College of Nursing

Carol Bryan, Ph.D., M.S.N., RN

Assistant Professor  bryan
carol.bryan@utoledo.edu
 
Education

Ph.D., The University of Toledo
M.S.N., Medical College of Ohio
B.A., The University of Toledo 
RN Diploma, Mercy School of Nursing

Population Focus

Online learners
RN to BSN
BSN
Graduate students
Med Surg Adult Health

Clinical Interests

Preceptorship
Med-Surg Adult Health
Online learning for working RNs

Clinical Practice

Med-Surg Adult Health experience in acute care (27 years)

Research/Evidence Based Practice CBE vs. traditional online education
Caregivers of people with cognitive decline (stroke or Alzheimers disease)
Helping at-risk students
English as a second language
Cultural diversity
Teaching Specialty/Interests Preceptorship experience and senior nursing students
Transition to BSN Practice
CBE format and traditional online education
Quality and Safety in Nursing
Nursing Care of the Older Adult
Work with master's degree nursing students
Affiliations/Community Service Sigma Theta Tau: UT Vice-President 
CON Curriculum Committee
CON SARP Committee
St. Andrews Methodist Church Leadership Board
 Awards/Recognitions/Grants
  1. Attaining Quality Matters Certification for an RN to BSN Program (2021)
  2. ONF Grant
Publications
  1. The Lived Experience of ESL Student Nurses: a Qualitative Study (dissertation published on OhioLink)
  2. Feasibility of the CARREs Modules Educating Family Caregivers of Persons with Cognitive Deficits about Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations (2019)
  3. A Dissertation entitled Perceptions of Becoming a Nurse from the ESL Perspective: a Phenomenological Study (2017)
Last Updated: 7/15/24