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Jennifer Pietranczyk

Title:Dir SIM Lab/Academic Tech
Office:Warde Academic Center


Jennifer Pietranczyk, MSN, RN, has over 20 years of diverse nursing experience including cardiology, pediatrics, case management, occupational health, leadership and nursing education. Her career in nursing education started in 2015 as a simulation lab specialist, where she learned about the innovative components and techniques of this type of learning modality. She joined SXU in 2022 as the director of the Simulation and Integrated Learning Center. She is driven by a passion to positively impact the next generation of nurses.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband playing golf, traveling to Disney World, and spending some snuggle time with their two pups.


Masters of Science in Nursing Education
Chamberlain College of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Mennonite College of Nursing

B.S. in Health Education
Eastern Illinois University

Areas of Specialization

  • Fundamentals
  • Health Assessment
  • Simulation


Registered Professional Nurse (RN)

Selected Honors/Awards

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Alpha Omicron Chapter.
  • DAISY Award, faculty nominee.