Assistant Clinical Professor

Gardland Carrie Carrie Garland is an assistant clinical professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. As a clinician educator, Garland precepts and mentors Physician Assistant and Family Nurse Practitioner students. She provides patient care at the Sacramento County Health Center and Sacramento County Refugee Clinic.

Garland’s nursing career started on an ambulance as a critical care transport nurse for two years and then she began working in the hospital with post cardiac surgery patients for another 10 years. This instilled in her a passion for educating patients about heart health and wanting to emphasize preventive care for patients to avoid future illnesses. In 2022, Garland completed the UC Davis NP-PRACTICE Nurse Practitioner residency program and has been working in primary care as a family nurse practitioner toward these goals.

In addition to her clinical practice and teaching roles, Garland engages in service work with Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing where she has been a board member in various roles since 2009. She is also a member of the California Association for Nurse Practitioners.

Garland earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at California State University, Sacramento in 2008 and Master of Science — Family Nurse Practitioner from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis in 2020.

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