Faculty & Staff Directory

Carol Ann King, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, APRN Certified Agrisafe Provider

Clinical Professor
Office: 3153 Health Sciences Building
Phone: (252) 744-6519

As a Pirate Nurse, graduating from the RN-BSN and MSN/FNP ECU programs, I am honored to be part of ECU CON's faculty since 2010. Primary care for underserved, rural populations and integrating students into primary care is my passion.


Favorite websites include:

North Carolina Nurses Association http://www.ncnurses.org/

American Association of Nurse Practitioners http://www.aanp.org/

North Carlina Agromedicine Institute http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/agromedicine/index.cfm

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) http://www.ahrq.gov/

Institute For Healthcare Improvement http://www.ihi.org/Pages/default.aspx

Research Interests

Interests include Military and Veteran's healthcare,  Interprofessional education and practice, use of the Virtual Clinic in nursing education, agricultural health promotion, rural healthcare, primary care to vulnerable populations, Nicaragua missions, and integration of technology in education and practice.

Blog/Twitter/Facebook links


Referred Articles/Papers

Lea, S. & King, C. A. (2014).  Cancer in a 29-county area in eastern North Carolina: An opportunity to reduce health inequities.   North Carolina Medical Journal, 75 (4), 287-290.  

Lowery, B., Webb Corbett, R., King, C. A., Brown, S. T., & Faser, K. E. (2014).  Virtual Clinic-Opening the clinic door to interprofessional education and practice.   The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 10 (10), 69-76.  

King, C. A. (2014).  Can you handle the truth? Working with Veterans.   Advance for NPs and PAs. http://nurse-practitioners-and-physician-assistants.advanceweb.com/Features/Articles/Can-You-Handle-the-Truth.aspx

King, C. A. (2013).  Men's Urogenital Health.   Advance for Nurses- On Line Edition. http://nurse-practitioners-and-physician-assistants.advanceweb.com/Columns/Mens-Health/Mens-Urogenital-Health.aspx

King, C. A. (2012).  Keeping the patient focus: Using tablet technology to enhance education and practice.   Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 

King, C. A., Meadows, B., Engelke, M., & Swanson, M. (2006).  Prevalence of elevated body mass index and blood pressure in a rural school-age population: Implications for School Nurses.   Journal of School Health, 76 (4), 145-149.  

Book Chapters

Books and Monographs

Non-Refereed Articles/Papers

King, C.A. (2015). Agricultural Health: North Carolina and Nursing. Tar Heel Nurse Spring 2015 edition.

King, C. A. (2015).  Nursing Advocacy 101: Start where you are and do what you can article.   Tar Heel Nurse Winter 2015 edition. 

Quality Improvement in primary care including tobacco cessation and colorectal cancer screeing; AHRQ Innovations Exchange-- https://innovations.ahrq.gov/profiles/quality-improvement-collaborative-helps-clinic-serving-uninsured-significantly-increase


  Past PI and Director HRSA grant "Enhancing the Primary Care Management of Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions through Interprofessional Education"

Refereed Presentations


Harrington, C., King, C. A. & Skipper, M. (2015, April). Geriatric Prescribing education for NP students using virtual technology.   NONPF, Baltimore, Maryland.

Lowery, B., Skipper, M., King, C. A., & Greer, A. (2015, May). Interprofessional Education Training for Educators.   AHEC sponsored four hour workshop, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Reis, P. J., King, C. A., Lowery, B., & Faser, K. E. (2013, November). Promoting Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice through web-based technology: Options for Distant Learning Programs in Graduate Nursing Education.   AACN Webinar, Greenville, North Carolina.

King, C. A. (2013 June). Interprofessional Education and Practice.   ATBH Conference, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

King, C. A. (2015, April). Agricultural Health in Primary Care.   NCNA Annual Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium, Ashville, North Carolina.

King, C. A. (2014, April). Interprofessionalism and Patient-Centered Care.   NCNA Annual Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium, Charlotte, North Carolina.

King, C. A. (2012). Go Beyond the Plumbing: Men's Health Continuing Education Article.   NCNA Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium, Wilmington, North Carolina.

King, C. A. (2012, March). Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Primary Care.   NCNA Annual Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium, Wilmington, North Carolina.

Greer, A. G.,, King, C.A.,, & Lee, E.M. (2011) Teen Health Disparities in Greene, Lenoir, and Jones: Partnerships for Discovery and Action. submitted to The 8th Annual Jean Mills Health Symposium: Looking in the Mirror.

Non-Referred Presentations

Invited Presentations


Special Projects/Faculty Development

Research Activities

Courses Taught

NURS 6613 Advanced Nursing Practice Role Development

NURS: 6611: Clinical Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice        

NURS 6618 Advanced Practice Nursing Practicum: Primary Care of Adults

NURS 6619  Advanced Practice Nursing Practicum: Primary Care of Childbearing and Childrearing Families

NURS 6620 Advanced Practice Nursing Practicum: Synthesis in Primary Care of Families

NURS 6622 Care of Older Adults with Acute and Chronic Illness Practicum

NURS 6623 Specialty Care of Adults

NURS 8269 Scholarly Practicum I

NURS 8272 Scholarly Practicum II

NURS 8274 Scholarly Practicum III

NURS 8277 Scholarly Practicum IV

NURS 6208 Concepts of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Dissertation Committees

DNP Project Committees

Special Assignments/Faculty Development


Chari, Graduate Student Affairs Committee

Member, CON Graduate Curriculum Committee

Chair, DNP Position Search Committee

Member, Student Veteran Affair Committee

Service Learning Activities

Special Projects

Honors and Awards

ECU College of Nursing Hall of Fame Inductee Spring 2016

ECU College of Nursing Daisy Award 2015