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Kate J. Morse, PhD MSN RN AGACNP-Ret

Kate Morse


Assistant Dean for Experiential Learning and Innovation, Associate Clinical Professor

College of Nursing and Health Professions

215.762.1710 P
New College Building, 245 N. 15th Street, Room 4604

Kate J. Morse, PhD, is the assistant dean for Experiential Learning and Innovation and an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University. She earned her BSN from the University of Calgary, Calgary Albert, her MSN from San Diego State University, a post-Mater’s Certificate in Nursing Education from California State University, Long Beach and a PhD in Nursing Education from Villanova University. Morse has extensive clinical experience as a critical nurse and an acute care nurse practitioner. After 23 years in practice as a nurse practitioner, she now focuses her care of patients on “simulated patients.” Morse has presented and worked with healthcare simulation centers nationally and internationally, including Canada, Germany, Belgium, France, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Dubai and Brazil. Her expertise includes active learning, simulation faculty development and lead educator for the development of the “Speaking Up with Good Judgment” program at Mater Health Services in Brisbane Australia. She actively presents on simulation in healthcare topics regionally, nationally and internationally.


Healthcare simulation, difficult conversations, faculty development, experiential learning, psychological safety in teams and learning

Research Interests:

Reflective practice, creating transformative learning experiences, active learning, infusing simulation and debriefing across the curriculum

Professional Society:

Society in Simulation in Healthcare (SSIH)
National League for Nursing (NLN)
Society for Simulation in Europe (SESAM)