Jodie Paterson, RN, MSN, CPN(C)
Jodie is a Registered Nurse and Regional Knowledge Coordinator for Perioperative Specialty Education at Interior Health. Her responsibilities include supporting nurses through the Regional Perioperative Education Program and delivering education to perioperative nurses, with a focus on the East Kootenay region. Jodie completed her nursing studies at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2014 and a Master of Science in Nursing degree in 2020. Jodie began her career in perioperative nursing as a new graduate nurse and achieved her CPN(C) in 2017. Jodie is passionate about the promotion of evidence-informed perioperative practice and is a strong advocate for the ongoing education needs of perioperative nurses. Her grandmothers’ devastating experience with a SSI keeps Jodie motivated in her support for best practice. Jodie is a strong believer in building efficiency from good habits and best practice.