Carla Hermann, PhD, RN

Carla Hermann, PhD, RN

Carla Hermann, PhD, RN

Carla Hermann, PhD, RN

Professor
cpherm01@louisville.edu
502.852.8397

 

 

 Education:

  • PhD: Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington Kentucky, 1997
  • MSN, University of Kentucky, Lexington Kentucky
  • BSN, University of Louisville, Louisville Kentucky, 1984
  • ADN, University of Louisville, Louisville Kentucky, 1981

Recent Publications:

    Hermann, C.P., Keeney, C. E. & Looney, S. W. (2016). A longitudinal perspective of the symptom experience of patients with lung cancer near the end of life. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 18, 100-107.

    Hermann, C.P., Head, B.A., Black, K., & Singleton, K. (2016). Preparing nursing students for interprofessional practice: The interdisciplinary curriculum for oncology palliative care education. Journal of Professional Nursing, 32, 62-71. DOI: 10.1016/j.profnurs.2015.06.001 PMID: 26802593 PMCID: PMC4724378.

    Head, B., Schapmire, T., Earnshaw, L., Faul, A., Hermann, C., Jones, C., … Pfeifer, M. (2016).  Evaluation of an interdisciplinary curriculum: Teaching team-based palliative care integration in oncology. Journal of Cancer Education, 31, 358-65. DOI: 10.1007/s13187-015-0799-yn PMID: 25708910 PMCID: PMC4549232.

      Recent Presentations:

      Hermann, C.P. (2016). Breaking down silos: The impact of an interprofessional curriculum to teach health professions students oncology palliative care. 43rd Biennial Convention of Sigma Theta Tau International; Las Vegas, November 7-11, 2015.

      Research Interests:

      quality of life and symptom management in patients with advanced cancer patients

       

      Research Activity:

      Principal Investigator - (2016-2017): Using Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Improve Symptoms and Quality of Life in Caregivers of Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer.  The goal of this project is to examine the effects of brief cognitive behavioral therapy on anxiety, depression, negative thinking, sleep, and quality of life in family caregivers of patients with advanced lung cancer.

      Co-Investigator - R25 CA148005-01 - (2010-2015): The Development of an Interdisciplinary Oncology Palliative Care Curriculum.  The goal of this project was to develop, implement and evaluate a mandatory, interdisciplinary, palliative oncology curriculum for learners in the health sciences.

      2014

      Top 40 Outstanding Alumni,University of Louisville School of Nursing

      2010

      Fellow, Leadership for Academic Nursing Program; American Association of Colleges of Nursing

      2010

      Dean Marcia J. Hern Award in Teaching, University of Louisville School of Nursing

      2009-2008

      Faculty Favorite, University of Louisville

      2001

      Jewish Hospital Innovation in Nursing Research Award

      1998,1996,1991

      Outstanding Faculty Award, University of Louisville School of Nursing

      1997

      Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Kentucky

      1994

      American Cancer Society Lifesaver Award

      1994

      Community Service Award. University of Louisville

      1993

      Who’s Who in American Education

      1992

      Research Foundation Graduate Assistantship, University of Kentucky

      1991

      Professional Nurse Traineeship

      1991

      Innovative Teaching Award, Kentucky Nurses Association Nursing Education Cabinet