Bio:

Cearie Balkcom, ARNP, graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. She went on to complete her Masters of Science in Nursing at Chamberlain College of Nursing in Jacksonville, Florida.

Cearie is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and hold certifications in Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing.

Prior to joining The Cardiac & Vascular Institute in early 2018, Cearie’s professional positions included Coordinator of the Wound and Ostomy Nursing Program, UF Health’s Wound and Hyperbaric Center as well as wound care, critical care and trauma nursing. Her personal interests include traveling and exploring new cities and actively volunteers as a mentor with high school students at her church.

Bio:

Cearie Balkcom, ARNP, graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. She went on to complete her Masters of Science in Nursing at Chamberlain College of Nursing in Jacksonville, Florida.

Cearie is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and hold certifications in Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing.

Prior to joining The Cardiac & Vascular Institute in early 2018, Cearie’s professional positions included Coordinator of the Wound and Ostomy Nursing Program, UF Health’s Wound and Hyperbaric Center as well as wound care, critical care and trauma nursing. Her personal interests include traveling and exploring new cities and actively volunteers as a mentor with high school students at her church.

Certifications:

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Basic Cardiac Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing

Master's Degree:

Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner

Chamberlain College of Nursing,

Jacksonville, FL

Bachelor's Degree:

Nursing

University of South Florida,

Tampa, FL