A First For Florida

A Gator Nursing DNP student was one of the first APRNs to obtain full practice authority in Florida

By: Rachel Rivera
Monica Barfield Monica Barfield at the grand opening of New Horizon Primary Care with Rep. Jason Shoaf, 7th District, on July 6, 2020.
Monica Barfield Monica Barfield with her husband, Chris Barfield, at the 2022 AANP Conference.
“I had decided if it were meant to be, I would be accepted. If not, I would pick up where I left off and focus on my new practice.”
Monica Barfield
New Horizon
“I contribute my education from the College of Nursing and my affiliation with FNPN to this humbling achievement,” Barfield says. “There is truly no greater feeling than knowing you have reached your highest potential."
Monica Barfield