Director Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) online program & Assistant Professor of Nursing
Burgess Hall 315
MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner from Univeristy of Phoenix
BSN, Nursing from Bradley University
Professor Borton is ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center) board-certified, as an Advanced Practice Nurse, specializing in Family Practice. Prior to coming to Bradley full time she functioned in the role of a Family Advanced Practice Nurse. Professor Borton’s advanced practice clinical experience includes urgent care, maternal-child, and family practice. She maintains her advance practical clinical expertise by working part-time as a family nurse practitioner at a local urgent care clinic. Prior to achieving her FNP, she worked at Mesa General Hospital, in Arizona, as a charge nurse on a Cardiac step-down unit, and also as a float nurse to all hospital units/floors.
Professor Borton joined the Bradley University Department of Nursing Faculty in January 2010 as a part time clinical instructor. In February 2011, she joined the faculty as a full time Assistant Professor of Nursing.
Professor Borton teaches full-time in the online FNP program, Prior teaching at Bradley included Maternal-Newborn Nursing (theory & practicum), Health Assessment (theory), sophomore adult health medical-surgical practicum.
Professor Borton is currently pursuing her PhD in Nursing at Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University.
Research interests include increasing breastfeeding duration with infants and first-time mothers. She is currently involved in a research study that is looking at different interventions to increase that breastfeeding duration.
Bible Baptist Church, Peoria, Il
Pianist, Junior Church Instructor, Junior Church Pageant Director, Nursery Worker
March 2007 - Present