Margaret (Meg) Carman, DNP, ACNP-BC, CEN, joined the School of Nursing faculty as Assistant Professor in July, 2012. Meg is known to many in the DUSON community from her previous work as a Clinical Associate and teaching the adult health and fundamentals courses within the ABSN program. Her responsibilities in the ABSN program will include co-teaching the adult health and pharmacology courses in the spring and summer semesters.
Dr. Carman received her BSN from Boston University. After earning her MSN in the ACNP specialty at Duke University School of Nursing in 1998, she practiced as an NP in emergent and acute care settings for Durham Emergency Physicians and the Duke University Medical Center. Since 2008, as a Nurse Practitioner for Wake Emergency Physicians (Raleigh), she has been responsible for evaluating and treating patients in WakeMed Health System’s four emergency departments, one Level 1 trauma center, two freestanding ED's, and one community hospital setting.
Dr. Carman earned her DNP at Duke University School of Nursing in 2010. Her scholarly interests include the use of simulation in nursing education, implementation of evidence-based practice in the emergency department setting, and the development of clinical decision support tools to guide best practice. She sits on the Advisory Council of the Institute of Emergency Nursing Research for the Emergency Nurses Association, and has served as chair of the organization’s Government Affairs Committee as well as North Carolina State Council President, and Heart of Carolina Chapter President. Awards include the NCENA Nurse of the Year Award (2004), State Council and Chapter Government Affairs Award (2004), Distinguished Leadership Award (2005), NCENA Presidential Award (2005), and the State Council Achievement Award (2007).
Current projects include development of a mobile in situ simulation experience to promote best practice during obstetric emergencies for health care providers practicing in the freestanding emergency department setting.