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Dawn Taylor


Dawn Taylor

Born in England, Dr. Dawn Taylor graduated nursing school with an RN diploma in 1992. She started her career working in cardiothoracic nursing, working both floor, coronary care unit, and ICU environments, and attaining certification in this specialty.

She moved to the USA in 1998 and completed the AACN program for Orientation to the Acute and Critically Ill Patients, which led to working as an RN in a critical care float pool. From 2000 – 2013 she changed her work setting to the community and as a certified nephrology nurse worked in various capacities including acute, home, and in-patient care.

Her education continued with a BSN in 2008 and an MSN Ed. in 2010 from the University of Phoenix. Her thesis was disseminated at numerous nephrology conferences on a variety of topics ranging from home dialysis visits and safety to disaster and emergency preparedness for home dialysis patients. Since 2014, she has worked in academia with undergraduate and RN-BSN nursing students at Nevada State University. She is currently an Assistant Professor and is a Certified Nurse Educator and Certified in online teaching.

Taylor received her Ph.D. in Nursing with an emphasis in Caring Science Theory at Colorado University Anschutz Medical Campus in 2022. She began disseminating some of her work from her Ph.D. program at research and human caring conferences and has a manuscript in progress related to the results of her Dissertation on Sex/Gender Diverse Females' Experiences of Healing After Intimate Partner Violence.

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