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Carol Caico

Carol Caico, Ph.D., CS, NP

Assistant Professor


Ph.D., Health & Human Services, Columbia Commonwealth University, WY, 2003
NP, Perinatal/Women’s Health, Stony Brook University, N.Y., 1994
MPS, Human Relations/Clinical Counseling, New York Institute of Technology, N.Y., 1987
B.S., Nursing, Regents College,  N.Y., 1984
A.S., Nursing, Nassau Community College, N.Y., 1979

Academic and Clinical Appointments

  • 2010: Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Licensed Health Care Professionals through the Nassau County Medical Reserve Corps of which three current faculty members are active members. The course and competency exams were administered on Dec. 4, 2010.
  • 2010: Certification workshop as a member of the Nassau County Department of Health Medical Reserve Corps on Special Needs Shelter Training in Preparation for opening and managing these shelters if needed as a response to a potential disaster situation.
  • 2003-Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, New York Institute of Technology, School of Health Professions
  • 2005-2005: Interim Chair, Department of Nursing, New York Institute of Technology, School of Health Professions
  • 2002-2003: Adjunct Professor, Nursing, New York Institute of Technology
  • 2002-2002: Adjunct Professor, Adelphi University

Clinical Practice

  • 2005-Present: Long Island Women's Helathcare, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
  • 2004-Present: Instructional Systems, Inc., Consultant
  • 2004-Present: American Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Peer Reviewer
  • 1994-Present: OBS-GYN/Women’s Health, Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice
  • 1987-Present: Private Practice, Psychotherapist
  • 1994-2005: Dr. Bern & Dr. Caico Private Practice, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice
  • 1999-2003: NSDEA & The Women's Program, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

Research Interests

  • Perimenopause, Menopause
  • Women’s Health


  • Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, National Certifying Corporation
  • Clinical Specialist Adult Psychiatric & Mental Health, American Nurse Credentialing Center
  • Menopause Clinician, North American Menopause Society
  • Childbirth Educator, Academy of Birth Educators
  • BLS for Healthcare, American Heart Association
  • Perinatal Bereavement Coordinator, RTS

Additional Credentials

  • April 2011: Susan Neville, Ph.D., associate professor and chairperson of the Department of Nursing; Carol Caico, Ph.D., assistant professor of nursing; Patricia Montano, nursing instructor; Maureen Cardoza, Ph.D., nursing instructor; and Zehra Ahmed, Ph.D., assistant professor of physician assistant studies and clinical coordinator, completed the two-day Pediatric Disaster Management Core Curriculum Course sponsored by the Nassau County Department of Health Medical Reserve Corps, the College of Osteopathic Medicine of NYIT, and the School of Health Professions. Caico also presented a lecture on pediatric bereavement.

Selected Academic and Professional Honors

  • 2007: Standard of Excellance Award at NYIT
  • 2006: Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau as a Nursing Leader
  • 1992: Nurse of Distinction ( South Nassau Communities Hospital)
  • Induction into PSI CHI (National Honor Society of Psychology)

Selected Grants and Research Funding

  • 2008: Caico, C. Perimenopause/Menopause Support Program. IRB Approval NYIT. Held for 10 weeks at SNCH. Completed August 2008.

Selected Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • Nassau County Medical Response Team
  • American Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State
  • American College of Nurse Practitioners
  • National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Reproductive Health
  • Long Island Nurse Practitioner Association    

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Ballestas, H., & Caico, C. (2013). Pathophysiology of Nursing Demystified. New York, NY: McGraw Hill Education.
  • Caico, C. (February/April). A Perimenopause/Menopause Support Research Program: A Pilot Study. Journal On Nursing, 2(1). 
  • Caico, C. (May-July). Lifelong Implications of MRSA: A Case Study. Journal on Nursing, 2(2).
  • Caico, C. (September 21-24, 2011). Poster presentation. Perimenopause/Menopause Support Program, at the North American Menopause Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  • Caico, C. (July 2011).  Do Perimenopausal and Menopausal Symptoms Affect the Marital Relationship? Journal of Research in Nursing.
  • Caico, C., Cardoza, M., Della Vecchia, E., Ganzer, A., Greer, E., Hood, P., Montano, P., Neville, S., Sparacino, L., Zauderer, C. (April 6, 2011). Peer reviewed poster presentation. Meaningful Leadership: The Barometer for an Ever-Changing Climate in Healthcare, at the Seventh Annual Nursing Leadership Conference, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York.
  • Caico, C. (July 14, 2009). Research Paper Presentation. Perimenopause and Menopause Support Program, at the 20th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence Based Practice: Nursing Education: Finding and Using Evidence Towards Global Health. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. July 13-17, 2009. 
  • Caico, C., Driscoll, D. (2009). The Adolescent Pelvic Examination: Challenges and Critical Issues. Women's Health Care. 8(7), 20-24.
  • Caico, C. (2007). Educating Women's Health Nurse Practitioners about Perinatal Grief Process. Women's Health Care. 6(3), 19-26.
  • Caico, C., Driscoll, D. (1996). Critical Pathways and Mother-Baby Coupling. Nursing Management. 27(12), 22-25.
  • Caico, C., McLean, M. (1990). Making Mother-Baby Coupling Work Well. Nursing Management. 21(5), 58-59.