Shery Watson, PhD(c), RN, MSN

Shery Watson, PhD(c), RN, MSN

Clinical Assistant Professor/ Director, Undergrad Nursing

Professional Interests
  • International Nursing and Global Health
  • Interpersonal violence and sexual assault
  • Nursing Education
  • NCLEX- testing
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Emergency, & Critical Care Nursing

Degrees and Certifications

    • PhD Candidate, Nursing Education, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN
    • MSN, Forensic Nursing, Quinnipiac University
    • BSN, Fairfield University

    Specialty or Specialist Certification/Training

    • Certified in Emergency Nursing and 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 & Grants

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

Honors, Awards & 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
    • Recipient, Connecticut Florence Nightingale Nursing Excellence Award, 2003
    • Consultant, NCLEX-RN Item Writer, 2010-Present

Publications and Presentations

    Watson, S. (2010).  "Hidden treasures: Four great reasons to sign up for an international mission trip." Reflections of Nursing Leadership.  Sigma Theta Tau.

    2012 Undergraduate Nursing Clinical Immersion Assessment: "Integrating QSEN Competencies to Promote Students’ Self Awareness of Quality and Safety in Nursing Practice."  Presented at the ATI Nurse Educator Summit,  Scottsdale, AZ

    2010 "An Intensive Field Experience as a Means to Promote Interprofessional Collaborative Practice in Nursing Education"
    Presented at Mosby Nurse Educator Conference,  San Diego, CA

    2010 "Is High-Level Simulation Worth Integrating in Every Undergraduate Clinical Nursing Course?"  Presented at Nurse Educator Institute,  Branson, MO

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: by appointment
  • Location:
    Cambridge 2-N-17
    College of Nursing
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