Llynne C. Kiernan, DNP, MSN, RN-BC, is a licensed registered nurse and has taught at Norwich University in the School of Nursing since 2004. She holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Vermont, a master of science in nursing leadership and health systems management from Drexel University, and a doctor of nursing practice from Chatham University.
Her research interests include using simulation technology to facilitate nursing students’ acquisition of clinical nursing skills, and working with the Boston College-Norwich University Collegiate Warrior Athlete Initiative funded by a grant from the Wounded Warrior Project. Currently, her research is focused on bridging the preparation-to-practice gap for nursing students, and innovative use of video recording technology for debriefing in the simulation laboratory.
Prof. Kiernan serves on the Vermont Board of Nursing Education Committee. She has received grants from the Charles A. Dana Category I Grant fund, the Freeman Foundation, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, and the Vermont Genetics Network funded by the National Institutes of Health.