Jennifer McCarthy MAS, NRP, CHSE-A
Director of Clinical Simulation
School of Health and Medical Sciences
Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus
Jennifer McCarthy MAS, NRP, CHSE-A serves as the Director of Simulation and Clinical Associate Professor for the School of Health and Medical Sciences, Seton Hall University where she designs and delivers simulation activities for graduate healthcare programs. She is responsible for integrating simulation activities through each curriculum and strategically facilitate the use of simulation for assessment of clinical competence and transformation of healthcare delivery. She has over 30 years of experience as a hospital-based paramedic in New Jersey where she has been employed in various geographic areas. Jennifer holds many positions with the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. She is currently the Vice Chair of the Credential Commission, a voting member of the Meeting Oversight Commission (MOC) and an accreditation site reviewer and team lead. Jennifer has earned the distinguished credential of Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator – Advanced (CHSE-A) which is bestowed on less than 100 simulationists globally. She was named one of the Top 17 People to Watch in Healthcare (201 Magazine, January 2015) and has received the EMS Career Lifetime Achievement Award (November 2015).
- CHSE-A Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator – Advanced, Society for Simulation in Healthcare
- Master of Administration Science, Fairleigh Dickinson University
- NRP Nationally Registered Paramedic, Union County College