Adam Dodson, NCEE, NRP, CCEMTP
Adam began working in Emergency Medical Services and the Fire Department in 1989, and quickly became a National Certified Firefighter and Paramedic. In 1995, he joined the U.S. Army and was stationed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center as the Non-Commissioned Officer-in-Charge (NCOIC) of their Emergency Department. He taught several Medics for the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserve before his honorable discharge. Adam’s career with Johns Hopkins Hospital began in 1997 as a Critical Care Paramedic. He was instrumental in the development of new employees as a field training officer. He started teaching in 2003 with the University of Maryland- Baltimore County, and is still involved with their PACE program and teaches their American Heart Association courses. In 2009, Adam began teaching interdisciplinary hospital team members at York Hospital in Pennsylvania. His role as Lead Instructor for the EMS Academy contributed to the creation several annual ancillary courses within the community. In June of 2012, Adam began to devote his time to teaching and education with the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center. His background in education and EMS supports many of their mid-fidelity and high fidelity simulation training courses. He presently maintains 9 instructor credentials covering trauma, pediatrics, AHA, and burn education. Adam’s interests are congenital heart defects, medical research, and education. He also enjoys working on simulation for disaster preparedness, BLS and ACLS team training, and multisystem trauma scenarios.
Robert Blum, EMT, CNA
Robert Blum is the Simulation Technician for the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center. Robert has been involved in pre-hospital medicine since 2004 when he became an Emergency Medical Technician. As an Emergency Medical Technician Robert has been on 911, intra-facility, NICU, PICU and critical care transports. He is also an American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor. Robert began as the Simulation Technician at the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center in June 2011. His responsibilities include: room and manikin preparations, simulation equipment maintenance, testing and running scenarios w/ faculty instructors, assist with curriculum development, conduct simulations outside of the simulation lab, act as a confederate within scenarios, maintain proficiency in emerging simulation technology, and train faculty in operational aspects of simulation.
Standardized Patient Teaching Specialist
Neva Krauss is a highly trained Actress and Standardized Patient who is currently a Standardized Patient Trainer and Educator for the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center. With over 10 years of involvement in the Standardized Patient Program at Hopkins and other medical institutions-she has participated in effectively portraying individuals with a variety of needs including medical, psychological as well as emotional. Neva collaborates with faculty members and aids in the development of projects and cases for learner education . She also recruits, trains and manages the Standardized Patients.
Rose Zaeske, BFA
Genito-urinary & Physical Exam Teaching Specialist
Rose Zaeske is a specialist in the field of standardized patient educators, with more than 18 years experience in the use and development of standardized patient methodology, and more than 13 years experience running and maintaining a high quality Male and Female Genito-urinary Teaching Associate Program that has grown rapidly and currently meets the needs of numerous institutions in the region (medical, nursing and osteopathic schools, PA programs, & residency programs). Ms. Zaeske is also experienced in developing and maintaining a high quality Physical Exam Teaching Associate (PETA) program which has also grown since its inception in 2001. She collaborates on project and case development, and recruits and trains the genito-urinary and physical exam teaching associates.