Shkendie Papraniku, MSN, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
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Professor Papraniku is a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor at the University
of Memphis, Loewenberg School of Nursing, teaching undergraduate courses of Intro
to Medical Surgical Nursing Practicum, Medical Surgical I Practicum, and Health Assessment
Professor Papraniku is a current member of Sigma Theta Tau International and National
League for Nursing.
Professor Papraniku received a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Wagner
College and a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a concentration in Nursing
Education from the University of Memphis.
Expertise and Practice:
Professor Papraniku’s expertise is in Cardiovascular and Medical Surgical Nursing.
She still practices as a registered nurse at Methodist-Le Bonheur Hospital on a cardiac
Professor Papraniku’s research interests include the implementation of innovative
teaching and learning methods with an emphasis in nursing simulation.
Professor Papraniku enjoys spending time with her family and friends and traveling.