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Dr. Ben CloseCarol A. Netherland

Carol A. Netherland, RN, BSN, MSN, CFNP
Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

Date of Birth: October 17, 1949
Office Address: 201 Pecan Park Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71303
Office Telephone: 318-4456221
Office FAX: 3 18-4455399

Present Position

Practice with one physician in Asthma, Allergy, and Clinical Immunology with LOUISIANA ALLERGY AND ASTHMA SPECIALISTS from 1999 to present


Northwestern State University
BSN 1972

Northwestern State University
MSN 1999


AANP Family Nurse Practitioner 1999-present
ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner 1999-present
AAE (Association of Asthma Educators) Asthma Educator 2005-present

Additional Education

Medical College of Georgia
American Academy of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology







Family Nurse Practitioner 1999-Present


Family Nurse Practitioner 1999-Present

AAE(Association of Asthma Educators)

Asthma Educator 2005-Present



Additional Education




Medicinal College of Georgia


American Academy of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology




Educational/Teaching Activities




Rapides Parish School Nurses

Provided training and education in areas of anaphylaxis management and asthma care

LA Allergy/Asthma Specialists

Continuing education to nursing staff

LSU Family Practice Residency Program

Provided educational support to family practice residents regarding specific asthma interventions

Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital

Participant in Guest Lecturer Program



Professional Experience




Aug 1999 to present

Practicing as FNP providing speciality and primary Care/medical management with focus on all ages; provide education and guidance to nursing staff; provide education and guidance to participating LSU medical residents; serve as preceptor to nurse practitioner students; work with physician to improve practice opportunities


Proctor & Gamble

Pineville, LA

Industrial Nurse- responsible for management of employee health screening/assessments; injury assessment and treatment; pre-employment physicals; drug and alcohol testing services; PSHA documentation and recording.


Huey P. Long Medical Center

Pineville, LA

Charge nurse/ICU- responsible  for staffing/direct patient care/crisis management and intervention; new employee  training


Rapides Chemical Dependency Ser vices

Alexandria, LA

Staff nurse-responsible for patient care including detox and continuing treatment


Otorhinolaryngology  Associates

Houston, TX

Clinical Nursing Coordinator- responsible for nursing services/staffing in ENT practice with primary location and two satellite offices. Provided and supervised patient care, responsible for hiring, training of nursing personnel.


Otorhinolaryngology  Associates

Houston, TX

Surgical Nurse(scrub), assistant for microscopic ear procedures, and general ENT surgical procedures.


Memorial City General Hospital

Houston, TX

Charge nurse/emergency department


Schumpert Memorial Hospital

Shreveport, LA

Staff nurse/emergency department


Lincoln General Hospital

Ruston, LA

Charge nurse/emergency department; relief evening supervisor


Served as research coordinator for TENOR study (The Epidemiology and Natural History of Asthma:
Outcomes and Treatment Regimens)
Jan 1, 2001 to Jan 31, 2004


Louisiana APRN: AP 03476
Louisiana RN: RN 030430
Texas (inactive status)



Professional Affiliations

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Since 1997
AANP since 1999
Central LA Chapter of Nurse Practitioners since 1999
Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners since 1999
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, Immunology since 1999
Association of Asthma Educators since 2005