WellStar School of Nursing

Keith Brooks

Brian K. Brooks, RN, MSN, MBA/HCM, CEN
HS 3138
Phone: 470-578-2519
Email: bbrook38@kennesaw.edu



Academic Degrees




Georgia State University

Currently Enrolled


  Masters of Science Nursing  University of Phoenix  


  Masters of Business Administration    University of Phoenix  2009  
  MBA-Heath Care Management University of Phoenix  2009  
  Bachelors of Science Nursing  University of Phoenix  2006  
  Associate Degree Nursing Bishop State Community 1991  


Professional Experience



2010 – Present 

Lecturer, Department of Nursing, Kennesaw State University


2007 – Present

Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, WellStar Health Systems


2006 – 2007

Director, Medical Surgical Nursing, Cartersville Medical Center


2003 – 2006

Director, Burn, PICU and NICU, Maricopa Integrated Health Systems

  2001 – 2003 Director, Cardiovascular Services, Wesley Medical Center


Recent Scholarly Activities



  • Hart, P.  Brannan, J., Long, J., Maquire, M. B., Brooks, K., & Robley, L. (June 2013). Use of Simulation Observation Tools to Evaluate Course Development and Students’ Performance in Recognition and Response to Clinical Deterioration. Podium presentation at the 2013 International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning, June 13-15, 2013 (International)
  • Brooks, K., Hart, P.  Brannan, J., Long, J., Maquire, M. B., & Robley, L. (January 2013) Improving BSN Students performance in recognizing and responding to acute patient clinical deterioration. Poster presentation at the 2013 Elsevier Faculty Development Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada (National)
  • Brooks, B.K. (October 2012) The role of the registered nurse in the emergency department. Podium presentation at the 2012 Georgia Association of Nursing Student Conference, Atlanta, Georgia (State)
  • Brooks, B.K. (October 2011) The control of pain: Just give it. Podium presentation at the 2011 Georgia Association of Nursing Student Conference (State)
  • Embry, T., Bright, A., Brooks, B.K., Ganley, B., & Sweeney, L. (2011, June) Exploring the Relationship between Equally Weighted Student Evaluation Methods: High-Stakes Simulation and Traditional Testing in a Senior-Level Undergraduate Baccalaureate Nursing Leadership and Management Course. Poster session presented at the 10th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resources Centers Conference, Orlando, FL.


Professional Interests



Early recognition of athletes who suffer mild traumatic brain injury during active play and its effects on return to game


Teaching Responsibilities



Co-Coordinator of NURS 3313 Adult Health Nursing

  NURS 3313 Adult Health Nursing – Clinical Faculty
  NURS 3302 Professionalism and Ethics