Stefanie Smoot, MSN-Ed, RN
RN Question Writer
Stefanie Smoot has been a registered nurse since 2010. She received her MS with a concentration in nursing education and BS in nursing, both from Capella University. She is on track to complete her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. Most of Stefanie’s clinical background has been as a medical-surgical unit nurse. Still, she has also worked in long-term care, wound care, and outpatient surgical centers. She developed a passion for nursing education when she was a preceptor for nursing students. Stefanie started as a clinical instructor and eventually expanded into teaching full-time as a nursing instructor. She has experience in teaching both licensed practical nurses and registered nurses. Stefanie belongs to the National Society of Leadership and Success and Sigma Theta Tau, an international honor society for nursing. At Osmosis, Stefanie is a nursing question writer for the nursing ADPIE, pharmacology, and nursing science video series. As a question writer, she develops the question stem, answers, rationales, and edits or revises questions as needed. She is also tasked with ensuring that questions align with the NCLEX and learning objectives for the nursing videos. Stefanie loves the outdoors, especially if water is around! The beach is her ‘happy place’. She also enjoys crafts and baking specialty birthday/wedding/baby shower cakes. Her husband always tells her that she is a wonder woman because she never sits still!