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Henny Breen

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Henny Breen
Professor and Director of the RN-BSN Program



Henny Breen's clinical practice before making teaching her full-time practice included psychiatric and mental health nursing, community health, private counseling, group therapy, quality management, disease management and nursing management. She is a certified nurse educator from the National League of Nursing (NLN) and certified in online education. She has taught in both prelicensure and post-licensure programs until she made online teaching her full-time practice in 2011. Her research interests include local and global service-learning and online nursing education in which she has several publications, as well as national and international presentations.


  • Diploma, Osler School of Nursing, Toronto
  • Diploma, social work, Ryerson University, Toronto
  • B.S.N., Ryerson University, Toronto
  • M.Ed., counseling psychology, University of Toronto
  • M.S.N., University of Hawaii
  • Ph.D., nursing, University of Hawaii

Academic interests

Collaborative learning in online education.