CTH238

Carol Thompson PhD, DNP, RN, CCRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, FCCM, FAANP, FAAN
Professor

Dr. Thompson is a leader in critical care nursing. She was the first acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP) and the second nurse to be president of the Society of Critical Care Medicine; the first ACNP on the national board of directors of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses; the first ACNP to serve on the Tennessee Board of Nursing; and was among the first 100 nurses to be certified as an ACNP. During her 27-year academic career she developed one of the early ACNP programs at the MSN and then DNP level. As she embraced technological advances in education she became a founding member of the Society of Medical Simulation and developed expertise in online learning. Her scholarship interests have included dyspnea, pain, agitation, delirium and mobility in critically ill adults. Since 2013 she has delivered more than 30 international presentations. Dr. Thompson received her BSN from Florida State University, an MS in nursing from the University of Maryland, a PhD in nursing from Case Western Reserve University, and a DNP from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She has achieved Fellow status in the American College of Critical Care Medicine, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the American Academy of Nursing.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 323-6645

Fax: (859) 323-1057

Email: carol.thompson1@uky.edu

Office: 441B COLLEGE OF NURSING

Education

DNP, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2009
PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 1989
MSN, Univ Of Maryland-Baltimore, 1974
BSN, Florida State University, 1971

Interests

Pain, agitation, delirium, mobility in critically ill adults; distance learning; new AG-ACNP models; global critical care

CV

Dr. Carol Thompson's CV

Publications

Thompson, C. L. (in press) Pneumothorax Cases in Diagnostic Reasoning: Acute and Critical Care Nurse Practitioner. (2016), McGraw Hill 661-673.

Mikkelsen, M. Jackson, J. Hopkins, R. Thompson, C. L. Andrews, A. Netzer, G. Bates, D. Bunnell, A. Christie, L. Greenberg, S. Lamas, D. Sevin, C. Weinhouse, G. Iwashyna, T. Peer support as a novel strategy to mitigate post-intensive care syndrome. (2016), AACN Advanced Critical Care 27 (2), 221-229.

Thompson, C. L. Pulmonary embolus Cases in Diagnostic Reasoning: Acute and Critical Care Nurse Practitioner. (2016), McGraw Hill Publishing 683-693.

Thompson, C. L. (in press) Oxygen supplementation Practice considerations for adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioners. (2015), Barkley & Associates (2nd), 308-313.

Stanfill, A. Hathaway, D. Cashion, A. Homayouni, R. Cowan, P. Thompson, C. L. Madahian, B. Conley, Y. (in press) A pilot study of demographic and dopaminergic genetic contributions to weight change in kidney transplant recipients. (2015), Public Library of Science ( PLOS ONE) 10 (9), e0138885.

Presentations

Thompson, C. L. 2015, May. Nurses’ guide to critical mobility. XIV Congresso Mineiro de Medicina Intensiva, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Thompson, C. L. 2015, May. Safe hypothermia. XIV Congresso Mineiro de Medicina Intensiva, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Thompson, C. L. 2015, May. Critical Care Mobility Team. XIV Congresso Mineiro de Medicina Intensiva, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Thompson, C. L. 2014, October. Insulin management protocols: Nursing perspective. Medicina Critica 2014, Cancun, Mexico.

Thompson, C. L. 2014, October. Nursing care for patients with fever and autoimmunity. Medicina Critica 2014, Cancun, Mexico.