Denise R Cochran, BSN, RN
North Florida / South Georgia Veterans Health System
Simulation Specialist and Patient Safety Manager
For the past 7 years, Denise Cochran has served as simulation coordinator for the Interdisciplinary Simulation and Education Center (ISEC) , serving the North Florida/South Georgia Veteran Health System. She has developed curriculum and simulation based programming for nursing, medicine, surgery, and anesthesia services located at the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center , Lake City VA Medical Center, and 14 satellite facilities. With a background in emergency nursing , Ms. Cochran has been engaged as a clinical educator, Director of American Heart Programs, and a Patient Safety Manager, while integrating simulation based training throughout the Veteran Health system. In 2012, she received the VA Under Secretary of Health Excellence in Clinical Simulation Training, Education and Research Award for her contribution to simulation practices within the VA system.
Angel J. Nater, MS, PM
EMS Program Manager
Center for Public Safety
Seminole State College of Florida