About Karen Aul
Dr. Aul has an extensive clinical background in adult health, medical-surgical nursing and psychiatric mental health nursing. As a seasoned nurse educator, she has expertise facilitating simulation and teaching clinical and didactic courses for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. She is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) and a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE).
Dr. Aul’s research interests include innovative teaching and learning strategies, simulation-based learning, curriculum development, outcome evaluation, professional values, and health promotion.
Dr. Aul has held various nursing faculty leadership roles to include coordinating nursing courses, developing curriculum, and directing program evaluation. She has mentored undergraduate and graduate students. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and has held chapter leadership positions as president, treasurer, and fundraising chair.
Dr. Aul’s research interests include simulation in nursing education and evidence-based educational practices.