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Poole, Joseph Clinician Educator, Instructor


Joseph Poole, MSN, RN, CNE, is a clinician educator and instructor at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing. He served as the Director of Simulation from 2012 until 2016. He returned to a faculty position in 2017 and teaches within the Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.  Prior to working at UNM, Poole was on faculty at Central New Mexico Community College for five years. His areas of interest are Med/Surg, social justice, vulnerable populations and simulation.   While serving as the Director of Simulation he threaded simulation throughout the curriculum. Additionally, he has presented both podium and pre-conferences at simulation and nursing conferences on topics such as IPE simulations, simulation in the classroom and using technology in the classroom.  Poole received his Master of Science in Nursing from UNM and his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Southeast Missouri State University. He is currently a PhD student at the University of Northern Colorado. His planned dissertation is a phenomenological study examining why Native Americans enter nursing and what the experiences are like for Native Americans from recruitment through graduation. 

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