Dr. Lauren Patton is an assistant professor in The Breen School of Nursing. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Case Western Reserve University, Master of Science in Nursing degree with a focus on education from Benedictine University, and Doctor of Nursing Practice from Case Western Reserve University. She is a board-certified Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN), and Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE). Dr. Patton brings over 10 years of nursing experience to The Breen School of Nursing, working in intensive care settings. Professional interests include simulation, end-of-life care, and exploring/utilizing active learning/teaching strategies for classrooms.