The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing
1710 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78701-1499
NUR 5.121 (office location)
512-471-7921 (office phone)
Sharon Carter earned her Bachelor’s degree in nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University. After graduation, she began working in a CardioVascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) in Muncie, Indiana. After seven years in the CVICU, she became a travel nurse working Medical Surgical Intensive Care and Neurological Trauma Units in California and Texas.
Sharon obtained her Master’s in Nursing Education at Ball State University. She completed her degree by working at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing and was invited to join the faculty at the School of Nursing after completing her degree. Her teaching and community interests include critical care medicine, forensic nursing and nursing informatics.
Sharon is a member of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). She holds a certification for trauma nursing and is a certified Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) instructor.