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Catherine Carroca, DHS, MSN, RN

Associate Professor

Department: School of Nursing
Office: 232

Contact: Catherine.Carroca@mcphs.edu
(P) 508.373.5704



Schools

School of Nursing

Programs

Nursing (BSN)
Nursing (Postbaccalaureate BSN)

Education

DHS: MCPHS University, (Boston, MA) Candidate December 2021
MSN: Nursing Education, Norwich University (Enfield, Vermont)
BSN: University of Massachusetts (Boston, MA)


Research Interests

Public health
Community health
Opioid epidemic
Nursing education
Simulation
Transition to practice
Interprofessional collaboration


Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters

Carroca, C., Turner, L., & Stanhope, M. (2019). Program management. In M. Stanhope & J. Lancaster (Eds.). Public health nursing: Population-centered health care in the community (10th ed.). Elsevier

Other Scholarly Work
Carroca, C. & Claros, E. (2018). Abstract. Utilizing unfolding case studies to teach community health concepts in a post baccalaureate accelerated nursing program.

Babin, C., Carroca, C., Dettmann, N., & Kurcharski-Howard, J. (2019). Abstract. Assessing students’ perceptions of interprofessional collaborative competencies- Setting the stage for providing exceptional care.

Invited Presentations
Carroca, C. (2020). The role of the nurse in home health. Video Presentation. MCPHS School of Physician Assistant Studies.

Babin, C., Carroca, C., Dettmann, N., & Kurcharski-Howard, J. (Oct., 2019). Assessing students’ perceptions of interprofessional collaborative competencies- Setting the stage for providing exceptional care. Poster presentation. Collaborating Across Boarders (CAB) VII Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Carroca, C. (2019). The role of the advanced practitioner in home health. Presentation. MCPHS School of Physician Assistant Studies.

Carroca, C. (2019). Opioid awareness and response. Presentation. MCPHS APhA- ASP Generation Rx.

Carroca, C. & Claros, E. (2018). Unfolding case study in community health. Poster presentation. Massachusetts/Rhode Island League for Nursing (MARILN) conference.

Carroca, C. & Claros, E. (2018). Unfolding case study in community health. Poster presentation. St. Anslem’s Nurse Educator Conference.


Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership

Sigma Theta Tau International

Current Service, & Leadership
MCPHS University Community Engagement Committee, Member
MCPHS SON Scholarship Committee, Member
MCPHS SON Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Co-chair
MCPHS SON Assessment and Outcome Committee, Member
MCPHS SON Academic Standing Committee, Member