About Carol O. Long, PhD

Dr Long PictureCarol O. Long, PhD, RN, FPCN, FAAN is Principal and CEO of Capstone Healthcare and Founder of Palliative Care Essentials.

Dr. Long has been a registered nurse for over 4 decades holding various staff, management, education, and consultant positions on aging and palliative care services in all healthcare settings. Her passion has centered on geriatric care services; ranging from wellness through palliative and end-of-life care consulting, research, and education programs. Dr. Long is an accomplished author with numerous articles, monographs, book chapters and two books related to advanced dementia care, end-of-life care, pain management, and community-based care.

Dr. Long is an ELNEC (End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium) trainer and has presented end-of-life and palliative care training both nationally and internationally in the Middle East, South America, Australia and Asia. She has received numerous awards, including the Distinguished ELNEC-Core Trainer Award and was honored with the Excellence in Research and Education Award from LeadingAge through her association with Beatitudes Campus. She is a Fellow in the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, a Transcultural Nursing Scholar with the international Transcultural Nursing Society, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. She serves as Adjunct Faculty for Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation.

Dr. Long has a BSN from Marquette University, a MS from the University of Michigan and PhD from Arizona State University.

Contact Carol O. Long, PhD, RN, FPCN, FAAN

To contact Carol O. Long, PhD, RN, FPCN, FAAN about Palliative Care Essentials, send her a message or call 480.893.3685.