Meet Shirley Franks
Clinical Instructor, Nursing
Education: 2004 Florida State Univesity, B.S.
2012 The University of Tampa, M.S.
Courses Taught: Nursing Care in the Acute Care Setting
Career Specialties: Over the last 11 years, Shirley Franks has specialized in caring for patients in the acute care setting first as a nurse, and then she decided to advance her career as an advanced practice nurse and obtain her master's. Now, she plans to utilize these experiences to influence nursing leaders.
Professional and Community Activities: Member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association Previously volunteered at the Judeo Christian Clinic and the "Heartwalk"
Honors and Awards: In 2012 while attending UT's MSN program, she was chosen to participate in a UT Life student Web feature, which documented life as a graduate nursing student at UT. Additionally, at Florida State University she was nominated "outstanding senior" candidate, cum laude graduate and inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of nursing.