Dr. Carolyn Horne is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nursing Science. Her research focuses on symptom management in cardiovascular disease, as well as, frailty within this population. She has focused on self-management of neuropathic pain after ampuation surgery in her research. She developed a desensitization protocol for post ampuation care that could be self-administered.
Dr. Horne’s academic career has focused on instruction of graduate students as advanced practice Clinical Nurse Specialists. Prior to her academic position, Dr. Horne worked in a large academic medical facility as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, providing advanced nursing practice care to vascular patients. During her time working in vascular surgery, Dr. Horne began her research in the care of amputation patients. She began the Eastern North Carolina Amputee Support Group and peer visitation for amputees over ten years ago.
Neuropathic pain after amputation
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Horne, C. E., Engelke, M., Schreier, A., Swanson, M. & Crane, P.B. (in press, 2017). Effects of tactile desensitization on postoperative pain following amputation surgery. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing.
Horne, C. E. (2012). Transparency: A concept analysis. Nursing Science Quarterly, 25(4), 326-331.
Horne, C. E. (2009). Quality of life in patients with prosthetic legs-A comparison study. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 21(3), 154-159.
Horne, C. (2016). Advocacy. In R. Kaplow & S. Hardin (Eds.), Synergy for clinical excellence: The AACN synergy model for patient care (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett.
Powell, C.S. & Horne, C.E. (2007). The bull of for-profit quality rating schemes. Contemporary Surgery, 63(20), 593-94.
Collaborative Research Grant, Co-Principal Investigator. 2016-2017
Dissemination Grant, Principal Investigator. 2015-2016
Research Grant, Principal Investigator. 2011-2012
NCNA Research Grant, Co-Investigator. 2010-2011
Research Grant, Co-Investigator. 2004-2005
Horne, C. E., May,K., Williams, S., Maultsby, D. (2012). Creating a Sustainable Role for the CNS in North Carolina. Presentation, NC Affiliate of Clinical Nurse Specialist Educational Conference, Greensboro, North Carolina.
Williams, S., May, K., Maultsby, D. & Horne, C. E. (2012). Creating a Sustainable Role of the CNS in North Carolina. Presentation, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, Chicago, Illinois.
Horne, C. E. (2011). A Phenomenological Study of Clinical Nurse Specialist Value. Presentation, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, Baltimore, MD.
Horne, C. E. (January, 2017). The History of Amputation: Dr. Robert Liston - Anatomy, Dexterity, and Amputations, Presentation. North Carolina Association of Ankel & Foot Society, Greensboro, North Carolina.
Horne, C. E. (February, 2016). Amputation Pain Control and Management, Presentation, ECU School of Physical Therapy, Greenville, North Carolina.
Horne, C. E. ( April, 2016).Clinical Nurse Specialist Legislative Update 2016. Presentation, North Carolina Affiliate of NACNS, Concord, North Carolina.
Horne, C. E. (October, 2015). History of Amputation: Dr. Robert Liston-Dexterity, Anatomy and Amputation, Presentation. Medical History Interest Group, Greenville, North Carolina
Horne, C. E. (April, 2015).Clinical Nurse Specialist Legislative Update 2015. Presentation, North Carolina Affiliate of NACNS, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Horne, C. E. (March, 2015). Phantom Limb Pain Treatment after Lower Limb Amputation. Presentation, Eastern North Carolina Amputee Support Group, Greenville, NC.
Horne, C. E. (October, 2012). Cultural Competence and the Vascular Patient. Presentation, North Carolina Vascular Nurses Conference, Greenville, North Carolina.
NURS 6214 Chronic Health Problems for the Advanced Practice Nurse
NURS 6959 Roles and Theory of the Clinical Nurse Specialist
NURS 6960 Clinical Nurse Specialist Practicum I
NURS 6961 Clinical Nurse Specialist Practicum II
NURS 6962 Clinical Nurse Specialist Practicum III
NURS 6989 Clinical Practice for the CNS across the lifespan
NURS 6993 Nursing Synthesis
Factors Associated with Self-Management in African-Americans with Hypertension (2017) Member
Impact of the North Carolina Board of Nursing Regulation Change on Clinical Nurse Specialists: A DNP Scholary Project (2015)
Heart Failure 30-Day Readmissions: Causes, Prediction, Prevention in a Rural Hospital (2015)
EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF NURSING
2014: Phyllis N. Horns Outstanding Doctoral Student Award. East Carolina University. 2005: Vascular Disease Foundation Excellence in Care Award.
2003: PCMH Presidents Service Award.
2001: Vieve Gore Award for Best First Time Presenter. Awarded at Society of Vascular Nurses Conference
2014: Phi Kappa Phi. Inducted
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