Patricia Goble has been a registered nurse for 6 years, all of which have been in geriatric nursing. She graduated in 2008 with her ADN from Gaston College, followed by her BSN in 2009 from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She just completed her MSN in nursing administration in 2014 from the University of North Carolina, and is starting her DNP in August 2014. She completed her geriatric resource nurse training in 2009 and became board-certified in geriatric nursing in 2010. She has spent 4 and a half years in nursing leadership in which she has assisted in developing a physician-unit based program, creating a geriatric certification review courses, and providing education to both staff and students. She enjoys working with the elderly population and has a special interest in health policy.