Katie Pawloski has an extensive background in Cardiology, Critical Care, Informatics and Simulation. She has developed and taught curriculum at various educational levels (MSN, BSN and AS RN) in areas including medical surgical nursing, critical care, pathophysiology, informatics, pharmacology, research, nursing theory and statistics. During her 15 years of teaching, she has spent the last 7 years teaching in the online format, primarily for ASBN, BSN and MSN programs. She spent several years as the director of education for a computer and virtual simulation company where she was responsible to participate in research and presented locally, statewide, nationally and internationally on the research and simulation practices. Her research interest is program evaluation, particularly related to simulation in practice.