About Patriot Nurse


Patriot Nurse is a Registered Nurse and Master Herbalist who graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  She externed in medical surgical nursing and interned in high risk labor and delivery.  She has traveled internationally for medical missions in Trinidad and Indochina.  Patriot Nurse also served as an adjunct instructor for Roane State Community College of Nursing.   Working as a staff nurse for many years, she has gained experience in psychiatric, natural childbirth, home health, emergency and trauma.

Patriot Nurse currently teaches her own brand of curriculum, focusing on Disaster Medical Preparedness for the layperson and healthcare provider alike. Her courses enjoy wide popularity.

Patriot Nurse is a lifelong student of medicine across the full spectrum of Western, Eastern, allopathic and naturopathic modalities.

 Current and former medical certifications include: 

  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • NRP
  • S.T.A.B.L.E.
  • TNCC
  • ENPC
  • ATCN

Patriot Nurse has received education in various 'alternative' treatment methods and has a broad base of knowledge in traditional and non-traditional medicine.  She is a certified Advanced Splankna practitioner and has received her certification as a Master Herbalist from the School of Natural Healing, founded by Dr. John Christopher in 1953. She holds a Master's Degree in Herbology from the same. 

In addition to her medical work, Patriot Nurse has trained with firearms instructors Paul Gomez, Rob Pincus (I.C.E. Training), Kyle Armstrong, Craig Douglas (Southnarc), Paul Howe (CSAT) and Reid Henrichs. She is a fierce defender of the Second Amendment, women's self-defense and family protection issues. In addition to being a GLOCK Certified Armorer, she is certified to teach firearms by the National Rifle Association and the State of Tennessee. 

Firearms Certifications and Association Memberships

- NRA Life Member

- Gun Owners of America - Lifetime Member

- Tennessee Firearms Association - Life Member

- GLOCK Certified Armorer

- NRA Certified Pistol Instructor

- Glock Sport Shooting Foundation Lifetime Member