Laura Hawsey received her master’s and her bachelor’s degrees in nursing from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. Board Certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, she is professionally affiliated with the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and Capitol Nurse Practitioner Group. She currently precepts Nurse Practitioner students and has been an Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor. She has also assisted with Advance Trauma Life Support. Laura, who was a trauma critical care nurse for 17 years prior to getting her NP degree, has been a nurse practitioner with Dr. Rhinehart for 10 years. She currently lives in Irmo with her husband and two sons.