faculty profile

Angela Weaver   MSN, CPNP-PC, CNE



Angela Weaver is a clinical instructor in the PreSpecialty Program at VUSN. She previously worked in acute care pediatrics and taught pediatric nursing at other nursing schools in the Nashville area. She was one of the first educators with Vanderbilt Children's Hospital Pediatric Nurse Residency Program focusing on educating and training new graduate nurses.


  • MSN, Vanderbilt University
  • BSN, Creighton University

Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • Simulation Design and Implementation
  • Teaching clinical judgement in the clinical setting
  • Bridging the transition of nursing practice from academia to practice

Academic Interests

  • Fundamentals
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Capstone

Representative Publications


Delle, J, Cross, L, & Weaver, A. (2021, September 23). Cracking the Code: Building an Escape Room Challenge Using Innovative Strategies Through a Team-Building Approach?. 2021 NLN Education Summit: Leading and Teaching Beyond Resilience, Washington, DC, October 23-25, 2021. (Poster)

Weaver, A., Lord, M. M., & Owen, L. A. (2019). Implementing an interactive skills day. Journal of Nursing Education, 58(3), 186. https://doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20190221-13

Clinical Practice

  • Acute care pediatric nursing

Professional Organizations

  • American Nurses Association, Member
  • Tennessee Nurses Association, Member
  • Society of Pediatric Nurses, Middle Tennessee Chapter President


  • Dean's Award for Recognition of Faculty Achievement in Academic Endeavors, 2021