Sherylyn Watson, Ph.D., MSN, RN, CNE

Sherylyn Watson, Ph.D., MSN, RN, CNE

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Areas of Expertise
  • International Nursing and Global Health
  • Interpersonal violence and sexual assault
  • Interprofessional Education
  • Nursing Education
  • NCLEX- testing
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Emergency and Critical Care Nursing

Degrees and Certifications

    • PhD., Nursing Education, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN
    • MSN, Forensic Nursing, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT
    • BSN, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

    Specialty or Specialist Certification/Training

    • Certified Nurse Educator
    • Certified Emergency Nursing
    • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Adult nursing
    • Senior synthesis
    • Nursing leadership at the Sacred Heart University Dingle, Ireland campus
    • Coordinate the annual nursing international field experience to Kingston, Jamaica

Research Interests and Grants

    • International Nursing
    • Nursing Education/Pedagogical strategies
    • Study Abroad
    • Service Learning
    • Interprofessional Education

Awards and Fellowships

    • Recipient, State of Connecticut Florence S. Wald Diamond Jubilee Aware, State of Connecticut, 2011
    • Final Nominee for Outstanding Faculty Member Award, Sacred Heart University, 2011, 2013
    • Recipient, Connecticut Florence Nightingale Nursing Excellence Award, 2003
    • Consultant, Nurse Examiner, Institute of Technology, Tralee, Ireland, 2011-2015
    • Consultant, NCLEX-RN Item Writer, 2010-2012

Publications and Presentations

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: by appointment
  • Location:
    College of Nursing
    Ctr for Healthcare Education N379
    College of Nursing
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