Bachelor of Science with a major in nursing from Texas Woman’s University, December 2008
Master of Science in Nursing for Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, August 2014
ANCC Certification, AGACNP-BC (Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified) September 2014CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse Certification), May 2011
Carmen Burleson has been practicing as a Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner since 2014. She began her Nurse Practitioner career on a Liver Transplant Critical Care Unit where she cared for patients before and after transplantation prior to transitioning to General Hepatology where she cares for patients with a broad spectrum of liver complications.
Prior to her career as a Nurse Practitioner, Carmen worked in a Medical/Surgical Critical Care Unit for 5 years where she took on the role as a charge nurse, member of the Rapid Response Team, served on quality improvement committees, cared for liver and kidney transplants, in addition to caring for a multitude of various other medical and surgical critical care needs. She thoroughly enjoys working with her patients as well as their families in an effort to provide optimal patient outcomes in a safe and nurturing environment.
Carmen is known for her leadership skills and has been recognized for her outstanding care and service provided to her patients as well as for her efforts in dedication and commitment to excellence. She has been awarded the Meritorious Award for her leadership skills.
In her free time, Carmen enjoys expanding on her clinical knowledge, doing various crafts, and spending time with her family.
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