Dr. Sheets has taught in the undergraduate nursing program at Valparaiso University since 2004. She is certified in gerontology and has an extensive home health background. She has co-authored articles that have been published in Rehabilitation Nursing and Nursing Education Perspectives, and has been a content reviewer for a gerontological nursing textbook. Professor Sheets has presented her Transitional Care DNP EBP project at both the Canadian and American Gerontological Nurses Associations. Professor Sheets maintains a limited practice through Moses Caregivers in a small elderly group home environment and is a CNS trained in home hospice/palliative care. Dr. Sheets was also instrumental in developing a new service line of Transitional Care and Palliative Care at IU Health LaPorte Hospital. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, ANA, and other local community organizations. Professor Sheets also holds a supervision and leadership certificate.