Faculty Bio

Charlotte Wool, Ph.D., RN


Assistant Professor of Nursing

Education

  • BSN, Bloomsburg University (1987)
  • MSN, University of Phoenix (2004)
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Tyler (2011)

Credentials

  • Registered nurse
  • Licensed perinatal clinical nurse specialist

Courses

  • Research and Professional Nursing Practice
  • Health Assessments for Professional Nursing Practice

Research Interests

  • Human lactation
  • Perinatal palliative care

Honors

  • Best Manuscript Award, Sigma Theta Tau, Eta Eta Chapter, 2013
  • National Perinatal Association Research Award, 2011
  • Outstanding Chapter Leader, 2010 AWHONN
  • Nurse Educator of the Year, 2005 Holy Spirit Health System
  • Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania, Nominee 2005

Recent Publications

  • Wool, C. (2013). State of the science on perinatal palliative care. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing.
  • Wool, C., & Dudek, M. (2013). Exploring the perceptions and the role of genetic counselors in the emerging field of perinatal palliative care. Journal of Genetic Counseling.
  • Wool, C., (2013). Clinician confidence and comfort in providing perinatal palliative care. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing.
  • Wool, C. & Northam, S. (2011). Perinatal palliative care perceptions and barriers scale instrument: Development and validation. Advances in Neonatal Care.
  • Wool, C. (2011). Systematic review of the literature: Parental outcomes after diagnosis of a fetal anomaly. Advances in Neonatal Care.

Recent Presentations

  • Montreal, Canada: International Conference on Communication in Healthcare: Comparing Clinicians’ Perceptions and Barriers of Perinatal Palliative Care (October 2013)
  • Prague, Czech Republic: Sigma Theta Tau International, 24th International Nursing Research Congress: Symposium presentation. Antenatal, Neonatal, and Perinatal Palliative Care: State of the Science in Two Countries. (July 2013)
  • Nashville, TN: Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses: Teaching the Weeks of Fetal Development to Women who are Pregnant or Desire to be Pregnant and the Ethical Consequences when we don’t. (June 2013)
  • Phoenix, AZ: National Association of Neonatal Nurses: Implementation of a Perinatal Palliative Care Protocol. (April 2013)
  • Washington, DC: Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses: Not the Pregnancy We Planned On”: Developing a Plan of Care When There Are Severe Fetal Anomalies (June 2012)