Faculty Profile

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Norene Norene Carlson

Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy


BS, Pacific University OR
OTD, Quinnipiac University

Principles of Human Development/Older Adults

Spring 2020

Theoretical Models and Service Learning

Fall 2019

Special Topics in Occupational Therapy

Spring 2020

Capstone Graduate Projects

Spring 2020

Directed Study in Evidence-Based Practice

Spring 2020

Seminar: Innovations and Emerging Issues in the Adult Health Care Continuum

Fall 2019

Capstone I

Fall 2019

Capstone II

Spring 2020


Occupational Therapy

Phone Number

(203) 582-6455

Mail Drop




Quinnipiac University

2018 – 2019

Assistant Clinical Professor

Hamden, CT

Western New England University

2018 – 2018

Assistant Clinical Professor

Springfield, MA

Quinnipiac University

2014 – 2017

Part-Time Faculty

Hamden, CT

Middlesex Hospital Homecare

2009 – Present

Occupational Therapist

Middletown, CT

Eastern Rehab Network

2008 – 2009

Occupational Therapist

Newington, CT

New England Home Care

2007 – 2007

Occupational Therapist

Cromwell, CT

Franciscan Home Care

2002 – 2006

Occupational Therapist

Meriden, CT

Hands On Home Health

1997 – 2000

Occupational Therapist

San Marino, CA

Tenent Home Health

1997 – 2000

Occupational Therapist

Pasadena, CA

Rehab Alliance

1996 – 1998

Occupational Therapist

Pasadena, CA

Rehabilitation Institute at Santa Barbara

1996 – 1996

Occupational Therapist

Santa Barbara, CA

Rehabilitation Specialists, Inc.

1996 – 1996

Occupational Therapist

Portland, OR

Health South Regional Rehabilitation Center

1995 – 1995

Occupational Therapist

Miami, FL

Vencor Hospital

1995 – 1996

Occupational Therapist

Boston, MA

Carlson, A.N. , An End-of-Life Care Mentorship Model for Practicing OT Clinicians Using a Weeklong Residency Program, AOTA National Conference (2019).

Carlson, A.N. , Occupational Therapy in Hospice Care, Henderson, NV , Touro University (2018).

Carlson, A.N. , The Role of Occupational Therapy in Primary Care Practice, Springfield, MA, Caring Healthcare (2018).

Carlson, A.N. , Identification of Factors Contributing to the Underutilization of Occupational Therapy in End of Life Care, AOTA National Conference, Salt Lake City, UT (2018).

Carlson, A.N. , Functional Assessment in Adults, Adult Foster Care Summit 2, Worchester, MA (2018).

Carlson, A.N. , Hospice Grand Rounds: Therapy in End of Life Care, Middletown, CT, Middlesex Memorial Hospital (2017).

Carlson, A.N. , The Use of Assistive Devices for Fall Prevention, Middletown, CT, Heritage Commons (2017).

Carlson, A.N. , Positive influences: The effects of hospice visits on occupational therapy students, 22(3) OT Practice 21-23 (2017).

Carlson, A.N. , End of Life Education for Occupational Therapy Students Using Experiential Learning Methods, AOTA National Conference (2017).

Carlson, A.N. , End of Life for Occupational Therapy Students using Experiential Learning Methods, Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association, North Haven, CT (2017).

Carlson, A.N. , Home Healthcare: Occupational Therapy’s Growing Role, Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Fairfield, CT (2017).

Carlson, A.N. , Aging in Place with Dementia, Middletown, CT, Heritage Commons (2016).

Carlson, A.N. , Tech Savvy: The Use of Technology to Age in Place, Cromwell, CT, Covenant Village Assisted Living (2016).

Carlson, A.N. , Use of the MoCA to Determine Home Safety, Middletown, CT, Middlesex Hospital Homecare (2016).

Carlson, A.N. , End of Life Care, Hamden, CT, Quinnipiac University (2015).

Carlson, A.N. , Occupational Therapy's role in End of Life care, Middletown, CT., Middlesex Hospital Homecare (2015).



American Occupational Therapy Association, 2013-2019



Occupational Therapy Licensure by the State of Connecticut Department of Health, 2000-2019

OTR, Occupational Therapist


National Board for the certification of Occupational Therapy.



State of Idaho Secondary Education Teaching Certificate