Heather L. Carlisle, PhD, DNP, RN-BC, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC

Heather L. Carlisle, PhD, DNP, RN-BC, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
520-626-8786
Nursing (#203)
Room Number: 
101 #2

Research and Clinical:

Research and Clinical Interest: 
Pain Management -
Opioid Safety -
Integrative Nursing -
Palliative Care -
Evidence-Based Practice -
Quality Improvement
Clinical Expertise: 
  • Pain Management
  • Acute-on-Chronic Pain
Research & Scholarship: 
  • Reducing In-Hospital Respiratory Arrest due to Opioids
  • Use of Capnography in Med-Surg to Prevent Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression
All Funding: 
Currently there is no grant funding information for this individual.
Publications: 
2014

Preventing Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression on Medical-Surgical Units. Poster Presentation, American Nurses Association Quality Conference, Phoenix

2014

The case for capnography in patients receiving opioids. American Nurse Today. 9(9), pp. 22-29. 

2013

Acute-on-Chronic Pain Management in the Hospital Setting. Presentation at the Tucson Nurses Week Foundation Showcase

2012

RN-led Initiative to Reduce Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression. Presentation at the Tucson Nurses Week Foundation Showcase

2011

Pain Management for Cancer Patients. Online patient education video. University of Arizona Cancer Center.

Honors and Awards: 
2010
Crawford Community Health Scholarship
2009
Ann Kirkwood Memorial Scholarship
2008
Mary Jeffries Award for Academic Achievement
2008
Graduated summa cum laude from UA College of Nursing
2008
Inducted to Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Mu Chapter
Education: 
Institution/LocationDegreeAttendedField of Study
University of Arizona, College of Nursing, Tucson, AZ
DNP
2010-2013
Nursing - Pain Management, Opioid Safety
University of Arizona, College of Nursing, Tucson, AZ
MSN
2008-2010
Nursing - Health Promotion, Vulnerable Populations
University of Arizona, College of Nursing, Tucson, AZ
BSN
2007-2008
Nursing
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
PhD
1995-2000
Geography - Environmental Health, Political Ecology
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
MA
1991-1994
Geography - Post-Soviet Studies
University of California at Davis, Davis, CA
BA
1987-1990
Geography