D.N.P., RN, CNS-BC, CCRN-K, CHSE, CHEP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Nicole Trainer has an extensive background as a clinical innovator, educator, and evidence-based practice mentor. Dr. Trainer earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice in professional leadership from American Sentinel University. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from George Mason University and a Master of Science focused on clinical nurse specialist in critical care from Marymount University. Focusing on acute care hospitals in both teaching and community settings, her roles throughout her healthcare career have included bedside nurse, clinical nurse specialist, clinical educator, and professional development specialist. While her clinical areas of focus are critical care, progressive care, and healthcare simulation. Dr. Trainer's D.N.P. capstone project evaluated the use of microlearning applications for the professional development of bedside critical care nurses.