CAROLYN VANCOUWENBERGHE RN PHD
California State University, Sacramento
School of Health and Human Services
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Name: Carolyn VanCouwenberghe RN PhD
California State University
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6104
Areas of Teaching/Advising
Medical-Surgical Nursing (N12, N123)
Pharmacology (N14, N231)
6/95 Ph.D. in Comparative Pathology, University of California, Davis
Dissertation: Epidemiology of Nosocomial Infections Caused by Stenotrophomonas (Xanthomonas) maltophilia
10/80 - 6/82 Master of Science in Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California.
Major: Adult Acute Care Nursing; Functional Area-Education
9/74 - 6/76 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California
|9/92 - Present||Professor, Division of Nursing, California State University, Sacramento|
|2/97 - 4/03||Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Infectious and Immunological Diseases, University of California Davis|
|11/79 - Present||Clinical Nurse, University of California Davis Medical Center|
|4/96 - 5/97||Clinical Nurse Scientist, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California|
|6/76 - 11/79||Clinical Nurse/Nurse Manager Sierra Nevada Memorial, Grass Valley, California|
Research and Publications
Capnography. Critical Care Nursing.
VanCouwenberghe CJ, Farver TB, Cohen SH. Risk factors and outcomes with isolation of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in clinical specimens. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 1997;18(5):316-321.
Freeman Z, Rivers J, VanCouwenberghe CJ. Necrotizing Faciitis: A cautionary tale. American Journal of Nursing, 1997;97:34-36.
VanCouwenberghe CJ. On getting that first job: Advice from the doctor. West Coast Nursing. News, 1996;1:12-3.
Jacobson K, Cohen SH, King JH, Lippert WE, Inciardi J, Iglesias T, VanCouwenberghe CJ. The relationship between resistance to extended spectrum cephalosporins and antecedent antibiotic use in type I beta-lactamase producing organisms. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 1995;21:1107-13.
VanCouwenberghe CJ, Cohen SH, Tang YJ, Gumerlock PH, Silva J Jr. Genomic fingerprinting of epidemic and endemic strains of Xanthomonas maltophilia by arbitrarily primed polymerase chain reaction. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 1995;38:1289-91.
VanCouwenberghe CJ, and Cohen SH. Analysis of epidemic and endemic isolates of Xanthomonas maltophilia by contour-clamped homogeneous electric field gel electrophoresis. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 1994;15:691-6.
Galvin E, Jones M, Schwartz P, Boyers L, Mooney P, Warwick J, Davis J, VanCouwenberghe C. Family-Centered Care in Maternal Child Health: The perceptions of parents, patients and staff. Accepted to the 1998 University of Arizonia Research Conference.
Galvin E, Mooney P, VanCouwenberghe C. Parental Perceptions of Family Centered Care in Pediatric Acute and Intensive Care Settings. Pediatric Nursing Research and Education: Skill Building for the future. 7/28/97 Breckenridge, Colorado.
Williams C, Earon S, Jenkins M, Knaak Y, Christenson, Kaufman T, Mann Z, VanInwagen M, VanCouwenberghe C. Outcomes of Clean and Sterile Dressing on Chronic Wounds in the Home Care Setting.6/1997 New Orleans.
Warwick, J, Boyers L., VanCouwenberghe, C. Perceptions of Family Centered Care in the Neonatal Setting. 30th Annual Conference Western Institute of Nursing, 5/97.
VanCouwenberghe CJ, Farver TB, Cohen SH. Risk factors associated with isolation of Xanthomonas maltophilia. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 1995;165;41.
VanCouwenberghe CJ, Tang YJ, Gumerlock PH, Silva J, Jr., and Cohen SH. Comparison of arbitrarily-primed polymerase chain reaction (AP-PCR) with contour-clamped homogenous electric field (CHEF) gel electrophoresis for strain identification of Xanthomonas maltophilia isolates. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1994;15:29.
VanCouwenberghe CJ, and Cohen SH. Analysis of Xanthomonas maltophilia isolates using contour-clamped homogeneous electric field gel electrophoresis (CHEF) analysis. (Abstract) Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1993;14:425.
VanCouwenberghe, C. Preface. In The Internet Workbook for Health Professionals by David Hutchinson, New Wind Publishing, Sacramento, CA.1997.
VanCouwenberghe, C. Reviewer for The Nurse, Pharmacology and Drug Therapy by Shlafer, M. First Edition
Office Hours Fall 2011
|Thurs||Drop in Folsom 2031||1330-1430||Before each lecture. No class 3/14|
|Thurs||Drop in outside AIRC 1010||1520-1550
|Before each lecture. No class 3/14|
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