Carol has worked in long term care in many roles. Beginning as a nursing assistant, she later became a charge nurse, Nurse Manager and then RNAC. Presently, Carol is employed as the Director of Education for Hansen, Hunter & Co, a consulting firm. She has enjoyed working as one of the Gold Standard nurses for MDS 3.0, serving on the RAP workgroup to prepare the way for the CAAs for MDS 3.0, and participating on a number of Technical Expert Panels related to MDS and care planning. She has been a speaker at AANAC and AHCA national conferences as well as many state organization presentations. Carol served as a member of the AANAC Board of Directors for 9 years. She is presently serving on the NAC EAP and as an AANAC Master teacher. She enjoys answering questions related to MDS and Medicare for AANAC's members. In addition to her MDS role, Carol is a Certified Professional Coder.
The mother of 3 daughters, all of whom have been professional ballet dancers. She is now also a proud grandma of 6.