Karen M. Marzlin, DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN, is an acute care Clinical Nurse Specialist practicing with medical cardiology patients in a 56-bed variable staffing CCU. Karen has been a nurse for over 26 years and has spent her entire career working with the cardiac patient. Karen also dedicated 10 years of her career to management and cardiovascular program administration. She has a passion for creating excellence at the bedside that is evident in her daily practice.
Karen, in addition to maintaining a part-time clinical practice, is a co-owner of Key Choice, a training and consulting business. She travels nationally and provides continuing education on a wide variety of cardiovascular and critical care topics as well as leadership/management consulting. Her presentations are enthusiastically delivered and offer practical tips that help everyone achieve excellence at the bedside. Linking knowledge to practice is the goal of every education program.
Karen collaborated on Cardiovascular Nursing Practice: A Comprehensive Nursing Resource Manual published by CNEA in 2007.
Financial: Karen Marzlin is a business partner for Key Choice and Cardiovascular Nursing Education. She has an employment relationship with Aultman Hospital CVC. Dr. Marzlin receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Karen Marzlin is a CCRN Ambassador for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.