Laura G. Darden, J.D., M.S.N., RN, ACNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor

Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University Laura Darden
3001 Mercer University Drive * Atlanta, GA 30341 

Office No: (678) 547-6701
Office FAX: (678) 547-6777

BSN - Johns Hopkins University
MSN - Emory University
JD - Georgia State University

Laura Darden is a nurse practitioner and attorney with over twenty years of experience as a nurse.  She has experience in both primary and acute care hospital settings, including provision of primary care to veterans as an advanced practice nurse.  She has ten years teaching experience in nursing. Her teaching experience includes online, as well as traditional classroom modalities across graduate and undergraduate programs. Areas of interest include bioethics and nursing leadership.  Professor Darden is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and her practice areas have included estate planning and family law.   As an educator she values lifelong learning and edification of students. Her greatest satisfaction is being a part of the academic journeys of her students.

LLM - Represents advanced law certification in health law with a concentration in compliance

Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – American Nurses Credentialing Center