Dr. Carolyn Harmon

Dr. Carolyn S. Harmon

Chair & Associate Professor of Nursing 

carolynharmon@bac.edu

PhD University of South Carolina
DNP University of Alabama at Birmingham
MSN Queens University of Charlotte
BSN Bluefield State College

  • Health Informatics
  • Leadership and Systems-Based Practice

Publications (selected)

  • Harmon, C. S., Adams, S. A., & Davis, J. (2020). Nursing cognitive-overload and electronic documentation burden: A literature review. Journal of Informatics Nursing. Submitted March 2020 Accepted June 2020 Projected publication September 2020
  • Harmon, C. S. (2018). Continuity planning and management (disaster recovery). In T. Heba, K. Hunter & P. Czar (Eds.), Handbook of informatics for nurses and healthcare professionals (6th ed.). Boston: Pearson.
  • Harmon, C. S. (2018, April). Inside a strategic plan for a dysfunctional senior leadership team. Nurse Leader, 16(2), 142-146.
  • Harmon, C. S. & Parker, C. (2017). Selecting a graduate degree in informatics. Journal of Informatics Nursing, 2(4), 23-26.
  • Harmon, C. S., Fogle, M., & Roussel, L. (2015, Spring). Then and now: Nurses’ perception of the electronic health record. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 19(1).

Presentations (selected)

  • Harmon, C. S. (2020, July 23). Nursing academics: Degrees, projects, and dissertations. [Podium] American Nurses Informatics Association National Conference, National Broadcasted Webinar.
  • Harmon, C. S., Johnson, M. H., Parker, C. D., Ulanday, K., & St. John, C. (2020, May 13). How to successfully work and teach from home. [Panel] American Nurses Informatics Association National Conference, National Broadcasted Webinar.
  • Harmon, C. S. (2019, July 18). Evidence-based practice for leaders and informatics nurses. [Podium] American Nurses Informatics Association National Conference, National Broadcasted Webinar.
  • Harmon, C. S. (2019, March 20). Replicating research and making informed recommendations for evidence-based practice. [Podium and Panel] North Carolina Organization of Nurse Leaders, 2019 Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC.
  • Harmon, C. S. (2018, July 13). Applying Six Sigma to informatics nursing practice. [Podium] American Nurses Informatics Association National Conference, National Broadcasted Webinar.
    Harmon, C. S. (2018, June 20). Nursing informatics for the BSN nurse. [Invited Lecturer] University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.
  • Harmon, C. S. (2018, March 23). The implementation of a master’s in nursing informatics degree program. [Podium] 2018 Annual Leadership Summit, Columbia, SC.
    Harmon, C. S. (2018, March 3). Outcomes, informatics, and nursing practice. [Invited Conference Speaker] 5th Annual Clinical Practice Conference, Columbia, SC.
  • Harmon, C. S. (2017, November 1). Nursing informatics for pre-nursing students. [Invited Lecturer] University of South Carolina-Lancaster, Lancaster, SC.
  • Harmon, C. S. (2017, March 30). Six Sigma for the informatics nurse. [Pre-conference Workshop] American Nurses Informatics Association National Conference, New Orleans, La.
  • Harmon, C. S. (2017, February 1). Root-cause analysis for PhD students. [Invited Lecturer] University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.
  • Harmon, C. S. (2016, June 28-29). Risk management: Healthcare communication. [Invited Lecturer] Charlotte Area Health Education Center, Charlotte, NC.
  • Harmon, C. S. (2016, April 22). Bridging informatics into nursing education. [Podium] American Nurses Informatics Association National Conference, San Francisco, Ca.
  • Harmon, C. S. (2014, March 29). Then and now: Nurses’ perception of the electronic health record. [Podium] American Nurses Informatics Association National Conference, Las Vega, NV.

Research Interests

  • Health Informatics
  • Patient Safety & Outcomes
  • Effect of resilience, cognitive load, sleep, and health on nursing practice

Certifications and Fellowships

  • ANCC Informatics Nursing Certification
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Fellow

Awards and Professional Service (Selected)

  • American Nursing Informatics Association Board of Director, 2016-present
  • Rock Hill City Mayor’s Committee for People with Disability Board Member, 2016-present
  • Sigma Alpha Xi Communication Committee Chair, 2015-2017
  • Palmetto Gold Recipient, 2018
  • University of South Carolina Community Service Award, 2018
  • Capella University Stephen Shank Recognition Award, 2015