April Boney, MSN, RN is a professor in the nursing program. As the course lead for Maternal-Child Health, she has 25 years of experience in the field of maternal-child nursing, including 14 years in leadership positions prior to returning full-time to academia in 2017. Ms. Boney teaches theory, clinical, and lab on the Key West Campus as well as the Upper and Middle Keys centers. She obtained her Associate of Science in Nursing from Louisiana Tech University in 1996, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwestern State University in 2000, and a Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Healthcare Education from University of Phoenix in 2008. She is currently enrolled at American Sentinel University in Denver, Colorado working towards her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Educational Leadership.
Having previously taught at the University of Louisiana at Monroe and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Ms. Boney is passionate about educating our future generation of nurses using active strategies and a hands-on approach to learning. Her membership affiliations include: Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), American Nurses Association (ANA), National League for Nurses (NLN), and Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) – Chi Alpha Chapter.