Carol Murch

Years Taught at Murray State:


Courses Taught:

Professional Nursing Practice
Leadership and Management in Nursing
The Nursing Professional and Health Care Delivery


2008 - Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
2009 - KLN Excellence in Nursing Education Award


Doctor of Nursing Practice, 2015 - Murray State University
Master of Science in Nursing, 2010 - Murray State University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2005 - Murray State University
Associate of Science in Nursing, 1995 - University of Kentucky

Certifications and Licensures:

Clinical Nurse Specialist
Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse
Certified Nurse Educator
APRN Licensure in Kentucky
RN Licensure in Kentucky and Indiana

Clinical/Professional Focus:

Adult Health, End-of-Life Care

Research Focus:

Use of Simulation Scenarios in Nursing Education
Role of Education in Palliative Care Initiatives
Treatments Guidelines for Psoriasis
Reducing the Risks Associated for CVL Infection

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State:

2007-2015: Associate Professor and Assistant Program Coordinator, Associate Degree Nursing Program, Henderson Community College
2004-2007: Executive Director and Regional Manager of Education and Compliance, VistaCare Hospice
2001-2004: Anemia Case Manager and Charge Nurse, Regional Kidney Care
1993-2001: Staff Nurse and Nurse Extern, Deaconess Hospital

Professional Organizations:

American Nurses Association
Kentucky League for Nursing
Kentucky Nurses Association
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society