School of Nursing

April A. Bice, PhD, CPNP, RN April Bice

Assistant Professor

Office: McNeill Hall 3049
Phone: (910) 962-2594


  • 2015 -- PhD in Nursing, Education Track, University of Tennessee
  • 2011 -- Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), University of Tennessee
  • 2004 -- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), University of Central Florida

Areas of Research Interest

  • Pediatric Pain Management
  • Pediatric Procedural Holistic Comfort
  • Teaching from Holistic Comfort Perspective
  • Academic Faculty Peer Comfort and Support
  • Integrating the use of Technology in Pediatric Teaching

Community Engagements

  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Southern Nursing Research Society
  • American Nurses Association
  • North Carolina Nurses Association
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinical Practice