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Faculty Profile: Carrie Eaton

 

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Carrie Eaton MSN, RNC-OB
Assistant Professor of Nursing
 
Office: Trinity East 242
Office Hours: 
Monday: 12 to 3 p.m.
Wednesday: 12 to 3 p.m.
and by appointment 
 
Education:
Master of Science, Nursing, Clinical Nurse Leader, Sacred Heart University
Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Sacred Heart University
Associate Degree, Registered Nurse, Springfield Technical Community College
Licensed Practical Nurse, Howell Cheney Vocational Technical School
 
Biography: 
Carrie Morgan Eaton, Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, joined the faculty at Anna Maria College in 2016. She is a Certified Inpatient Obstetrics Nurse with 16 years experience in the delivery room at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT and 5 years experience in various pediatric settings. Carrie is the first graduate student at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing to receive the honorable Outstanding Scholar Program Fellowship supporting her pursuit of a doctoral degree.

In addition to her doctoral coursework, Carrie is a volunteer for Crisis Text Line and the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). In 2015, Carrie received training from NEDA as a facilitator of The Body Project, a cognitive-dissonance based body acceptance intervention program designed to help adolescent girls and young women resist the thin ideal. In 2016, Ms. Eaton attended an intensive week-long training curriculum to begin her eating disorder certification (CEDRN) through the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP).

Ms. Eaton has taught undergraduate nursing students in both the classroom and clinical environment. She is in the process of completing her final course to obtain a certificate in health professions education at the University of Connecticut. She continues her doctoral study under Cheryl Tatano Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN.

 
Favorite Quote or Motto:
"It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat." - Theodore Roosevelt
 
Courses Taught at Anna Maria: 
Family Health Nursing
Obstetrics
Pediatrics
Pathophysiology
Clinical Nursing
 
Research Interests:
Areas at the interface of eating disorders with a particular focus on recovery, posttraumatic growth, suicide, and eating disorders in pregnancy.
 
Publications:
Beck, C.T. & Eaton, C.M. (2016). Vicarious posttraumatic growth in labor and delivery nurses. Journal of Obstetric Gynecologic and Neonatal Nurses JOGNN. (Article in Press).