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Carlene Blais, DNP, RN-C

Associate Dean, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Department: School of Nursing
Office: BASC 120B

(P) 603.314.1707


School of Nursing


Nursing (BSN)
Nursing (Postbaccalaureate BSN)


Doctor of Nursing Practice, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
Master of Science in Nursing, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Rivier College, Nashua, NH

Research Interests


Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters

Yager, P., Collins, C., Blais, C., O’Connor, K., Donovan, P., Martinez, M., Cummings, B., Hartnick, C., and Noviski, N. (2016). Quality improvement utilizing in-situ simulation for a dual-hospital pediatric code response team. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology,88, 42-46

Adams, K., Blais, C., & Britt, K. (2020). Bridging the gap in student learning through simulation immersion mapped to curriculum content. Podium presentation at Sigma Global Nursing Excellence: Nursing Education Research Conference 2020. March 26-28, 2020, Washington D.C.

Adams, K., Blais, C., & Britt, K. (2020). Bridging the gap between didactic learning and clinical practice through simulation immersion. Podium presentation at Memphis Nurse Educator Institute March 2020. March 215-17, 2020, Memphis. TN.

Adams, K., Blais, C., & Britt, K. (2019). Bridging the Gap in student learning through simulation Immersion mapped to curriculum content. Poster presentation at 19th Annual Nurse Educator Institute, April 10-12, 2019, Branson, Missouri.

Blais, C. & Haynes, S. (2019). Training the Trainer: Utilizing Active Learning Techniques to Educate Nursing Faculty on Simulation Best Practices [Abstract]. Accepted for poster presentation at 2019 Fuld Institute for EBP National Summit, Cleveland OH.

Adams, K. & Blais, C. (2018). What’s wrong with this patient? An innovative introduction to simulation and clinical immersion. Poster Presentation and Podium Presentation at Nuts & Bolts for Nurse Educators Conference, August 2018.

Speaker/Presenter at the American University of Beirut Lebanon, April 2013 “Beyond the Basic Postoperative Care Following Cleft Lip/ Palate Surgery”

Poster Presentation at the 2002 Mosby Pediatric National Conference. “Creating a center of excellence for children with special medical needs”

Speaker/Presenter at the 2004 Society of Pediatric Nurses National Conference. “Creating a center of excellence for children with special medical needs”


Yvonne L. Munn Nursing Research Award, May 2013
Norman Knight Excellence in Leadership Award, May 2016

Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership

ANCC Certified in Pediatrics, October 2002-current
Global Smile Foundation
National League of Nursing
Child Family Health International (CFHI)