Wednesday 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Every other Saturday 10:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Every other Monday 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Dr. Nancy E. Stone Ph.D., CNP, CCRN, began her professional nursing career after graduation from the ADN program at the Community College of Rhode Island. She then achieved her BSN from Anna Maria College, and her MSN from the University of Massachusetts, Worcester Campus with a specialty as a Critical Care Nurse Specialist. Nancy then received a Post- Masters Certificate as an Adult/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner subsequently followed by a Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts, Worcester Campus. Her clinical focus during that time was "Women and Heart Disease."
Nancy began her career working in both long term and critical care. Her specialty was cardiology, and this continues to be her clinical focus at this time. During her role as an RN she has held both staff and leadership positions. As a NP she has been instrumental in the development of the advanced practice role within the acute care setting in RI. She started working as nursing faculty at CCRI in 1992. For the majority of that time she has been an evening weekend faculty member, in Level II. She teaches ADNU 2040. She has also taught at several BSN programs, more recently, within the Rhode Island College Nurse Practitioner program; additionally acting as clinical mentor to students regarding the advanced practice role.
She has been a long standing member of the Rhode Island State Nurse Association, and was active as past second Vice President within that organization. Other memberships include: The American Nurses Association, The American Association of Critical Care Nurses and The American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She has spoken on a national level during conferences, and also teaches "Advanced Cardiac Life Support" certification within the community. In addition to employment as tenured professor at CCRI, she holds a position as a cardiology NP, with a private practice group.