Karin Ciance, DNP, RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing
School of Professional Studies
(508) 849-3262
Office: Trinity
Education:
Doctor of Nursing Practice, Walden University
Master of Science, Nursing, Worcester State College
Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Worcester State College


Biography:
Dr. Karin Ciance has more than 34 years of experience in nursing including medical-surgical, rehabilitation, urgent care, women's health, and management. She received her Diploma in Nursing from Worcester City Hospital School of Nursing, a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Worcester State College, a Master's of Science in Community Health Nursing from Worcester State College, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Walden University. Dr. Ciance has served as Adjunct Faculty and Faculty Mentor for several local colleges and universities including Worcester State University, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and Atlantic Union College. She is the Executive Director for Greenwood Street Medical Clinic in Worcester, Massachusetts. As a full-time member of the nursing faculty at Anna Maria College, Dr. Ciance teaches in both the traditional BSN and online RN to BSN nursing programs. Her current areas of interest are fall prevention and simulation in nursing practice.


Courses Taught at Anna Maria:
Fundamentals of Nursing
Fundamentals of Nursing- Labs
Essentials of Nursing Research
Physical Assessment- Labs
Leadership
Medical Surgical Nursing
Public Health Nursing
Senior Seminar I
Senior Seminar II
Nursing Research


Research Interests:
Fall Prevention in the Elderly Community


Publications:
Ciance, K. (2014). "Engaging and Educating Elders in the Sure Steps Fall Prevention Program." Proquest.