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Carol Jacobson, MN, RN

Carol has over 40 years’ experience as a critical-care nurse and nurse educator. She has held positions as staff nurse, clinical specialist and manager in critical care units and cardiac cath labs. Carol received her BSN from the University of Colorado and her MN from the University of Washington. She also serves as affiliate faculty for the University of Washington School of Nursing. Carol is a partner in Cardiovascular Nursing Education Associates (CNEA) and is co-author of the book Cardiovascular Nursing Practice: A Comprehensive Resource Manual and Study Guide for Clinical Nurses, published by CNEA in 2007. She is a past recipient of the Excellence in Critical Care Education Award from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and the AACN Flame of Excellence Award in 2012. Carol is known nationally for her humorous and common-sense approach to teaching difficult topics while making them understandable and is a frequently requested speaker at conferences across the country.