Jill Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Utah Valley University. She has worked for many years in the clinical environment with nursing experience in labor and delivery, Life Flight, pediatrics, emergency medicine, med-surg, ICU step-down, and oncology, as well as various specialties in simulation. She currently teaches courses in aging, simulation, women/children, and palliative care. Research interests include student mentoring, simulation, compassion fatigue in caregivers, emergency management and mass casualty response planning. She completed her MSN at Utah Valley University, and bachelor’s degrees in nursing from Colorado State-Pueblo, and in English from Kansas State University.