Mr. Les Barta

Rutgers University

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Rutgers University


Mr. Barta is currently the Director of Simulation at Rutgers University's Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. He has been in the medical field for over 25 years starting as an emergency medical technician on an ambulance, becoming a paramedic, and serving as a lieutenant in emergency services while holding instructorships in several programs including pre-hospital education programs and advanced cardiac life support. He has worked with simulation as a cornerstone of many projects developing clinical care competitions and various assessments of pre-hospital and in hospital care systems for trauma/ECMO services and their providers. His interests in simulation include inter-professional education and innovations in the applications of patient safety and teamwork.