Charlotte G. Merrill

  • Woodworth US-LA
Charlotte G. Merrill

Mexico Medical Misson


Compassionate, goal directed professional with a strong clinical background and education.  Driven by sharing with others the benefits of best health outcomes and educating those with disease states.  Sensitive to the needs of others; physically, emotionally, and spiritually.  Excited to continue my education, instruct nursing students and practice in clinic as DNP. Areas of strength include:

¨      Critical Care Medical / Surgical background

¨      Obstetrics / Maternal Health

¨      Critical Thinking/Decision Making

¨      Assessment

¨      Client/Community Relations

¨      Passion to instruct

¨      Preceptor to new hires

¨      750 hours rural clinical experience

Work History

Work History

Staff Nurse

Health South Physical Rehabilitation Hospital

Staff RN/Educator - Charge Nurse over LPNs and Techs in a 32 bed rehab hospital.  Collaborate care with Physicians and bedside nurses. Report any significant issues to Brian Ussery, RN,BSN,CNO.

  • Instrumental in updating Educational Competencies for nursing staff.
  • Assistant to CNO; organizing policies, competencies and staff education.
  • Staff education classes
Sep 2011 - Present


LC Family Health Clinic

Practice as a FNP-C in a primary care setting, diagnosing & initiating care for various types of diseases & conditions. Scope of practiceincludes management of acute illness and chronic diseases such as HTN and diabetes with prescriptive authority and ability to execute laboratory and imaging test.  Perform health background & physical assessments by taking into account the patient's biological, social and physical wellness.  

Aug 2009 - Present

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Louisiana College

Assistant Professor of Nursing, primary responsible; Medical-Surgical Nursing theory and practice.   Med/Surg I, II & II coordinator for Junior and Senior nursing students.  This role encompasses the orchestration of the three levels of Medical / Surgical theory and practical experience with junior and senior nursing students.  Assuring the knowledge and practical experience for nursing students to enter the career of nursing on the baccalaureate level.


Jan 2012 - Dec 2013


University of Alabama

Scholarly Capstone Project - Barriers to best practice in the management of childhood obesity among ages 8-12.

Graduation - December 14, 2013

Aug 2006 - May 2010


Northwestern State University
Aug 1981 - May 1985

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Northeast Louisiana University


Jan 2011 - Present

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
May 2004 - Present

Certified Parish Nurse

St. Louis University of Nursing
May 1985 - Jan 2014

RN State Licensure

Louisiana State Board of Nursing
Sep 2011 - Jan 2014

Family Nurse Practitioner Licensure

Louisiana State Board of Nursing
Jan 2013 - Jan 2013

Basic Cardiac Life Support

American Heart Association



Mickey Mangun

Kimberly Sharp RN, PhD

Louisiana College is widely know for its quality academic programs and for its spiritual environment.  Nursing graduates experience the best of both; leaving LC prepared to face the professional challenges of a demanding health care environment with the compassion needed to treat patients as individuals.

Hernadon (Buzz) Jeansonne, APRN, FNP-C