Karen Braccialarghe, MSN, RN, CCRN
Assistant Clinical Professor
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Degree University
B.S. Salem State College
MSN College of Our Lady of the Elms


Karen Braccialarghe has been a professional registered nurse since 2003. Her career focus has been in pediatric critical care which also includes adult congenital heart disease, complex cardiac surgery, and extra corporeal blood purification therapies. She is certified in pediatric critical care, ACLS, and PALS. Karen Braccialarghe began her career at Massachusetts General Boston and has practiced nursing at Connecticut Children’s since 2007. She was the renal coordinator for advanced dialysis therapies offered to pediatric patients in the ICU. Karen Braccialarghe earned her MSN from Elms and currently teaches Care of the Adult to undergraduate students. Her areas of interest in nursing education include improving the nursing process through evidence based practice, professional role development, and curriculum design. Karen Braccialarghe is a member of the Association of Critical Care Nurses.