Carol Jacobson has over 40 years of experience as a critical care nurse and nurse educator. She has held positions as staff nurse and nurse manager in coronary care units and telemetry units, and as cardiology clinical nurse specialist and manager of invasive cardiology services. Carol is the owner of Quality Education Services, a nursing education and consulting business through which she offers a variety of cardiovascular educational programs for nurses. She also serves as affiliate faculty for the University of Washington School of Nursing.
Carol is a partner with Karen Marzlin and Cindy Webner in Cardiovascular Nursing Education Associates (CNEA) and is co-author of the book Cardiovascular Nursing Practice: a Comprehensive Resource Manual and Study Guide for Clinical Nurses, published by CNEA in 2007. She is a past recipient of the Excellence in Critical Care Education Award from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and received AACN s Flame of Excellence Award in 2012. Carol is known nationally for her humorous and common-sense approach to teaching difficult topics and making them understandable and is a frequently requested speaker at conferences across the country.