Carrie Cormack, DNP, APRN is an Assistant Professor at The Medical University of South Carolina. She is the lead Palliative Care faculty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Carrie moved to South Carolina as a new graduate Registered Nurse to follow her dreams of working in Pediatric Nursing. Now, with over 20 years’ experience in Pediatric Nursing, she has worked in acute care, Developmental Pediatrics, Pediatric Orthopaedics, as the Director of Nursing at a school for children with severe and multiple disabilities, and with a community based palliative care organization. She continues to specialize in palliative care and, in addition to her faculty work, she practices as a pediatric nurse practitioner with the Pediatric Palliative Care team at the Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital in perinatal palliative care at MUSC. Certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, Carrie is dedicated to increasing palliative care education as well as the humanities education in nursing programs. She is committed to empowering students to better understand, relate to, and care for their patients and families, especially those with serious illness.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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