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Keigwin School of Nursing
2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211
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Dr. Kathleen Kavanagh
Executive Director of the Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, Healthcare Simulation Center.
BRCHS Healthcare Simulation Center
Areas of Specialization
Adult and Geriatric care, Bioethics, Medical Humanities, Healthcare Simulation Curriculum Development and Implementation, Research and Prototype Development.
- DMH, Drew University
- MSN, Ed, University of Medicine and Dentistry/Rutgers University
- BSN, Felician University
- ADN, Bergen Community College
Dr. Kathleen Kavanagh is the Executive Director of the Jacksonville University Healthcare Simulation Center. She has been a Registered Nurse since 1987 and Dr. Kavanagh’s diverse professional nursing background supports the following primary research interests 1) the development and implementation of effective collaborative inter- professional simulation healthcare curriculum and simulation scenarios focused on quality and safe patient care, experiential remote learning experiences including but not limited to telehealth; 2) academic-community healthcare providers and emergency responders partnerships, effective training development, and sustained professional relationships; 3) the inclusion of medical humanities and ethics in patient care simulation training exercises; and 4) research and prototype development.