MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, RN-BC, CHSE
Simulation Education Specialist and Assistant Clinical Professor
Jen Carroll, MSN, is an assistant clinical professor in Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions. Her clinical background is in emergency and trauma nursing with experience in urban, suburban and rural emergency departments. She is board-certified as both an emergency and trauma nurse. Carroll earned an MSN in Leadership and Health Systems Management from Drexel University where her culminating academic projects explored the application of biometric identification in emergency department triage settings. She has experience with operational efficiency and performance improvement in emergency department triage settings as well as organization-wide quality and safety accreditation environments.
Through many roles, both at the bedside and as a formal educator, she has enjoyed creating an immersive and supportive learning environment for students. Carroll has experience leveraging technology and informatics to enhance student and educational program performance in a variety of settings. She has built databases, websites and research programs entirely online and has created and managed a variety of research projects particularly relating to educational research.
American Nurses Association (ANA)
National Leauge for Nursing (NLN)
Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
Society of Trauma Nurses (STN)
American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA)
Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Carroll's research interests include the use of technology to enhance learning as well as factors affecting knowledge retention. Of particular interest are technologies such as gamification of learning, simulation, app-based technology in continuing education and virtual reality in nursing education.
Carroll is a certified emergency nurse (CEN), a trauma certified registered nurse (TCRN), a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE), and has obtained the ANCC certification for Nursing Informatics (RN-BC). She has extensive experience in a variety of emergency department and trauma settings involving direct bedside care as well as the management of educational programs and accreditation relating to these specialties. She also has experience in quality and safety and performance improvement, project management and optimizing organizational adherence to accreditation guidelines utilizing technology.
MSN, Leadership and Health Systems Management