CAROLYN SCHEESE
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing

Education

  • BSN, Nursing, Weber State University
  • ADN , Nursing, Weber State College
  • Master of Science (MS) Teaching Nursing emphasis, College of Nursing , University of Utah
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - Organizational Leadership , College of Nursing , University of Utah. Project: Using Leadership Principles and Theory to Implement an Automated PHQ-9 into an EMR
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Informatics, College of Nursing , University of Utah

Biography

 Carolyn Scheese received her BSN from Weber State University, and her MS and DNP from the University of Utah where she also earned a Certificate in Informatics. Her interest is in human factors and human systems interaction.

She began teaching at the University of Utah, College of Nursing in 2007.  Carolyn has served as the Operations Director Simulation Learning Center and the Director of the RN-BS Program.  She teaches in the undergraduate baccalaureate program where she loves to teach students in the traditional program and to help RN’s complete their degree in the RN to BS program.

She has 23 years’ experience at a trauma one facility in the Operating Room working in a variety of roles including: scrub, circulator, Transplant Team Coordinator, Unit Educator, and as Program Director for the Intermountain Healthcare Surgical Technology Program and RN Perioperative Program for 11 years. She also had the opportunity to go on two missions with Operation Smile to Manizales, Colombia, where they performed cleft lip and palate repairs.

Career Highlights

Recent Publications and Presentations:   

Scheese, C., Tometich, C. & Miklius, A. (2019) Using Leadership & Theory to Implement an Automated PHQ-9 into an EMR & Provider Workflow. Poster Presentation. Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference.

Scheese, C.H. (2018). Chapter 20: Operations and management of environment, personnel and non-personnel resources.  In Wilson, L. & Whittmann-Price, R. (Ed.), Certified healthcare simulation education (CHSE) review manual. 2nd ed.  New York: Springer Publishing. 

Scheese, C.H. (2014). Chapter 20: Operations and management of environment, personnel and non-personnel resources. In Wilson, L. & Whittmann-Price, R. (Ed.), Certified healthcare simulation education (CHSE) review manual. New York: Springer Publishing.

Rhees, J. R., Scheese, C., Ward, D. E., Hollister, L., Blamires, T., Wilkins, D. G., & Madden, C. (2015). Clinical practice simulation for blood transfusion reactions: An interprofessional approach. Clinical Laboratory Science. 28 (4), 224-231. ISSN: 0894-959X (Received ASCLS CLS Clinical Practice Distinguished Author Award).
 
Scheese, C.H. & Supiano, K.P. (2013). Learning from grief: Utilizing a simulation center for research. Nursing Management. 44(2). 32-37. ISSN: 0744-6314 PMID: 23348628
 

Scheese, C. (2010). Electronic Instruction. 8 modules: Artificial Nails; Anatomical Remains, Disposal; Cleaning the OR; Culture and Tissue Handling; Frozen Section Specimen Handling; Metal Fragments, Disposal; Permanent Section Specimen Handling; Sharps, Disposal. In Lippincott’s Nursing Procedures and Skills, electronic resource; Ambler, PA. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 9780781788014. 

Scheese, C. & Doria, J. (2017). Podium Presentation: Overcoming reality and culture shock as a new faculty member. Utah Women in Higher Education Network (UWHEN) 2017 Leadership Conference. Price, Utah. April 7, 2017. 

Scheese, C. & Lassche, M. (2010). Podium Presentation. “Academic Conduct Guidance and Tracking System Development”.  American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Baccalaureate Education Conference.  Nov 20, 2010.  Orlando, FL.

 

Scheese, C. (2007). CD-ROM Instructional. Preoperative Surgical Procedures Interactive CD-ROM, Subject Matter Expert/Author; Albany, New York. Thompson Delmar Publishing. ISBN: 1-4180-9814-9

 

Scheese, C. & Swain-Sargent, A. (2003) Poster Presentation. Meeting Staffing Needs for RN’s and Surgical Technologists:  Creating Programs for Training and Retention in the Perioperative Setting. Association of  periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) National Congress, San Diego, CA.