Karen M Pace, MSN, CEN
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 Title: Associate Professor - Clinical
 Dept: Nursing
 Office: JH 259
 Phone: 216-802-3051
 Email: K.PACE@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 259, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
M.S.N., Administration/Medical-Surgical, Kent State University, 1993
B.S., Nursing, The Ohio State University, 1985
 
Brief Bio:
Karen Pace earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from The Ohio State University prior to starting work at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation on a post-open heart surgery floor. After one year experience at the Clinic she accepted position in a smaller community hospital and worked on a telemetry unit taking care of patients with various conditions.  Karen found her home in the Emergency Department and still practices in this setting. She attended Kent State University part time and received her MSN in 1993. In 1993 Karen started to supervise at University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center while continuing to practice nursing in Emergency Room. She has had various other nursing experiences throughout her career that include working at Blossom Music Center and NASA Occupational Medical Center in addition to hospital jobs. She started working in the School of Nursing at Cleveland State University in 2002 part time and accepted a full time position in 2005.
 
Honors and Awards:
Certification in Emergency Nursing-CEN 2009
UHHS Bedford Medical Center Excellence in Nursing Award 1999
Bedford High School Alumni Hall of Fame Inductee 1999
 
Teaching Areas:
Medical-surgical nursing clinicals from sophomore to senior year.
 
Professional Affiliations:
Ohio League for Nursing (OLN)
Sigma Theta Tau-Nu Delta Chapter-President Elect
Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
 
Professional Experience:
*Post open heart surgery floor nursing at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
*Cardiac telemetry floor experience at Bedford Community Hospital.
*Twenty years Emergency Department Nursing since 1989 to present University Hospitals,
Bedford Medical Center.
*Supervision experience with responsibilities for staffing and administrative problems
on off shifts, University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center.
*Corporate and Occupational nursing experience with services provided at Blossom Music Center, and NASA Occupational Medical Center.
 
University Service:
APAS committee-School of Nursing