Tracey Merworth, from El Paso, Texas has been a registered nurse for 37 years. Her nursing background is trauma, emergency, and critical care nursing. She attained her BSN in 1982, her MSN in 1998, and her DNP in 2018. Previous experience includes her service as clinical educator for 14 years with a local hospital network. She also has served as a Trauma Program Manager, Stroke Center Coordinator, Chest Pain Center Coordinator, Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager, Charge Nurse, and Staff Nurse. For the last 10 years she has been a faculty member at the University of Texas at El Paso School of Nursing where she is the Course manager in the undergraduate BSN program in a course that deals with the patient with complex illnesses. In her role as course manager, she has overall administrative responsibility for management of the course to include day to day operations and is the primary lecturer for course. She also provides student supervision in the clinical setting.