Area: Kinesiology and Health - Electrocardiography (EKG)
End Degree: M.Ed., PA-C
Office: Physician Assistant Program, RWJMS Research Tower, 6th floor, Busch Campus
Primary Care PA with background in Cardiology
Licenses and Certifications
Licensed Physician Assistant, State of New Jersey - July 7, 2017-August 31, 2019
NCCPA Board Certified - 1984; re-certified 1990, 1996, 2002, 2008, 2014
CPR-BLS Instructor, American Heart Association, 11/30/2015-11/2017
CPR-BLS Provider, American Heart Association, 11/30/2015-11/2017
Emergency Care Technician, expires 12/31/2017
Outdoor Emergency Care Instructor, expires 12/31/2017
National Ski Patrol, expires 12/31/2017
Pennsylvania Department of Health First Responder, expires 01/01/2018
National Certification as a Physician Assistant, 1983-present
K-12 Teaching Certificate in Health and Physical Education, State of New Jersey, 1974-present
01:377:496 EKG Use and Interpretation
Carol Sadley received her B.S. degree in Health and Physical Education from The College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College) in 1974. She taught Health and Physical Education and coached various girls' sports teams at Hamilton High School East in Hamilton Township, NJ, for the next 6 years. During those years, she also pursued her interest in the emergency medicine area by taking and teaching many CPR, First Aid, and Water Safety/Lifesaving classes.
From 1980-83 she attend the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and Rutgers University's Physician Assistant Program and received a B.S. in Physician Assistant (PA) degree. After graduation, she worked as a medical PA in the Department of Medicine for two years at Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Pennsylvania (PAs were not yet licensed to work in NJ). The next 8 years were spent developing and directing Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation programs at two community hospitals in the Trenton, NJ area.
In 1993, Ms. Sadley accepted a position as a full-time faculty member at the UMDNJ-RU Physician Assistant Program where she is now an Associate Professor. In 1997 she received her Master of Education degree from the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University. She also was awarded the Excellence in Teaching award from the School of Health Related Professions of UMDNJ. In addition to teaching full-time, Carol maintains her clinical skills by working part-time at the HOPE Clinic in Plainfield, NJ as a Primary Care PA. She also teaches the EKG Use and Interpretation course for Rutgers University, and has done so since 1999.
Awards and Achievements
Outstanding Humanitarian PA, New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants, 2014
Outstanding PA Educator, New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants, 2011
Certificate of Appreciation, New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants, 2011 Spring Conference
Excellence in Teaching Award, UMDNJ/SHRP, 1997-98
American National Red Cross Certificate of Merit, American Red Cross, 1977
Mercer County High School Coach of the Year, Mercer County Coaches Association, 1975
Hammond Service Award, Trenton State College, 1974
Zachow R, Sadley C, “Introduction to electrocardiography diagnostic skills” (MEP-2012-0025); MedEdPORTAL; 2/2012
Zachow R, Sadley C, Schwenkler J., “Case for Medical Physiology Small Group Discussion: Atrial Fibrillation” (#596) MedEdPORTAL; 6/2007
Reviewer for “A Comprehensive Review for the Certification and Recertification Examination for Physician Assistants”, 2006-2010, 2014-present.