General Session 2

General Session 2


Jenna Lloyd

To be added later.

Jason A. Schwartz, MS

Jason A. Schwartz is the Director of Outreach for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. In this role, Jason provides regulators, educators, and the public the most current and accurate information available regarding various NCSBN products and services including the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN exams. Through his work at NCSBN and previous positions at Pearson VUE, Jason has worked with NCSBN since 2010, including ten years in Test Development. Prior to his work with NCSBN, Jason was a nationally renowned content developer and presenter specializing in mathematics assessment, content development, and online testing. Jason has mathematics degrees from the University of Oregon (MS 1996) and the University of California, Berkeley (BA 1991), and was recognized in 2000 as the Monterey County Toastmaster of the Year.

Suzan E. Kardong-Edgren, PhD, CHSE, FSSH, FAAN

Suzan (Suzie) Kardong-Edgren PhD, RN, ANEF, CHSE, FSSH, FAAN is an Associate Professor in the School of Health Professions Education at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston. She internationally known speaker, consultant, and educational researcher with over 130 publications. Dr. Edgren was a consultant on the landmark National Council of State Boards of Nursing National Simulation Study that determined that up to 50% of traditional clinical could be replaced with high quality simulation. She served as the Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Simulation in Nursing for 10 years; and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of 2 new interactive online review guides for those seeking certification in the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. She has been awarded both the National League for Nursing Deborah Spunt Lectureship and the Michael Gordon Lectureship in Simulation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. Dr. Edgren served as chair of the Research Committee for the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and the Vice President of Research for the INACSL. She is a Fellow in the Society of Simulation in Healthcare, the Academy of Nursing Education Fellows, and the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Edgren is the 2021-2022 President of the International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation in Nursing (INACSL), and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Medical Simulation in Boston.