Suzan Kardong-Edgren

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Suzan Kardong-Edgren, PhD, RN, ANEF, CHESE, FSSH, FAAN, is an internationally known thought leader and sought-after speaker in simulation. Dr. Kardong-Edgren received the highest honor in nursing education for simulation from the National League for Nursing, the Debby Spunt Lectureship in 2010. She serves as a consultant to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing on the landmark National Simulation Study, one of the largest nursing education studies ever undertaken. She is also a co-investigator on the high-stakes testing project for the National League for Nursing.

Dr. Kardong-Edgren was one of two nurses chosen to attend a 2011 think tank, working with 18 international experts to determine the top five priorities to increase patient safety using simulation. She has been working with the American Heart Association and Laerdal Medical Corporation to conduct CPR and ACLS research for the past four years. She was the first nurse to chair the Research Committee for the Society of Simulation in Healthcare, an interprofessional international simulation society. She publishes regularly and is the editor in chief of Clinical Simulation in Nursing. She was recently inducted as a National League for Nursing Educational Fellow.


March 22, 2019

8:45 AM - 9:45 AM – Our Nursing Academic Iceberg is Melting

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM – Simulation Hours and Clinical Hours: What Do We Know?