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Karen Goldschmidt


Assistant Clinical Professor, Department Chair

Division of Undergraduate Nursing
R.N.-B.S.N. Completion Department

267.359.5645 P
Three Parkway Building, Room 941

Karen Goldschmidt, PhD, RN is an assistant clinical professor for the College of Nursing and Health Professions and is the Department Chair for the RN-BSN Online Degree Completion Program.

Clinical Experience:

Goldschmidt practiced as a high-risk neonatal nurse for several years at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She also worked as an Educational Nurse Specialist at CHOP within the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, The Cardiac Center, and Children's Seashore House.


High-risk neonatal nursing. 

Research Interests:

Nursing education, transformational learning, and professional development.

Academic Distinctions:

Goldschmidt is a Jonas Scholar.  She is published and presented both nationally and internationally in the areas of technology use in nursing education and pediatric nursing, nursing education, nursing care models, and human milk delivery.  Goldschmidt serves as the editor of the Technology Column for The Journal of Pediatric Nursing.

Professional Society:

Goldschmidt is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, The American Nurses Association, and The Society of Pediatric Nurses.