Assistant Clinical Professor

Frances Patmon is a part-time assistant clinical professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. In a unique clinician educator role, Patmon divides her time between providing patient care at various clinical sites in the region and designing courses for the school’s graduate-degree programs.

In addition to her role at the School of Nursing, Patmon also is a family nurse practitioner providing care at Sutter Roseville Medical Center. She also serves as a clinical research coordinator there. For the past seven years, Patmon’s work has focused on both providing care as well as leading research efforts at several large, regional health systems. She also held a variety of teaching positions serving in both clinical faculty roles for nursing programs as well as a clinical educator in hospital settings.

Previously, Patmon worked as the director of Emergency Services at Mercy Hospital of Folsom, a family nurse practitioner for Auburn Medical Group, and a nurse scientist for Dignity Health. Prior to earning her family nurse practitioner certification and doctoral degree, Patmon served in a variety of registered nursing roles throughout the region.

She earned a Doctor of Philosophy Degree from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis in 2014, followed by a postmaster’s certificate for a family nurse practitioner at Western University of Health Sciences. She earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Nursing from California State University, Sacramento.

Patmon collaborated with several other nursing researchers to publish articles in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Emergency Nursing, Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, Nursing, Journal of Medical Internet Research and Journal of Informatics Nursing.

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