Joanne Farley Serembus, EdD, RN, CCRN, (Alumnus), CNE is certified as a critical care nurse (Alumnus) by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and is a certified as a nurse educator through the National League for Nursing. She also holds certification in online teaching from the Online Learning Consortium. Serembus' research interests include patient safety, particularly in medication administration and nursing education specifically, learner engagement in the online learning environment.
Serembus has thirty-three years of experience as a critical-care nurse, six years as a professional development nurse educator and over thirty years as an academic nurse educator. As a clinical nurse, Serembus performed in administrative roles as well as that of a clinical nurse specialist. As a nurse educator, Serembus served as director of two undergraduate nursing programs, distinguishing herself as a curriculum expert.
During her time at Drexel, Serembus has been faculty for the undergraduate, MSN and doctoral programs as well as past director for the MSN and RN-BSN programs. She is active on several departmental and University committees. She is a Drexel Online Learning Council Fellow.
- College of Nursing and Health Professions, Excellence in Online Teaching award in 2015
- Utilization of Research in Nursing Practice Award, Recipient, Region 6 of Sigma Theta Tau International
American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Online Learning Consortium
Association for Professional Nursing Development
National League for Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau
Serembus, J. F., & Murphy, J. (2020). Creating an Engaging Learning Environment through Video Discussions. Nurse Educator, 45(2), 68-70. Advanced online publication May, 2019. doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000701
Serembus, J. F., Hunt, P., Lenahan, K., & Lydon, A. (2019). Internet, Apps, and Tweets: Enhancing Clinical Learning through Just-In-Time Training. Nursing Education Perspectives. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000486 [Peer-reviewed]
Serembus, J. F., & Riccio, P. A. (2019). The relationship between student engagement and outcomes for online MSN students. Journal of Nursing Education, 58(4), 207-213. doi:10.3928/01484834-20190321-04
Kemery, D. C., & Serembus, J. F. (2019). Onboarding and Supporting Adjunct Faculty: An Innovative Approach. Nursing Education Perspectives, 40(4), 250-251. Advanced online publication July 2018. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000353.
Serembus, J. F. (2018). Recognizing and responding to risk, harm, and liability. Part II: Responding to Legal Charges: Malpractice, Negligence, and Claims of Harm. In P. R. Zuzelo (Ed.). Indirect care handbook for the advanced role nurse. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.
Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Nursing, Grant for Advanced Nursing Education Traineeship, (Primary Investigator). (Awarded 125,000).
PHEF Nurse Education Grant, (Co-Investigator). (Awarded 100,000).
Editorial review board membership:
Nurse Advise-Err (Institute of Safe Medication Practice)
Engagement in Online Learning; Patient Safety
Critical Care Nursing and Education
EdD, Higher Education & Leadership, 2000
MSN, Critical Care Nursing, 1985
University of Pennsylvania
BSN, Nursing, 1984
La Salle University
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital School of Nursing
*PostBaccalaureate Certificate Neuroscience, Learning and Online Instruction, 2017