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Lorraine Petti
Lorraine
Petti
MPAS, PA-C
Associate Professor
Master Physician Assistant
LPetti@samuelmerritt.edu
510-879-9200

Lorraine Petti, Assistant Professor ,  SMU Department of Physician Assistant, is a graduate of Cornell University (1980),  Albany Medical College Physician Assistant Program (1988), and received her  Masters  degree in Physician Assistant Studies from University of Nebraska in 1999.  She joined the SMU PA Program in 1999 as Clinical Coordinator and since that time has served in every position in the Department including Program Director from 2004-2008.  Lorraine has over 25 years of clinical experience in Emergency Medicine and is currently on staff at UCSF Emergency Department as Senior Physician Assistant.

Cornell University

Bachelor of Science with distinction 1980

 

Albany Medical College

Physician Assistant Program 1988

 

 

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Master of Physician Assistant Studies 1999

 

Lorraine teaches Clinical Skills Lab and Integrating Seminar courses. She has a keen interest in the implementation and integration of simulation into all phases of physician assistant didactic and clinical curricula.  She continues to expand her own knowledge of simulation programming so that she may assist faculty at SMU, with the goal of participation in multidisciplinary integration of simulation in all academic departments at the University.

Petti. L. Summers, T.(2016). Effectiveness of Pre-Clinical Physician Assistant Boot Camp. Research Abstract Rounds: 16th  International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. (10) 6: 449.

Gage-Kelly, L. Petti,L., Cook, L. (2016). Evaluation of an Interprofessional Simulation Experience Related to Teamstepps Competencies with Nursing and Physician Assistant Students. Research Abstract Rounds: 16th  International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. (10) 6: 438.

Petti, L. (2014). Utilizing Simulation to Integrate Interprofessional Education into the Clinical Curriculum for Nursing and Physician Assistant Students.  Research Abstract Rounds: 14th  International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. January 26, 2014. San Francisco.

  

Petti.L (2013). Development of an Assessment Rubric to Measure Clinical Competencies in Physician Assistant Education.   Simulation in Healthcare: The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.  (8) 6: 481.

 

Petti,L. (2012). Simulation as an Effective Instructional Framework for Clinical Competencies: MPA Student Evaluation of Transition from Problem Based Learning Format to Simulation. Simulation in Healthcare (7) 6: 407.

Peer Reviewed  Presentations

 

Petti. L. Summers, T.(2016). Effectiveness of Pre-Clinical Physician Assistant Boot Camp. Research Abstract Rounds: 16th  International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. (10) 6: 449.

 

Petti, L. (2016). Inter-Rater Reliability of an Assessment Rubric to Measure Clinical Competencies in Physician Assistant Education. Research Abstract Rounds: 14th  International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

 

Gage-Kelly, L. Petti,L., Cook, L. (2016). Evaluation of an Interprofessional Simulation Experience Related to Teamstepps Competencies with Nursing and Physician Assistant Students. Research Abstract Rounds: 16th  International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. (10) 6: 438.

 

Petti, L. (2014). Utilizing Simulation to Integrate Interprofessional Education into the Clinical Curriculum for Nursing and Physician Assistant Students.   Research Abstract Rounds: 14th  International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. January 26, 2014. San Francisco.

 

Petti.L (2013). Development of an Assessment Rubric to Measure Clinical Competencies in Physician Assistant Education.   Simulation in Healthcare: The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.  (8) 6: 481.

 

Petti,L. (2012). Simulation as an Effective Instructional Framework for Clinical Competencies: MPA Student Evaluation of Transition from Problem Based Learning Format to Simulation. Simulation in Healthcare (7) 6: 407.

 

Petti,L., Gage-Kelly, L., Cook, L., (2012) “Interprofessional Simulation: A Team Approach” Samuel Merritt University Spring Research Symposium, 2012.

 

Panel Presentation : Legal and Malpractice Issues: Case Discussion.

UCSF Allied Health Provider Health Forum September 2011

 

Presenter: Curricular Innovation: design, development and integration of an electronic

medical record into the MPA curriculum at SMU: Samuel Merritt University Research Symposium 2011.

 

Presenter : Ortho Splinting workshops: UCSF Topics in Emergency Medicine Conferences: 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009.

 

(Rhones, K.), Petti, L., Ramachandran,T., "Reduction of Serum Cholesterol through Patient Education and Dietary Counseling in an Inner City Hospital", Clinical Research, Vol 37, No.2, (1989).

 

 

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