stress in the Classroom to Improve Learning at Building Healthy Academic Communities Conference, Gainesville, FL. Presentation, Accepted, 01/13/2017.
  • Clinical Immersions: An innovative Educational Model in Partnership with Project ECHO at the Collaborating Across Borders Conference. Presentation, Submitted, 01/13/2017.
  • Innovations in Interprofessional Telemedicine Education: Preparing future Providers for Collaborative Practice, Academy of Health Science Educators Symposium. Poster, Presented, 09/19/2016.
  • Developing a Community of Mentorship and Partnership at the Academy of Health Science Educators Symposium. Presentation, Presented, 09/19/2016.
  • Stress Management for Students at the Academy of Health Science Educators Symposium. Presentation, Presented, 09/19/2016.
  • "Strategies to Prepare Students across Programs for Success in Interprofessional Education", Nursing and Allied Health Educators Conference at Sea. Poster, Presented, 06/08/2016.
  • "Fostering Collaborative Practice and Leadership Through Graduate Interprofessional Education Ecnounters", Nursing and Allied Health Educators Conference at Sea. Poster, Presented, 06/08/2016.
  • Innovations in Interprofessional Education Simulation using Telehealth Technology at the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Conference. Presentation, Submitted, 06/06/2016.
  • "Innovative Telemedicine Education: Preparing Future Providers for Collaborative Practice", Annual Telemedicine Meeting and Trade Show. Presentation, Presented, 05/09/2016.
  • Promoting Best Practices of Telemedicine and Interprofessional Practice through Innovative Teaching Strategies across Health Sciences", College of Nursing Seminar Series. Presentation, Presented, 01/08/2016.
  • "Creating Successful Interprofessional Simulation Scenarios: From Planning to Implementation and Evaluation", American Academy of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Baccalaureate Education Conference. Poster, Presented, 11/20/2015.
  • "Promoting Best Practices of Telemedicine and Interprofessional Practice through Online Modules and Simulation, NLN/Elsevier Technology Conference (Tampa, FL). Presentation, Presented, 10/16/2015.
  • "Innovative Program Focused Strategies to Incorporate DNP Essentials: Technology, Leadership and Interprofessional Collaboration", National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties. Presentation, Submitted, 10/16/2015.
  • "Interprofessional Education 101: An Introduction to IPE at the University of Utah Health Science Center", Academy of Health Science Education Symposium. Presentation, Presented, 09/21/2015.
  • "Preparing Graduate Students for Interprofessional Telemedicine Collaboration Using Innovative Online Educational Modules and Simulation", International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL). Poster, Presented, 06/11/2015.
  • Health Policy Lecture Series (Department of Family and Preventive Medicine) "The Education of Future Health Professionals: Leading in the Transformation of Healthcare". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/24/2015.
  • "Preparing Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Students for Interprofessional Telehealth Collaboration Using Innovative Educational Modules and Simulation", American Academy of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Doctoral Education Conference. Presentation, Presented, 01/29/2015.
  • "Preparing Students for Interprofessional Telehealth Collaboration Using Online Educational Modules", Annual CME Snowbird Conference. Poster, Presented, 08/07/2014.
  • "Betting on the Team: Strategies to Enhance Technician and Faculty Teamwork in Complex Simulation Environments", International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL). Poster, Presented, 06/13/2013.
  • "Interprofessional Education at the University of Utah Health Sciences", College of Nursing Seminar Series. Presentation, Presented, 03/08/2013.
  • Podium Presentation at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) "Incorporating Creative Pre and Post-Scenario Activities into the Simulation Day" . Presentation, Presented, 01/26/2013.
  • "Impact of Health Literacy on Healthcare" to Everest College, Salt Lake City UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/05/2012.
  • Health Literacy in Health Care - Presented at the Utah Student Nurses Association (USNA). Presentation, Presented, 02/04/2012.
  • "Principles of Health Literacy in Patient Communication" at Utah Nurses Association Conference in Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 09/2011.
  • Developed and delivered 2 presentations on "Incorporating Clinical Simulation into Nursing Programs" at Everest College and Ameritech Colleges. Presentation, Presented, 09/2011.
  • "Integrating Community Health Concepts in Clinical Simulation", International Nursing Association for Clinical simulation and Learning (INACSL). Poster, Presented, 06/16/2011.
  • Developed and Presented 1 day Pre-Conference Session "Simulation 101" at the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/30/2011.
  • "Intergration of Health Literacy throughout the Baccalaureate Program" at University of Utah. College of Nursing Seminar Series. Presentation, Presented, 01/2011.
  • "Improving Faculty Productivity and Student Learning through Online Course Design and Delivery", Emerging Technologies in Nurse Education Conference. Poster, Presented, 09/25/2008.

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Publications

  • Chase-Cantarini, S & Christiaens, G (2019). Introducing Mindfulness Moments in the Classroom. Elsevier, Journal of Professional Nursing. Vol. 25, 389-392. Published, 04/04/2019.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2019.04.002
  • Shipman, J., Chase-Cantarini, S., Wilson, R. & Weber, A. (2016) Designing an interprofessional education program from planning to implementation. In Edwards, M. (Ed.) Interprofessional Education for Medical Libraries: Partnering for Success. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing. Published, 07/01/2016.
  • Understanding and Eliminating Disparities in Health Care: Development and Assessment of Cultural Competence for Interdisciplinary Health Professionals at The University of Utah - A 3-Year Investigation. Published, 01/01/2010.