Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor
PhD, RN, CNS, CCRN-K, FAHA
Phone: (619) 594-2766
Office: Adams Humanities 3175
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- PhD, University of Nebraska Medical Center
- MS, Nursing, Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Concentration, SDSU
- BSN, CSU, Dominguez Hills
Dr. Beverly Carlson is the Graduate Advisor and also a lecturer in the Graduate Advanced Practice Nursing program in the SDSU School of Nursing. Dr. Carlson is a Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist with an extensive background in critical care nursing and education. She also has a substantial background in disease management and outcomes research, primarily pertaining to patients with heart failure (HF). From 1995 through 2007, she served as the Project Director for multiple single and multi-site national and international studies of various approaches to the management of cardiac disease. She is a coauthor of Self-Care of Heart Failure Index (SCHFI), an original tool developed with Dr. Barbara Riegel to measure self-care abilities of patients with HF.
Dr. Carlson has an extensive history of local and national professional presentations. She is widely published in the professional literature and serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, the Journal of Cardiac Failure, and the American Journal of Critical Care Nursing. She has been an active member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses since 1973 and was a founding board member of the San Diego Chapter of AACN. She has been certified as a CCRN since 1978. She is also an active member of the American Heart Association (AHA) Nursing Council and the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA).
- Community-based participatory research in the rural and primarily Hispanic population in the Imperial Valley
- Self-care (including adherence and symptom assessment and management)
- Perceived health
- Health-related quality of life and hospitalization in patients with heart disease and other chronic illnesses
- Community Engagement in Research in Rural Areas and the Hispanic Population (UCSD CTRI)
- What is the Relationship Between Self-Reported Health and Biomarkers in a Cohort of Adults at risk for Alzheimer’s Disease? (Wisconsin Registry for Alzheizmer’s Prevention)
- Perceptions of Nurses and Social Workers Providing End-of-Life Care in a Rural Acute Care Setting on the US-Mexican Border
- Development and Feasibility Testing of a Multicomponent Implementation Strategy for Reproductive Health Care in a Rural, Community Oncology Setting (pending, SDSU/UCSD Cancer Center Comprehensive Partnership).
- For an up to date publications list see Google Scholar.