Madeline (Maddie) Lassche, MSNEd, RN, CHSE

Curriculum Vitae

  • Executive Director of Simulation, College Of Nursing
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing



  • Bachelor of Science 1999, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
  • Master of Science 2007, WESTMINSTER COLLEGE OF SALT LA

Honors & Awards

  • Nominated: Preceptor of the Year Award. University of Utah, College of Nursing, 05/12/2016
  • 2nd Place Abstract Award: Lassche, M., Al-Qaaydeh, S., & Van Os, D. Identifying Student Clinical Comfort & Worry in the Pediatric Setting: A Multi-Site study. Intermountain Healthcare Research Conference, 10/23/2015
  • Winner of the Khan Academy, the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing NCLEX video competition. KHAN Acadamy NCLEX-RN Competition, 01/20/2014
  • 2nd Place Poster Award: Lassche, M. & Scheese, C. Effective Team Work: More than a Game of Chance; 12th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference. The international Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL), 06/20/2013
  • Faculty Spirit Award. University of Utah, College of Nursing, 08/2010
  • Bronze Telly Award: Finalist in Motivational. "Nurses Week 2005: CARING". Primary Children's Hospital, 04/2005


Madeline Lassche, MSNEd, RN teaches primarily in pediatrics and is considered an expert on pediatric respiratory and cardiovascular issues. Madeline also has expertise in writing simulation scenarios for the University of Utah, College of Nursing and Elsevier publishing. She has presented numerous times at national and international simulation conferences and is currently working with simulaton experts accross Utah to establish the Utah Simulation Coalition.


  • Elsevier Publishing (Elsevier), Peer Advisor - SimChart, 12/2011 - present
  • Elsevier Publishing (Elsevier), Consultant: Pediatric Subject Matter Expert for Simulation Learning Systems, 08/2009 - 08/2013


  • English, fluent.

Career Highlights

Simulation Faculty Facilitator/Development of Simulation Program

Entrance to the PhD program at the University of Utah, College of Nursing

Elsevier Consultant and Pediatric Content Expert

President of Sigma Theta Tau Gamma Rho Chapter

President of the Nursing Staff Representative Council at Primary Children's MC

Intermountain West Nursing Staff Development Organization (IMWNSDO) Conference Board