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Carol Stevens

Biography

Carol Stevens is a clinical assistant professor and the coordinator of the Nurse EDucator (NED) concentration in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. She is also a faculty advisor with Barrett, The Honors College at ASU. Her research interests include childhood obesity, cultural influences associated with children's health and healthy work environments for nurses. She received the Outstanding Membership Award from the Arizona Nurses Association (AzNA) in 2009. 

Education
  • Ph.D. Nursing, Arizona State University 2011
  • M.S. Nursing, University of Arizona 1994
  • B.S.N.University of St. Louis 1975
  • B.A. Mathematics, University of Kansas 1974
Research Interests

Childhood obesity, cultural influences associated with children's health and healthy work environments for nurses.

Publications

Recent Publications

  • Small, L. Sidora-Arcoleo, K., Naughan, L., Creed-Capsel, J., Chung, K. Y., Stevens, C. (2009). Validity and reliability of photographic diet diaries for assessing dietary intake among young children. Infant, Child " Adolescent Nutrition, 1(1). 27-36.
  • Stevens, C. (2007). Nursing in the 21st Century: a Compilation of Generations. Arizona Nurse. 60(6). 7-8.

Presentations

  • Aston, S., Bundu, U. & Stevens, C. "Developing the Right Acuity Tool," Poster presentation at the Arizona Nurses Association 67th Biennial Convention, September 11-12, 2009, Tempe, Arizona.
  • Stevens, C. & Reineke, S. "Using a Staff Engagement Model to Improve call-offs and tardiness in an OB Unit," Podium presentation at the Center for American Nurses LEAD Summit, June 11-13 2009, Orlando, FL.
  • Stevens, C., Gance-Cleveland, B., Ward-Begnoche, W. & Choi, M. "The Relationship of Social Support on Obesity in Middle School Children," Poster presentation at the 42nd Annual WIN Conference, April 22-25 2009, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Stevens, C. "Parent and Peer Support for Healthy Eating and Activity," at the ASU Center for Child, Podium presentation at the Teens & Families First Annual Scholarship Forum, February 27, 2009, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Stevens, C. "Creating a Culture of Workplace Civility" Podium presentation at the AzNA Greater Phoenix Area Chapter One and STTI, Nu Upsilon Chapter, November 13, 2008, Phoenix, AZ.
Research Activity

Current/Recent Grants and Projects

  • Nurses to Nurses: Improving RN Retention & Patient Care. The purpose of this project is to improve nurses’ work environment.  Research shows that work environment is a leading contributor to nurse satisfaction and retention and has a direct impact on the quality of patient care.  Role: Co-investigator, 1/22/07 - present.
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
HCR 499Individualized Instruction
NUR 499Individualized Instruction
NUR 670Curriculum Development
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 391Professional Nursing Theory
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
NUR 499Individualized Instruction
HCR 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
HCR 499Individualized Instruction
NUR 499Individualized Instruction
NUR 670Curriculum Development
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
NUR 499Individualized Instruction
HCR 499Individualized Instruction
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 315Nursg Rsch Appl to Prac
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
NUR 499Individualized Instruction
HCR 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
HCR 499Individualized Instruction
NUR 499Individualized Instruction
NUR 670Curriculum Development
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 315Nursg Rsch Appl to Prac
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
HCR 499Individualized Instruction
NUR 499Individualized Instruction
NUR 580Practicum
NUR 691Seminar
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 315Nursg Rsch Appl to Prac
NUR 493Honors Thesis
NUR 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 315Nursg Rsch Appl to Prac
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
HCR 499Individualized Instruction
NUR 499Individualized Instruction
NUR 580Practicum
NUR 670Curriculum Development
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 315Nursg Rsch Appl to Prac
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
NUR 499Individualized Instruction
NUR 580Practicum
NUR 691Seminar
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 315Nursg Rsch Appl to Prac
NUR 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 315Nursg Rsch Appl to Prac
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
NUR 498Pro-Seminar
NUR 580Practicum
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 315Methods&Critical Appraisal EBP
NUR 391Professional Nursing Theory
NUR 492Honors Directed Study
NUR 493Honors Thesis
NUR 498Pro-Seminar
NUR 580Practicum
NUR 691Seminar
Honors / Awards
  • Outstanding Membership Award, Arizona Nurses Association (AzNA), 2009
  • Outstanding Nurse Recruiter Award, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, 2004
  • Excellence in Nursing Administration, Arizona Nurses Association, 1996
Expertise Areas