Steve Branham, PhD, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, ENP-C, FAANP, CCRN, is an Associate Professor in the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, and adjunct faculty at Texas Woman’s University in Denton, TX.
Dr. Branham completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Phoenix. He is an inaugural graduate of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Texas Medical Branch, and he completed his doctoral work at Texas Woman’s University in 2011.
Dr. Branham is a frequent local, state, and national speaker on issues affecting the acute care nurse practitioner role, emergency care, business practices, and telehealth. He is one of the few nurse practitioners in the nation authorized by the Society of Critical Care Medicine to serve as an independent course consultant for the Fundamental Critical Care Support Course.
He has provided instruction to over 500 acute care nurse practitioners in his role as university faculty, as well as to many other practicing nurse practitioners working in various specialties. Throughout his teaching career, Dr. Branham has maintained active clinical practice and telepractice focused on critical and emergency care.
In 2013, Dr. Branham was inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.