Connie Lopez, MSN, CNS, RNC-OB, CPHRM, CHSE-A
Connie Lopez is the Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist and Simulation Lead for Kaiser Permanente’s Walnut Creek Medical Center. She led Kaiser Permanente’s National Risk Education and Healthcare Simulation Programs for 10 years. Ms. Lopez has 13 years’ experience researching and implementing interactive educational programs in the clinical setting and has focused much of this work on improving teamwork and communication of practicing clinicians. Connie has presented perinatal, patient safety and simulation related topics nationally and internationally over the past ten years. She is a member of the Association for Nursing Professional Development, the Association of Women’s Health Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and has chaired educational events at both national and international conferences.