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Faculty and Staff Profile

Francie Black, MS, RN, CCRN


Office: CU Nursing Building 267

Phone: 864-720-2085


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Educational Background

2020 Clemson University M.S. Nursing

2013 Clemson University B.S. Nursing

Courses Taught

NURS 4030: Medical Surgical III: Complex Nursing of Adults
NURS 4031: Medical Surgical III Clinical
NURS 3031: Medical Surgical II Clinical/Lab


I am a critical care nurse and regularly lecture on Critical Care Nursing in the undergraduate program. My specialties within critical care are Neurology and Trauma Nursing. My practice experience has been focused in the Upstate area of South Carolina. I grew up in Sumter County in a rural area on a multi-generational farm. I'm active in professional organizations and hold certifications in Critical Care (CCRN) and Advanced Trauma Life Support for Nursing (ATCN).

Research Interests

My research interests have included alcohol withdrawal in the intensive care unit and psychometrics of instruments for the Spanish-speaking population - Spanish translation of the NIHSS in Neurology patients.

Honors and Awards

Recipient of the Nursing Education award - Clemson University May 2020
Dean's List with GPA of 4.0 for graduate degree - Masters of Science, major in Nursing Clemson University May 2020

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