Nursing Lab Simulation
Abbie Colussi, BSW, BSN, RN
RN Lab/Simulation Facilitator
Bachelor of Science Nursing 2012, Carroll College
Bachelor of Social Work 1995, Arizona State University
Abbie has always been interested in the helping professions. She began her professional career working as a Social Worker in Phoenix, AZ working with the Phoenix Police Department, Child Protective Services and Valley Big Brothers/Big Sisters. She put her career on hold to raise their three children. Once they had begun school, she went back to college and pursued a nursing degree here at Carroll. Her clinical focus and passion has been psychiatric nursing working with adults. She has worked in community mental health centers, secured residential treatment facilities, group homes and inpatient hospital settings holding management and director positions.
Abbie enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, traveling, being outdoors and volunteering as a Disaster Mental Health Responder with the American Red Cross.