Ronnie S. Sheridan, Ed.D., MSN/ED, RN, CCRN Alumnus
Ronnie S. Sheridan, Ed.D., MSN/ED, RN, CCRN Alumnus

Ronnie S. Sheridan, Ed.D., MSN/ED, RN, CCRN Alumnus

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing

Expertise/Specializations

  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing

Academic Appointments

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Undergraduate: Community, clinical instruction
  • Undergraduate: Critical Care, classroom instruction
  • Undergraduate: Leadership, classroom instruction
  • Undergraduate: Medical Surgical, clinical instruction
  • Undergraduate: Psychiatric Mental Health, clinical and classroom instruction
  • Undergraduate: Preceptorship, clinical instruction

Biography

Dr. Farettta joined the faculty at Creighton University College of Nursing in 2018, located at the Phoenix Campus.  She is a member of the Undergraduate Accelerated Nursing Faculty, specializing in psychiatric mental health and critical care.  Her primary research interests include classroom instruction, active learning, flipped classroom, students with disabilities, technology in learning, and curriculum and instruction best practices to achieve positive student outcomes.  In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Faretta is active with a number of specialty  taskforces focused on advancing both student experience and student outcomes.  Dr. Faretta is currently appointed to the research committee in the College of Nursing.  Dr. Faretta is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau, the American Association of Critical Care Nursing, the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, and the Arizona Nurses Association. 

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • classroom instruction, active learning, flipped classroom, students with disabilities, and curriculum and instruction best practices to achieve positive student outcomes

Current Research Projects

  • Dr. Faretta is currently researching cinematic simulation and active learning fatigue.

Awards and Honors

  • Spirit of Nightingale Forces of Change Mentorship Award, Global Caring Nurses Foundation, 2009