Assistant Professor


University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Omaha Division
985330 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5330

Phone: 402-955-5894



  • 1991, BSN, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock
  • 2002, MSN, University of Texas at Arlington
  • 2012, DNP, Creighton University - Omaha
  • 2019, PMC, Creighton University - Omaha


Carman DeMare, DNP, APRN-NP, CPNP-AC/PC is a pediatric nurse practitioner at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center with 30 years experience in pediatric nursing, including hematology/oncology, neonatal, pediatric and cardiovascular intensive care units with over 15 years’ experience as a pediatric cardiothoracic surgery PNP. Over the previous few years in addition to direct clinical care she has expanded her interest and experience into advanced practice leadership and graduate level PNP education.

Dr. DeMare obtained her BSN from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, MSN from University of Texas at Arlington, DNP and post graduate pediatric acute care from Creighton University. All graduate and post graduate education has focused on advanced care of the pediatric population.

In addition to a dedication providing quality care to acutely ill pediatric patients and educating future acute care PNPs, Dr. DeMare has special interests in system analysis and quality/process improvement and utilization of change management strategies to implement new policy and programs.


DeMare, C. and O’Keefe, C. (2014). An active surveillance and referral program to ensure respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) prophylaxis for the pediatric congenital heart (CHD) population: a quality improvement project. Clinical Scholars Review, 7(2), 154-159.


National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

National & Midwest chapter member

Acute Care Special Interest Group

Child Health Policy Learning Collaborative

Nebraska Nurse Practitioners

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

American Organization for Nursing Leadership

Certified Nurse Manager and Leader


2014, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), Advocacy Scholars Program

2012, Creighton University, DNP Excellence Award

2001, Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Theta Chapter induction