Sharon B Welsh, MSN, ARNP


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Sharon Welsh knew she wanted to be in the medical field since she was a teenager.

After she and her identical twin sister graduated high school, Sharon moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina to pursue a nursing career. Upon graduation from the University of North Carolina, Sharon became a labor and delivery nurse. From there, she accepted and embraced life as a traveling nurse position and ventured across the U.S. for 7 years. It was in 1995 when Sharon relocated permanently to Florida to attend the University of Florida, where she became a Nurse Practitioner. Sharon joined Visionary Woman Care (at Visionary Centre for Women) in 2010. Part of what attracted her to Visionary Woman Care is the progressive and caring combination of interest, medicine and excellence that is evident in each team member and the overall approach to women’s health.

For Sharon, it has been amazing to experience how medicine has changed over the years to provide cutting edge care to women. It is both the advancements and opportunities for quality of life and learning that continue to feed Sharon’s drive to empower and help women be the best that they can possibly be. Sharon happily shares that her decision to continue as a Women’s Health ARNP affords her the opportunity to assist women in any way she can…and does! She is passionate about health and well-being, and will stop at nearly nothing to ensure everything is done for and with a patient to achieve the type of health results desired.

Education

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Master of Science in Nursing — Family Nurse Practitioner
Graduated December 1997

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Bachelor of Science of Nursing
Graduated 1990

Honors/Certifications ANCC Certification Sigma Theta Tau — Academic Honor Society

Professional Experience

September 2010 — Present
Visionary Woman Care, Clearwater, FL
ARNP

April 1999 — September 2010
Bay Area Women's Care , Clearwater, FL
ARNP

July 1998 - January 1999
Drs. Rosewater, Lerner, Rudolph & Associates, Clearwater, FL
ARNP

January 1998 - July 1998
Home Health Nurse in Obstetrics and Pediatrics
Home Health Corporation of America St. Petersburg, FL

January 1996 - April 1997
Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL
Staff Registered Nurse in Labor & Delivery

January 1995 - December 1995
Brandon Hospital, Brandon, FL
Staff Registered Nurse in Labor & Delivery

April 1992 - December 1994
Travel Registered Nurse in Labor & Delivery
Had multiple assignments in various hospitals

May 1990 - April 1992
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Women's Hospital, Greensboro, NC
Nurse Intern, Staff Nurse in Labor & Delivery

Memberships

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health Florida Nurse Association