DNP, RN, CRRN
Dr. Caroline Olawaiye joined the College faculty full time in 2013 after having served there as a graduate student. She conducted instruction both in the classroom and the skills lab for the Health Assessment and Promotion course.
She completed her DNP in Healthcare Leadership from the University of Missouri, Columbia. She earned an MSN in 2013 and a BSN in 2009, both from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. In 1997, she completed an ADN at Penn Valley Community College. She made the honor roll for Phi Theta Kappa for three years beginning in 1994.
Her work experience includes the Research Medical Center as a PRN RN in neuropathy/orthopedic, and at Trinity Lutheran Hospital as a staff RN in rehabilitation. More recently she worked at Saint Luke’s Hospital-Plaza site as a rehabilitation staff RN where she was active with service activities as a resource/education RN, a member of the Saint Luke’s Nurse Fellowship (Preceptor Committee), and Primary Preceptor Rehabilitation Unit.
She has made eight presentations at Saint Luke’s Hospital, Saint Luke’s College and at UMKC School of Nursing.
Her areas of teaching include Health Assessment and Simulation. Her memberships include Sigma Theta Tau International, Lambda Phi Chapter, International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning, American Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning, American Association of Rehab Nurses, National League of Nurses, and American Nurses Association. She is certified in CRRN and Basic Life Support and is a licensed RN in Missouri and Kansas.