POSTED 3/20/18 9:45PM

Due to the impending snow forecast, ALL DAY and EVENING classes at CC-BOSTON are CANCELLED for Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

CC-SPRINGFIELD will CLOSE at 4PM ON 3/21/18.

Administrative offices are open until further notice.  Check your emails, MYCC, the website and social media for campus updates and notifications.

Wood, Carolyn

Adjunct faculty
University of Connecticut
School Nurse Education
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Education

Academic Focus

School nurse education


Ph.D. - University of Connecticut, Storrs, Graduate School of Education 

M.S. - Boston University, Maternal/Child Health Specialty, School of Nursing

B.S. - Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, Nursing

Professional Experience

Clinical nurse consultant - National Perinatal Information Center/Quality Analytic Services, Providence, RI

Professor of nursing - Rhode Island College

Research & Publications

Mosser, N, Williams, J & Wood, C. (2006) The use of progressive testing throughout nursing programs: How two colleges promote success in the NCLEX-RN. Annual Review of Nursing Education, 4, 305-319.

Wood, C., Meers, A., Heber, W. & Peipert, J. (2002) the role of the nurse in smoking cessation counseling for pregnant women. Clinical Excellence for Nurse Practitioners. 6(8), 45-50.

Partners Investing in Nursing's Future (PIN), initiative of RWJ and the Northwest Health Foundation. Collaboration in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. (2008-2011). Part of academic team from Rhode Island College.


Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Professional Memberships

  • American Nurses Association
  • Rhode Island State Nurses Association
  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Delta Upsilon Chapter-at-large

Professional Activities

2008-present - Dean's Advisory Committee - RIC SON

2004-2007 - Ethics Committee - Newport County VNA

2004-2007 - Nursing Research Committee - Newport Hospital

2005 - Sigma Theta Tau, Governance Committee

2000-2004 - WIH research team member