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Brittany Lawson

Brittany Lawson, MSN, RN, CNE, CNEcl

Dean of Nursing / Assistant Professor
E-mail: blawson@lcn.edu
Office: 223
Phone: 217.709.0945
Employed since 2019


Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Education, Expected Completion Date: December 2024, Liberty University
Executive Certificate in Nursing Education Leadership, March 2022, Liberty University
Master of Science in Nursing, 2016, Indiana Wesleyan University
Associate's Degree in Nursing, 2013, Southwestern Illinois College
Certified Nursing Assistant, 2009, Southwestern Illinois College

Courses/Clinicals Taught: 

Introduction to Professional Nursing {Theory}
Foundations of Professional Nursing {Theory & Clinical}
Adult Health I {Clinical}
Adult Health II {Clinical}
Basic Concepts of Pharmacology {Theory}
Older Adult Health {Theory}
Mental & Behavioral Health {Theory}

Committees & Professional Organizations:

Sigma Theta Tau - Alpha Alpha Delta- Leadership Succession Chair (2022-present)
Professional Development Committee
Admissions Committee 
Sigma Mentoring Cohort II 
Faculty Mentor 
Champion of Teaching Excellence (2020-2021)
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Review Committee (2021)
Item Writer for the National League for Nursing (2021)
Mentor for Concluding Graduate Experience (2020)

Awards and Honors:

Daisy Award for Exceptional Nursing Faculty (November 2021)
Illinois Nurse Educator Fellowship (September 2021)
Daisy Award Nomination for Faculty (June 2021)


Lawson, B. (2022). Vaccination think, pair, share activity. Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN). https://qsen.org/vaccination-think-pair-share-activity/


Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
Certified Academic Clinical Nurse Educator (CNEcl)
Online Instructor Certification-University of Michigan-Flint-2020
ATI Champion (5/19/20-Present)
Kahoot! Gold Certified
Basic Life Support (BLS)

Certified MDS Assessment Coordinator (2018-2021)


Omega Nu Lambda National Honor Society
Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA)
National League of Nursing (NLN)
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
Sigma Theta Tau International - Eta Chi & Alpha Alpha Delta Chapters

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Work Experience: 

Harsha Behavioral Health Center (May 2021-September 2022)
Pleasant Meadows Senior Living (2013-2020)
Paris Community Hospital (2015-2016)
St. Elizabeth's Hospital (2012-2013)