Mrs. Broadbent started her nursing career after receiving an Associate Degree in Nursing from Copiah Lincoln Community College in 1997. She practiced for several years in mental health and medical surgical nursing in acute care settings. In 2004, she enrolled at Delta State University where she completed her BSN and MSN degrees. Mrs. Broadbent practiced as a Family Nurse Practitioner providing primary care to veterans within the Department of Veterans Affairs health system. She also has experience in urgent care, home health, and long-term care settings. Prior to joining the faculty at Florida Atlantic University, Mrs. Broadbent was an educator in both undergraduate and graduate nursing programs in Florida. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with an anticipated graduation date of July 2022. Mrs. Broadbent is a member of the American Nurses Association (ANA), American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), and Sigma Theta Tau.
Examples of Courses Taught Throughout Teaching Career:
• Nursing Leadership
• Professional Development in Nursing
• Health Assessment in Nursing Situations
• Family Nurse Practitioner, Care of the Family Practicum
• Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical Component
• Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Clinical Component