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Kimberly Forcum, B.S.N., RN, BLS

Associate Degree Nursing faculty
El Centro College

Kimberly Forcum’s clinical experience includes neonatal nursing, women’s and children’s health, maternal nursing, infection prevention and employee health. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Texas and is completing a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington.

She is certified as a neonatal intensive care nurse; as a faith community nurse by the International Parish Nurse Resource Center; and in Basic Life Support by the American Heart Association. She has also served as a regional trainer for the Neonatal Resuscitation Program.

She has served as a nurse manager in infection prevention and employee health, as well as in pediatrics, at Medical Center of Plano; as clinical instructor for HCA North Texas; as a community nurse educator and nurse clinician in the women’s and children’s department of Medical Center of McKinney; and as a nurse manager in pediatrics at Medical Center of Plano.

She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing; the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN); the Academy of Neonatal Nursing; the National Association of Neonatal Nursing; the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC); and Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 300 at the University of Texas at Arlington.

A parish nurse, she serves on the Prince of Peace Catholic Church Parish Nursing and Wellness Committee; served as nurse consultant to Van Taylor, state representative of District 66; and has volunteered for Girl Scouts of America, the March of Dimes and the Children’s Advocacy Center.