Carol George, MSA, BSN, RN, CRNO

Carol George

Adjunct Clinical Instructor
Undergraduate Studies Program

University of Michigan School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482

Telephone: (734) 763-9198


  • Ophthalmology
  • Quality Improvement
  • Evidence-based practice

Carol George is the Clinical Nursing Director of the Kellogg Eye Center Operating Rooms, Post Anesthesia Care Unit and Pre-operative Clinic. George is involved with the management of ophthalmic surgical patient across the Michigan Medicine Operating Rooms. She promotes patient-family centered care and has worked on multiple process improvement projects. George has been an active member representing Nursing Michigan Medicine/KEC at the World Association of Eye Hospitals.

Affiliations / Service

  • Member, Midwest Nursing Research Society, 1987-present
  • Member, Vice President, and President (various times), National Certifying Board for Ophthalmic Registered Nurses (NCBORN) 2009-2016
  • Association of Perioperative Nurses (AORN)
  • American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses (ASPAN)

Notable Awards / Honors

  • Leadership Award, Institute of Professional Nursing, 2015


  • MSA, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, 2015
  • BSN, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 2008
  • ADN, Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI, 1979

Publication Highlights

  • Churches MR, Merkel S, Robbins S, George C. (2017) Procedural pain reduction and comfort for patients undergoing ophthalmic surgery. ASORN, 42(1):28-32.