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Carol A. McDougall, MSN, APN-C

CURRICULUM VITAE

Carol A. McDougall, MSN, APN-C

EDUCATION

Graduate
1990 Master of Science in Nursing
University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Adult Health & Illness
Advanced Practice Specialist, Cardiopulmonary

Undergraduate
1985 Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Rutgers University,
Camden, New Jersey

HOSPITAL and PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

CLINICAL ADJUNCT FACULTY
Rutgers University Graduate School of Nursing
Widener University Graduate School of Nursing
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey: Graduate School of Nursing and Nurse Anesthesia

Lecture on various cardiovascular topics as well as precepting students with regard to the Advanced Practice role.

CERTIFICATION

New Jersey Advanced Practice Certification
Controlled Substance Certification
Drug Enforcement Agency Certification

New Jersey Professional License

National Critical Care Nursing Certification

Provider - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Provider - Basic Cardiac Life Support

Instructor - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Instructor - Basic Cardiac Life Support

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Associate Member American College of Cardiology

Member of the New Jersey State Nurses Association

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
Eta Mu Chapter
Rutgers University

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

HONORS

Who's Who in American Nursing - 2005-2006 Edition,
1995-1996 Edition
1990-1991 Edition

PUBLICATIONS

"Arrhythmia Management of Postoperative Cardiac Surgery Patients." Chapter in Cardiac Surgery Current Issues 4, Plenum Press, 1995, New York

PRESENTATIONS/PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

Pampering with a Purpose, Panel Discussion Member. Virtua Health System-sponsored community health promotion event. November 2004.

Hypertension Management: What's New? Cardiology Update 2002. Sponsored by Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. February 2002.

Management of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation. Arrhythmia Update 1996. Sponsored by Presbyterian Medical Center and Cardiology Update 1996 sponsored by Cooper Hospital Cardiology Department.

"Atrial Fibrillation in Postoperative Cardiac Surgery Patients." State of the Art Arrhythmia Management. Allegheny University Medical Centers, Philadelphia, PA. September 1996

"Arrhythmia Management of Postoperative Cardiac Surgery Patients" Cardiology Update . 1995. Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center

"Arrhythmia Management of Postoperative Cardiac Surgery Patients." Cardiac Surgery Current Issues. Sponsored by the American College of Chest Physicians. St. Thomas. November 1994

Myocardial Viability. Program Director and Faculty, Cardiology Update 1994: Prevention. Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center, Division of Cardiology. May 1994.

IV Inotropic Support in the Management of Refractory Heart Failure. Program Director and Faculty, Cardiology Update 1993: Cardiovascular Pharmacology, May 1993. The first collaborative physician and nursing conference sponsored by Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center, Division of Cardiology.

MI Patterns for the Advanced Practitioner. Current Concepts in Critical Care. Sponsored by AHEC. April 1993.

Advances in the Treatment of Cardiogenic Shock. Advanced Critical Care Day. Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. November 1992.

Program Director, Advanced Cardiopulmonary Workshop. Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. September 1992 and October 1993.

CCRN Certification Review - Cardiovascular Module. Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. Presented twice yearly since 1992.

Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction. Basic Adult Critical Care Course. Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. Presented twice per year since 1988.

Basic Adult Critical Care Course.
Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center, 7/1992 - 1994
Topics presented:
• Pathophysiology and Nursing Management of MI
• Shock
• Cardiomyopathy
• Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
• Mock Codes
• Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders

Hemodynamic Workshop.
Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. 1992 - 1994
Topics presented:
• Introduction to Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring
• Cardiac Indices
• Hyperdynamic Waveform Analysis
• Pharmacologic Agents and Hemodynamic Alterations
• Case Scenarios

Basic Dysrhythmia Interpretation Course. Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. Course Coordinator and Instructor, 1992 - Present.

Pacemaker Workshop. Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. Course Coordinator and Instructor, 1992 - Present.

Advanced Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Workshop.
Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. 1993-1994.
Developed and coordinated course. Topics presented:
• Analysis of the Balloon Pressure Curve: A Helpful Indicator of IAB Function.
• The IAB During a Cardiac Arrest: Which Trigger to Chose?
• Weaning Strategies
• Various Skills Stations

Obstetric Clinical Care Course. Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. April and September 1993.

Managing the Critically Ill Adult on the Medical-Surgical Unit. Current Issues in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. September 1993.

Monitoring Techniques. Bone Marrow Transplant Course. Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. 1993 and 1994.

Cardiovascular Assessment. Advanced Physical Assessment Workshop and LPN Assessment Series. Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. 1993.

Cardiovascular Topics for Clergy. Pastoral Care Seminar. Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. October 1993 and July 1994.

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