Sharon Smith, APRN, CNP initially started her nursing career as a registered nurse after completing her associates degree of nursing at Westark community college in 2000.She went on to obtain her Bachelor degree in Nursing from Northeastern State University of Tahlequah. She continued and completed her Masters of Nursing in Family Practice Nursing at South Alabama University in 2011.
She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has worked in many areas of nursing including hospital care in orthopedics, a rehabilitation unit where she was charge nurse, and outpatient services. She also taught and was team leader of a LPN program at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. Upon completing her Nurse Practitioner degree, she practiced in Family Practice for two years. In 2014 she began working in pain management as a Nurse Practitioner.