Afshan Kirmani




Afhsan Kirmani joined Cumberland University School of Nursing as an Adjunct Faculty in 2011. She enjoys teaching online in the RN to BSN program.

She practices as a Family Nurse Practitioner at a clinic in Nashville. She provides care to homeless and under privileged population. She also loves to precepts other Family Nurse Practitioner students in her clinic.

She is married and has three daughters. She enjoys reading books, traveling, learning about different cultures and spending time wither her family.

Academic Background

B.S., Biology
Wingate University

B.S., Nursing
Tennessee State University

M.S., Family Nurse Practitioner
Tennessee State University

Post Graduate Nurse Education Certificate
Tennessee State University

Honors and Awards
Certificate of Achievement Award: for Outstanding Scholarly Research Award-Qualitative, 2010
Certificate of Appreciation: University Minority Awareness Health Fair: "Beating-Odds," 2009

Volunteer Groups and Affiliations
• America Nurses Association
• American Association of Nurse Practitioners
• American Red Cross Nashville Chapter
• Sigma Theta Tau International

Online Courses Taught
NUR 321 - Introduction to Nursing Research
NUR 392 - Applied Nursing Research
NUR 342 - Trans-cultural Nursing and Global Health
NUR 401 - Capstone Project
NUR 426 - Leadership and Management in Nursing
NUR 433 - Informatics in Nursing
NUR 400 - Trends and Issues in Professional Nursing
NUR 378 - Concepts of Professional Nursing