Carol Buck-Rolland received the Sigma Theta Tau Excellence in Nursing Award in 2014. Her professional projects include leading a short-term study abroad program in Oaxaca, Mexico to promote cultural awareness and sensitivity for nurse practitioner students, as well as a faculty-led immersion course. She is a Fellow of the University of Vermont Community-University Partnerships for Service Learning and a committee member of the Champlain Valley Area Health Education Center. Dr. Buck-Rolland also serves as the graduate Nursing program coordinator for the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
Clinical Professor/Vice-Chair, Graduate Nursing Program
Buck-Rolland. (2010) In What Ways can a Short Term Cultural Immersion Experience Influence Adult Learners? Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation.
Morris, N., Buck-Rolland, C., & Gagne, M. (2002). From Bricks to Bytes. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, May/June, 2002.
Buck-Rolland, C. & Wachtel, D. (1999) Sexually Transmitted Infections, Chapter in Singleton, J et al, Primary Care, Lippincott.
In What Ways can a Short Term Cultural Immersion Experience Influence Adult Learners? Poster presentation. NONPF Annual Conference; Albuquerque, NM, 2011.
In What Ways can a Short Term Cultural Immersion Experience Influence Adult Learners? Poster presentation. ENRS Regional Conference; Philadelphia, PA, 2010.
Nurse Practitioner Students: A Critical Component of Health Care Reform and Access to Primary Care in Vermont. Bi-State (VT/NH) Annual Member meeting, June 2010.
Screening and Assessment for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young Children. Vermont Nurse Practitioners 20th Annual Conference; Stowe, VT, 2010.
Exploring Ethical Issues Surrounding Abortion. Guest lecture for Honors College, UVM. Burlington, VT, 2008
Developmental Screening and Referral Options for Social Workers. Vermont Children with Special Health Needs; Burlington, VT, 2007
Contraceptives Options for Teenagers: Update for Vermont Pediatric Nurse Practitioners; Waterbury, VT, 2007
Developed Educational Immersion Experience (short term study abroad program) in Oaxaca, Mexico to promote cultural awareness and sensitivity for nurse practitioner students. Led faculty-led immersion course annually beginning March 2011; Program Director: HRSA Advanced Education Nurse Traineeship 2010-2014; Grantee and Program Council member: SBIRT Interprofessional award for 2013-2015.
Awards and Recognition
- Sigma Theta Tau Excellence in Nursing Award, 2014
- American Association Nurse Practitioners: Vermont State Clinical Excellence Award, 2013
- Dean's Multicultural Champion Award, UVM College of Nursing and Health Sciences, 2012
- Invited Fellow, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners' Leadership Fellowship Program, Washington D.C., October 2011
- Invited Fellow, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners' Leadership Fellowship Program, Washington D.C., March 2009
Associations and Affiliations
- Sigma Theta Tau, National Honor Society of Nursing, 1980-present
- Fellow, University of Vermont Community-University Partnership for Service Learning, 2010 - present
- Committee member, Champlain Valley Area Health Education Center, 2009 - present
Areas of Expertise and/or Research
Development of cultural competency, pediatric care
- Ed.D., Educational Leadership and Policy Studies; University of Vermont, 2010
- M.S., Maternal Child Health/Nursing; Medical College of Virginia, 1980
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