Michelle Mathias RN, BSN, CNOR

Clinical Teamwork Coach

Education/ Background:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. Ambrose University


  • Support the organization’s strategic goal of implementing a comprehensive program directed at surgical site infection reduction
  • Audit team performance to ensure the consistent application of evidence-based tools and techniques.
  • Develop strategies using hardwired tactics to achieve results
  • Deliver targeted coaching on strategies / behaviors critical for reducing the incidence of surgical site infections.
  • Monitor surgical site infection rates to evaluate reduction strategies


  • Certified Nurse of the Operating Room (CNOR)

Professional Memberships:

  • Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)

Special Interests & Activities:

  • Surgical site infection reduction.
  • Clinical teamwork performance and coaching
  • Perioperative quality, safety, and research.


Phone: 319-678-7913
Address: C51-J GH

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