Faculty and Staff

Kathleen Horan

Professor • Department of Nursing

Over 25 years experience in clinical practice (medical-surgical, cardiology and pediatrics) as well as teaching and administration in pre-licensure nursing programs. All but dissertation completed and preparing research proposal in the PhD in Nursing program at Seton Hall University. Research interests include nursing student preparation and successful transition to practice.


MS Family Nurse Practitioner, Columbia University New York, NY

BS Nursing, Villanova University Villanova, PA

Licenses and Certifications

Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Education, UMDNJ-Ramapo College

Certified Nurse Educator, National League for Nursing

Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Registered Nurse , New Jersey Board of Nursing

Representative Publications

Using the Human Patient Simulator to Foster Critical Thinking in Critical Situations; Volume 30, 2009

Awards and Honors

NISOD Award for Teaching and Leadership Excellence
National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development

Scholarship for Excellence in Nursing Education
New Jersey League for Nursing and NurseTim

Notable Courses Taught

Cultural Foundations of Nursing

Nursing Practice IV, Pediatrics and Medical-Surgical Dedicated Educational Unit Clinical at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center

Critical Care Nursing at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center

348 University Hall

By appointment