Carranda Barkdoll

Carranda Barkdoll
Program Coordinator & Assistant Teaching Professor, Baccalaureate Nursing Program
Office Phone
Office Location
Sci-Tech, 104F
Penn State Mont Alto | 1 Campus Drive | Mont Alto, PA 17237

Carranda Barkdoll


Doctor of Nurse Practice-Pennsylvania State University 2017
Master of Nursing-Pennsylvania State University, Certification Family Nurse Practitioner 2001
Baccalaureate of Nursing-Pennsylvania State University 1998
Associates Degree in Nursing-Hagerstown Community College 1985
Practical Nursing Program-Franklin Career and Technology 1980

Courses Taught

  • NURS 306 Pediatrics
  • NURS 405A Complex Health:Adult A
  • NURS 441 Trauma and Critical Care
  • NURS 452 Women's Health
  • NURS 450B Clinical Capstone

Faculty Scholarly Activities

I am the program coordinator of the nursing programs at Penn State Mont Alto. I oversee the day to day operations for both the BS in nursing and the RN-to-BSN programs.

Research Interests

Adolescent Herion AbuseMobile simulation lab and classroomAging in place-Looking at alternatives to extended care or assisted living for the elderlyHealth care providers knowledge and attitudes about electronic cigarettes The resilience of the older adult in preparing for a disaster


As vaping increases, its safety still on open quesion - May 4, 2018


Other, Nursing, Penn State

MS, MSN/FNP, Penn State University

BS, Nursing, The Pennsylvania State University

AA, Nursing, Hagerstown Community College

Other, LPN, Franklin Co Career and Tech School