Blake Swanson

Simulation Laboratory Director, Assistant Professor


  • MSN, Leadership and Management, Western Governors University
  • BSN, University of Texas at Arlington

Teaching Focus

Helping students to develop critical thinking skills and emotional intelligence through a hands-on approach at learning.

Making an impact on the future of healthcare by developing future nurses that will change and improve patient safety and patient outcomes.

Guiding HCU’s future nurses to be successful members of the healthcare community throughout the world.

Research Interests

Simulation and development of critical thinking skills, Emergency Care, Pediatric Emergency Care.

Previous Academic/Professional Positions

  • Nurse Manager, Texas Children’s Urgent Care
  • Clinical Learning Lab Specialist, Chamberlain College of Nursing
  • Emergency Center Staff Nurse, Adult and Pediatric Hospitals