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Mario Macayaon, MSN/Ed, PHN, RN

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Director of Simulation
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2272
Mario Macayaon is a Registered Nurse with clinical experience in the areas of Medical-Surgical, Oncology, Critical Care, Cardiac Telemetry, and Home Health Nursing. In addition, Mario has held positions as a Clinical Nurse Educator, Assistant Department Administrator, Assistant Director of Nursing, and Nurse Consultant. He is committed to engaging and enhancing the student-learning environment through the use of learning theories and technology. Mario is currently pursuing his Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate and aspires to also earn his PhD in Nursing shortly thereafter.


  • Master’s of Science in Nursing, specializing in Healthcare Education – University of Phoenix
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing – California University of San Bernardino


  • Certified Basic Life Support Instructor
  • Certified Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor
  • Certified Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Instructor
  • Certified Laerdal Simulation Operator
  • Certified METI Simulation & PNCI Instructor


School of Nursing

  • Graduate Programs


  • Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Health Care Simulation
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Oncology Nursing