Ronnie S. Sheridan, EdD, MSN-Ed, RN, CCRN Alumnus
Ronnie S. Sheridan, EdD, MSN-Ed, RN, CCRN Alumnus

Ronnie S. Sheridan, EdD, MSN-Ed, RN, CCRN Alumnus

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing, Phoenix Campus

Expertise/Specializations

  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Nursing - Bachelors

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. Sheridan 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, simulation techniques in mental health, technology in learning, and curriculum and instruction best practices to achieve positive student outcomes.  In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Sheridan is active with a number of specialty  task forces working on advancing both student experience and student outcomes.  Dr. Sheridan is currently appointed to the research committee and undergraduate curriculum and assessment committee in the College of Nursing.  Dr. Sheridan is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau, serving as the Vice President of the Phoenix Campus.  In addition, she is an active member of the American Association of Critical Care Nursing, the American Psychiatric Nurses Association; serving as Secretary to the local Arizona Chapter, and the Arizona Nurses Association. 

Publications and Presentations

General

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Articles

  • Jacque Williams Cinematic Simulation, Nuring Education Perspectives, 2020

Publications

  • Creating a Virtual Clinical Experience in the ICU During the COVID Pandemic, International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2021
  • Jacqueline Williams Pending Acceptance: Cinematic Simulation: An Innovative Approach for Teaching Psychiatric Mental Health, Nursing Education Perspectives, 0000

Presentations

  • Non-Presenting Author: Goodman, J., Luger, S., Koziol, D., Sheridan, R., Kamm, J. Poster Discussion and Poster Presentation Evaluating Augmented Reality when Teaching Leadership Content to Undergraduate Nursing Students in an Online Teaching Environment. The 45th Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society. DesMoines, Iowa. (March 24th March 27th, 2021)., 2021
  • Poster Presentation for Cinematic Simulation: An Innovative Strategy for Psychiatric Mental Health Undergraduate Students, 2020
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association - Annual Conference Podium Presentation, 2020
  • 31st Annual Iota Tau Research Day Poster Presentation - Cinematic Simulation: An Innovative Strategy for Psychiatric Mental Health Undergraduate Students, 2020
  • Non presenting author - Schwartz, M., Abbott, A., Sheridan, R., Hadenfeldt, C., McCafferty, K. L., Davis, B. Lappe, J. & Boller, J. Poster Discussion AND Poster Presentation “The Use of a Scholarship Salon to Encourage Faculty Research Collaboration.” The 44th Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society, Advancing Nursing Research with Diverse Populations. Schaumburg, Illinois. (April 2nd & 3rd, 2020)., 2020
  • 2020 St. Albert's Day Poster Presentation - Cinematic Simulation: An Innovative Strategy for Psychiatric Mental Health Undergraduate Students - University Research Day (Creighton University), 2020

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • classroom instruction, active learning, flipped classroom, simulation techniques in mental health, and curriculum and instruction best practices to achieve positive student outcomes

Current Research Projects

  • Dr. Sheridan is currently researching cinematic simulation, augmented reality, psychodramatic simulation experiences, and classroom instructional methods.

Grant Funding Received

  • Using Augmented Reality to Enhance Student Learning from Foundational Coursework to the Specialty of Psychiatric Mental Health
  • Evaluating Augmented Reality when Teaching Leadership Content to Undergraduate Nursing Students in the Classroom

Awards and Honors

  • Daisy Award, Creighton University College of Nursing, 2020
  • Certificate of Excellence: Excellence in Teaching, August Cohort 2020, 2020
  • Daisy Award Nominee, Daisy Award Committee, 2019
  • Spirit of Nightingale Forces of Change Mentorship Award, Global Caring Nurses Foundation, 2009