Penni Patricia Sadlon, MSN/Ed, RN, CHSE
Assistant Professor/Simulation Director
Sadlon has been a registered nurse for 36 years with a clinical focus on acute care and post-anesthesia nursing. She leads the Rhode Island College School of Nursing simulation team in delivering high quality nursing education using experiential learning methods. Under Sadlon's direction, the simulation center was awarded a five-year (2014-2019) accreditation in the areas of teaching and education by The Society for Simulation in Healthcare. Sadlon is also a doctoral student at University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester and is pursuing a nursing research PhD with an interest in fostering reflection and meta-cognition for the development of higher-order thinking skills in complex environments.
Graduate Assistants Bio-sketches
Jacqueline Hurteau BSN, RN
Hurteau is an oncology certified nurse working full time in the inpatient oncology unit as a staff nurse and per diem at Women & Infants infusion center. She is in the acute care gerontology nurse practitioner program at RIC and has been a graduate assistant for Rhode Island College School of Nursing's Simulation center for the past two years.
Jessica L. Collinson, BSN, RN, CEN
Collinson has been a registered nurse for just under 5 years. She is alumni of the University of Rhode Island School of Nursing year 2013. Jessica started and is currently employed full time at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI. Collinson began her journey as an RN on a cardiac-medical-surgical unit and later transitioned her career to the emergency room at The Miriam Hospital. Jessica also works part time as a Graduate Assistant in Simulation Lab at RIC and the RINEC. Achieving her certification in emergency nursing motivated her to work towards master’s degree to become an acute care nurse practitioner at Rhode Island College. Collinson plans to continue working in both of her positions while attending to her education part time with goals of graduating in 2020.
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