Shelley D. Ford, M.S.N., RN


Associate Degree Nursing Faculty


History With DCCCD

  • 2013 - Nursing faculty at Mountain View

Educational Background

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas
  • Master’s degree in nursing leadership and management from Walden University in Minneapolis
  • Pursuing a doctor of nursing practice degree from American Sentinel University in Aurora, Colorado

Professional Associations

  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, American Nurses Association and Texas Nurses Association

Related Professional Experience

  • Teaching experience includes classroom lecture, clinical rotations, skills lab instruction and online teaching for both ADN and LVN nursing students.
  • Has taught courses in pediatrics, medical-surgical nursing, pharmacology, nursing fundamentals, community health and obstetrics.
  • Professional nursing and management experience includes trauma and emergency services, pediatric intensive care, outpatient oncology, home care and hospice care.
  • Has served as an RN in the trauma center and emergency department of Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital; as a staff nurse in the accident and emergency department of Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in London, England; as an RN in the pediatric ICU of Cook Children’s Medical Center; as the branch manager in home care and hospice in Fort Worth’s Visiting Nurse Association; and as a vocational nursing instructor at the Arlington campus of Concorde Career College.
  • Has also worked as the primary clinical nurse for Dr. George R. Blumenschein, world-renowned oncologist, breast cancer specialist and author, before he retired in 2008.