Rachel Onello, MS, RN, CNL

Rachel Onello headshotClinical Instructor, OSAH
Address: 362
Phone Number: 410-706-5974
Fax Number: 410-706-0344


  • Currently Enrolled in PhD Program, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
  • MS, Clinical Nurse Leader, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, 2007
  • BS, Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, 2005


  • Nursing Educator Doctoral Grant Award, Maryland Higher Education Commission. Funding: $30,000. 
  • Clinical faculty development
  • Assessing the effectiveness of educational feedback in clinical learning environments


  • Onello, R., & Regan, M. (2013). Challenges to high fidelity simulation: Risk sensitization and outcome measurement. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 18(3).
  • Regan, M. J., & Onello, R. (2013). Knowledge, action, and reflection: A theoretically based model for use with high fidelity simulation in nursing education. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 3(7), 106-113.

Primary Teaching Areas

  • NURS 304/505: Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice
  • NURS 333/503: Health Assessment
  • NURS 501: Pathophysiological and Pharmacological Bases for Nursing Practice
  • NURS 523: Clinical Nurse Leader Emphasis Practicum

Academic & Professional Activities

  • 2014-2015: National League for Nursing Jonas Scholar
  • Member, UMSON Technology and Simulation Advisory Committee
  • Member, UMB Faculty Senate
  • Member, American Nurses Association
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau, Pi Chapter
  • Member, UMSON Undergraduate Admissions Committee