Charlene Romer, PhD, MS, RN
Charlene Romer, PhD, RN, is a passionate nurse educator with more than 20 years of experience, 15 of which have been spent in the world of virtual instruction. As a curriculum consultant with ATI Nursing, Dr. Romer is committed to sharing her expertise and partnering with educators across the country. She believes that the more she can assist her clients, the more effective they will be at producing skilled nurses, which in turn raises the level of quality in patient care. In her role at ATI, Dr. Romer has developed active instructional strategies that are aimed at improving students’ clinical reasoning and clinical judgment skills, and she has assisted institutions in developing or revising their curriculum to incorporate current initiatives such as the BSN essentials, QSEN and NLN competencies. Dr. Romer holds a PhD in Nursing from the University of Missouri in Columbia. She also has a diploma in nursing as well as a bachelor and master degrees. Her experience spans the classroom, clinical and participation in leadership committees in her field. Over the last several years, Dr. Romer has been actively involved in the curriculum development and student learning outcomes that directly support program outcomes. She has been active in the design/redesign of courses for virtual delivery and the transition of course materials to an virtual and/or blended format. She is also adept at the integration of eLearning tools. Dr. Romer has experience in virtual course layout/design and in the loading of course material onto Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Blackboard and eColleage. Dr. Romer has served as chair of curriculum committees, participated in the conversion of a diploma program to a baccalaureate degree granting, single purpose institution, the development of a virtual master’s program, and an accelerated bachelor’s degree program for second degree students.