“After nursing school, are you going to become a doctor?” The first time I was asked this, I gave the inquirer a strange look and replied with a sassy, “No…I’m going to be a nurse.” It wasn’t until the third time I was asked the same question I realized that people genuinely didn’t understand the…

It’s Never Too Late To Start Renee Hibma’s unique journey in nursing began in the early 1990s at the University of Tennessee. She started nursing school at the age of 37 with the end goal of continuing into Nurse Practitioner (NP) training. Her career started as a Med-Surgical Nurse. “I was just like everyone else….